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    08-02-2016, 05:19 PM
    Looks like glow powered. Terrific....Also interesting are the flaps. Love that. Stab design is rather strange. The chord increase towards the tip...
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    08-01-2016, 08:25 PM
    Attaboy!!
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    08-01-2016, 11:40 AM
    G, I think you meant pitch. Roll couple is a function of wing dihedral versus wing CL location vertically on the fuse, relative to the thrust line....
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    07-29-2016, 01:20 PM
    MTK replied to a thread Amadeus in Electric Pattern Aircraft
    I'm having a heck of time posting from the phone....one more time Well used spat mold....I need to build another. Shows the axle bolt areas ...
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    07-28-2016, 06:42 PM
    Scott, yes true that. Folks have moved the wing back because the composite stabs and rudder are so heavy. Add the extra weight of all those servos...
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    07-28-2016, 04:40 PM
    MTK replied to a thread Amadeus in Electric Pattern Aircraft
    I see no reason why not. I usually use two layers of 2 ounce cloth for the smaller. Then add carbon cloth to both sides of the spat in the axle...
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    07-28-2016, 02:02 PM
    MTK replied to a thread Amadeus in Electric Pattern Aircraft
    Thats it....thanks Brian. Rodney, the gear struts are rather slender and thin by most standards. They are shock absorbing to reduce load transfer...
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    07-28-2016, 11:07 AM
    MTK replied to a thread Amadeus in Electric Pattern Aircraft
    I modified the original Wist Model innovation quite a bit to simplify alignment and improve the installation to the fuse. The struts simply plug...
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    07-28-2016, 11:00 AM
    Actually with three servos in the tail, it is closer to 160-170 grams. Don't forget servo mounts, pushrods and the servo cables. They all add.... ...
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    07-28-2016, 10:25 AM
    Nothing wrong with brown paper to cover wings. Paper grocery bags are made from the right weight paper. The finish can be Esaki and dope and paint,...
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    07-28-2016, 10:06 AM
    MTK replied to a thread Amadeus in Electric Pattern Aircraft
    Brian, I'm not sure what happened. It was a windy day with around 20+ mph crosswind, with gusts to around 30. The model was the Griffin by Xtreme...
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    07-27-2016, 10:20 PM
    MTK replied to a thread Amadeus in Electric Pattern Aircraft
    You may want to add some more glass around the wing TE and 6" aft. Also, a bit more around the stab LE. I had one buckle just aft of the wing TE....
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    07-27-2016, 08:20 PM
    MTK replied to a thread Amadeus in Electric Pattern Aircraft
    Rodney, I have been posting in only one thread in the electric column and have not paid a lot of attention elsewhere. Glad I stopped here to read...
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    07-27-2016, 12:18 PM
    Dag, MY preference and most of the folks I fly with, the lighter the better. IF a plane can be made to 4750 grams it will fly easier, better and...
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    07-27-2016, 09:00 AM
    Brian, Henry Piorun from Canada, manufactured models of his design back in the late 80's, early 90's. Typical glass fuses with balsa skinned plug...
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    07-26-2016, 01:37 PM
    Brian, That's my exact point.... "Best materials" will be an improvement but not without better technique. The one thing that you can't expect is...
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    07-25-2016, 09:45 PM
    Hmmm!! ... Lighter parts (plenty strong and stiff for the job) generally have less material in them. Less material actually cost less, except The...
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