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Old 06-06-2003, 12:21 PM
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Do you think this thing will fly ok? Its made of foam, 1100 wide by 900 long, powered by 35 size motor. Only has elevator control for up/down, left/right. I'm not sure how to balance it. Any tips?
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Old 06-06-2003, 12:50 PM
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I don't know what your weight is or what the wing loading is, but it should fly. If you look in Hippo's Foamfly.com website in the 'photo gallery' under 'glen's plans' (http://www.foamfly.com/gallery/view_...albumName=Glen), you will find several similar designs.

You can also search R/C Groups (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/index.php?topic=ezone) for 'Pizza Box Flier' or 'PBF' and find other similar designs (square instead of round). Most of these are rumored to fly, some better than others.
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Old 06-06-2003, 10:42 PM
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thanks for the links, will look into it further before i try to fly it.
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http://www.rcuniverse.com/showthread...45#post1042575

all your questions have been answered here, in your first threadd
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Talk to Wingspan 99. He is a genius with flying disks. I do remember that he said that his balanced at 27% back from leading edge and it flew great. Give it a try and let us all know.

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