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Old 11-07-2017, 07:12 AM
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I have just got myself a Whipit, which flies well and is a lot of fun.

But I don't like the fiddly little screws that hold the wing on, so I was considering an alternative. I do have some small neodymium magnets I could attach to wing and/or fuselage, but I am not sure if they will be a) strong enough to hold on a dlg wing, and b) not so strong that separation will damage the plane.

No ailerons on the Whipit, so no servos to attach/detach, so should I just go for it? Or is there a better way?

Some may advise that the Whipit is the wrong glider to buy, and, respect to you and all that, but I know what I want, and it's a simple small demountable dlg, and the Whipit ticks those boxes. So, what attachment systems are people using?
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Old 11-07-2017, 08:34 PM
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I wonder if you could adapt some canopy latches? Easy on and off.
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That's an interesting thought I hadn't considered. Might look into what's available. Still thinking magnets might be the answer, mind.
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