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Old 12-27-2014, 11:40 AM
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Default Tony Nijhuis Vulcan bomber

Will soon start building this balsa/ply kit, Single engine 98" wingspan.
Going to use Unilights, and will give some feedback/review on them.

More info on Tonys website, (the Pictures of finished model is from Tonys website)

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Old 12-27-2014, 12:49 PM
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I have started the build, a couple of hours this morning, and framing of the fuselage is almost done, you can also see the turbine Mounts.
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Old 01-28-2015, 12:00 PM
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This is on my list for later this year so thanks for showing us the build, subscribed.
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Wow, a real build thread!!

looking forward to watching your progress.

thanks

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I have done some planking, and formers for nose and tail, the double Wren pipe was a tight fit, but will give me some peace of mind regarding heat.
So far no problems.
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Old 02-10-2015, 05:04 AM
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Nice project...
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Old 02-16-2015, 07:14 AM
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Viggo, how far did you get with the Vulcan?
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Originally Posted by Mark 5 View Post
Viggo, how far did you get with the Vulcan?
The basic bodywork is almost done, after the summer i will start building the wings, i have such a short flying season, so no building during summertime.
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So is your summertime over? Any more progress?
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Originally Posted by bidrseed2 View Post
So is your summertime over? Any more progress?
Hopefully we can fly until the end of October, but the evenings is getting darker, i think i will continue in two weeks time.
Thank you for watching.
This upcomming weekend i will go too Duxford for the airshow, and i will take some pictures of the vulcan standing there ( missing some details )
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Some inspiration. It's a great model. Good luck with the completing the project.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMsDexa-4qo

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Great thread on a new design. I have just ordered the CNC and wood packs so this should keep me busy over the winter, will keep you posted if there is interest.

I have a P100 engine in my Xcalibur that I will swap over. When some of these get flying it will be interesting to discuss on engine size and performance.

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Old 09-27-2015, 12:33 PM
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Your P-100 will be perfect.

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Now its time for some building, i have started framing up the wings.

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I put togheter what i have done so far, the size is good, the wings take some time, but are really easy too build, the wing ribs are warping, so take the time too align everything with a lot of pins and spacers.
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That looks great, any real challenges getting to this point point, just about to start mine now that the garage is cleaned and tidy.
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Very interesting project. What is the FW will be?
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Originally Posted by mike_fish View Post
Very interesting project. What is the FW will be?
Around 13 kg
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Originally Posted by John_R View Post
That looks great, any real challenges getting to this point point, just about to start mine now that the garage is cleaned and tidy.
No, the build has been pretty straight forward so far. Good Luck With yours
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Originally Posted by viggkri View Post
Around 13 kg
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The wings are fragile, seem too damages them every time i move them around, so i decided too fiberglass them at this early stage. Today i started on ailerons and elevators.


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I have done all the basic balsawork, exept fin and rudder, the fuselage would be more difficult too move around after the fin is in place, so i will wait as long as possible.
I have started too cut hatces in the bottom fuselage before glassing.
I make the nose removeable, the nose cone sits in one of the fuselage cut-outs in the picture.
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Great build you have going on here!. Vulcans are one of those "Must do" projects!
What size turbine will you be using?
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