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Old 11-04-2005, 12:39 PM
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Default Own design scratch built X-Fighter Racer

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This is my own design X-Fighter Racer for low cost brushless 2408-21 motors, TT 8x 4 slowfly prop and 3S lipo packs. The model weighs approx 17ozs and has a 32inch wingspan. The thrust equals approx 19ozs which gives a weight/thrust ratio better than 1:1 so performance should be excilerating!

The test flight will hopefully be in the next few weeks. I hope to publish a plan in the near future!
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Old 11-04-2005, 03:34 PM
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That looks great! What goes in the nose? Looks like a spot for a second motor.
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Old 11-04-2005, 03:53 PM
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That looks great! What goes in the nose? Looks like a spot for a second motor.
The nose will eventually be balsa- blocked in. But a second low pitched prop motor could be added!

And I used a 40% (12inch span) balsa chukie glider to accertain the c of g position.
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Wow that looks great! Should really be a hot rod...cant wait for the flight report.

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The completed model!

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