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10-11-2019, 11:57 PM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Hi Ro, You can find the drawings in the first...

Hi Ro,
You can find the drawings in the first post in this thread: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/12531336-post1.html
You can also find the 3D models for reference in post #4.

Anyway, please...
10-01-2019, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Great work, and even more impressive considering...

Great work, and even more impressive considering that you made all that in less than a month !
09-26-2019, 11:54 PM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Thanks a lot guys. From the pictures it was...

Thanks a lot guys.
From the pictures it was difficult for me to imagine how it will look like in the end, so i used the images posted above as background in my CAD software and by carefully matching...
09-26-2019, 05:00 AM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Airframe assembly ...

Airframe assembly

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09-21-2019, 12:31 AM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Thanks a lot, i am glad you like it. The wings...

Thanks a lot, i am glad you like it. The wings and stabs came out very nice and smooth indeed, there is no need for filler anywhere. The fuselage needs a little here and there, because the sheeting...
09-20-2019, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Wing assembly part 4 ...

Wing assembly part 4

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09-17-2019, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

That's great Henry, i followed your Fantasista...

That's great Henry, i followed your Fantasista build on Facebook and i can't wait to see what you can do with a Vortex kit !
09-17-2019, 09:06 AM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

That's great news Don, thank you for all the hard...

That's great news Don, thank you for all the hard work. I can provide any drawings if needed, just let me know.
09-16-2019, 10:54 PM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Hi Henry, Thank you for the kind words, it is...

Hi Henry,
Thank you for the kind words, it is great to have such an accomplished builder and pilot interested in my design.

Initially there were plans to have the composite parts manufactured by...
09-16-2019, 03:09 AM
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Views: 15,840
Posted By Alex Voicu

Wing assembly part 3 ...

Wing assembly part 3

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09-14-2019, 11:20 PM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

No worries Ini, obviously there are many ways to...

No worries Ini, obviously there are many ways to design a wing structure and we all have our own ideas. Maybe we can discuss different solutions and building techniques in a new thread to keep this...
09-14-2019, 06:04 AM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Thank you Claude. I think we now have many...

Thank you Claude. I think we now have many examples proving that the wing is strong enough as it is and doesn't need any modifications.
09-13-2019, 11:06 PM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Thank you for the image and details Claude. Most...

Thank you for the image and details Claude. Most of the strength comes from the balsa sheeting anyway; for example a wing made of foam and balsa doesn't have any spars. If we isolate the foam core...
09-12-2019, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Hi Will, those are not my builds, i just found...

Hi Will, those are not my builds, i just found the pictures on the internet. The Ascent picture is from a build thread on Facebook at the link below but i can't remember where i found the other one....
09-12-2019, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

As Bo said, every builder can make his own...

As Bo said, every builder can make his own improvements if he thinks it is necessary. But before extending the secondary spar and wingtube please analyze the examples below and compare them to the...
09-12-2019, 04:30 AM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Sure, more internal structure will make the wing...

Sure, more internal structure will make the wing even stronger. The question is where to stop adding more structure :)
My first design (Radiance) didn't even have a secondary spar, just the plywood...
09-11-2019, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

That's a very good remark Bo, i often wondered...

That's a very good remark Bo, i often wondered myself how some models can get away with such short wingtubes. It saves some weight i suppose but the shorter the wingtube is, the larger the effort in...
09-10-2019, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Alex Voicu

Wing assembly part 2 ...

Wing assembly part 2

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09-10-2019, 03:55 AM
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Views: 5,199
Posted By Alex Voicu

Congratulations for the first flights Dan,...

Congratulations for the first flights Dan, awesome model !
I hope you will have great results with it in competitions !
09-05-2019, 02:13 AM
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Views: 15,840
Posted By Alex Voicu

Wing assembly part 1 ...

Wing assembly part 1

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09-05-2019, 02:06 AM
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Views: 15,840
Posted By Alex Voicu

Thank you Will, you are very kind :) And many...

Thank you Will, you are very kind :)
And many thanks to Don for his hard work on the molds, looking forward to see his results.
08-30-2019, 11:06 PM
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Views: 15,840
Posted By Alex Voicu

Thank you Don !

Thank you Don !
08-30-2019, 08:24 AM
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Views: 15,840
Posted By Alex Voicu

Stab assembly part 3 ...

Stab assembly part 3

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08-21-2019, 11:59 PM
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Views: 15,840
Posted By Alex Voicu

Thank you Will ! I'm not aiming for a specific...

Thank you Will !
I'm not aiming for a specific weight, as long as it will be under 5kg i'll be happy. It's a very large plane and i built it entirely with 100kg/m3 (or 6.25 lb/ ft3) balsa. I've seen...
08-21-2019, 12:25 PM
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Views: 15,840
Posted By Alex Voicu

Stab assembly part 2 ...

Stab assembly part 2

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