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Forum: Sport Flying
08-24-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 524
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Posted By canardlover

Howdy dear ”UltraSporters”, this thread has been...

Howdy dear ”UltraSporters”, this thread has been idle too for long now. About time for updates.! Here is my update: Fitted a pipe and temporarily covered the wheel wells as you see. My favourite prop...
08-21-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By canardlover

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/550x326/ccw5_03_d2d1105955117840f1196f08c62efabd93a21f2a.jpg...
08-18-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By canardlover

Engine nacelles high or low..??

Howdy all multi engine lovers: I am currently designing my first tri-motor plane and need to pick your brains on the placement of wing engine prop axis in relation to the wing chord line. In other...
Forum: Sport Flying
06-15-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 114,111
Posted By canardlover

Unhappy And here is the result after my friend "landed...

And here is the result after my friend "landed hard" without the suggested wing saddle modification.......
11-27-2017, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By canardlover

Thanks again Dave, I just found out that...

Thanks again Dave, I just found out that rrandletn commented on his Wingmaster in post #3 here:
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/golden-age-vintage-antique-rc-196/667083-kraft-wingmaster.html...
11-26-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By canardlover

Question <br /><br />Thanks Dave for your reply. So we are...

<br /><br />Thanks Dave for your reply. So we are both basically in the same situation, "getting around building something as close as we can" to a Wingmaster. Well, my major question about the...
11-25-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,504
Posted By canardlover

I´m trying to revive two Wingmaster threads but...

I´m trying to revive two Wingmaster threads but so far to no avail.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/scratch-building-aircraft-design-3d-cad-174/1165465-wingmaster-ii-latest-project.html#post12386284...
11-25-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By canardlover

Dave, it appears we both try to revive this...

Dave, it appears we both try to revive this thread but so far no luck..=(....Did you build one, If so I have some questions for you...Cheers/
11-15-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By canardlover

Yes Dennis, but what cannot be easily simulated...

Yes Dennis, but what cannot be easily simulated are the acceleration/deceleration and the G-forces on the flying aircraft. However, the completed airplane could at least be held and rotated with...
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By canardlover

Today I tested with the 2.4GHz receiver,...

Today I tested with the 2.4GHz receiver, antennaes placed inside and near the bottom of the wing. Started off by taxiing back and forth to the extreme ends of the field. Had full control all the time...
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By canardlover

Ron and Steve: thanks for encouraging input, will...

Ron and Steve: thanks for encouraging input, will try soon..../Cheers/
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By canardlover

Thanks Ron, maybe I should give it a try then and...

Thanks Ron, maybe I should give it a try then and start off by flying slow and close. BTW, how did you point your antenna(-es)..??..cheers/
10-23-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By canardlover

Walther, many thanks for the above link..! And...

Walther, many thanks for the above link..! And YES..! the description was certainly very informative and I feel the issue is again an open question in my mind. Will decide later when my build...
10-12-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By canardlover

OK guys, seems I opened a real "can of worms" and...

OK guys, seems I opened a real "can of worms" and after all your comments I´m inclined to stick to 2 engines/2 tanks....cheers/
10-07-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By canardlover

OK, thanks all for input, will decide later as my...

OK, thanks all for input, will decide later as my design develops...Cheers/
09-30-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By canardlover

Rafael, thanks for pics, will check what is...

Rafael, thanks for pics, will check what is available here.
David, I fully agree that the KISS principle is a good one. That´s why I do consider one tank and not two tanks. I still think my initial...
09-25-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By canardlover

OK, I see the white "square gadget" which I...

OK, I see the white "square gadget" which I assume is the regulator.?! What make is it..? could you please provide a link to the regulator supplier...Thanks and cheers/
09-23-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By canardlover

Rafael, good point to release pressure after...

Rafael, good point to release pressure after landing..! Could you please elaborate a bit on your pressure regulator, maybe with pics....thanks.!
09-18-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By canardlover

Thanks guys for input. Provided the two engines...

Thanks guys for input. Provided the two engines are pretty close together (prop tips almost touching) going rich/going lean should not be worse than climbing/diving in a conventional airplane.
Yes,...
09-17-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,188
Posted By canardlover

Feeding two engines from one central tank..?!

Howdy, I´m currently contemplating my next build and thinking of feeding two glow engines sitting side by side from one central tank(see attachment). Never done that before so before I commence (into...
09-02-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By canardlover

Yes, I think too that acrylic latex would be a...

Yes, I think too that acrylic latex would be a good starting point....will keep you posted....Cheers/
09-02-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By canardlover

OK, thanks aspeed, what kind of paint would you...

OK, thanks aspeed, what kind of paint would you suggest for "pc coro"..?
08-30-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By canardlover

Lars, thanks for comments. I do not think solvent...

Lars, thanks for comments. I do not think solvent attack will be an issue with PC. Glueing of Makrolon works fine with 5´ epoxy, that I know for sure. Canardly wait to receive my 4, 6 and 10mm...
08-26-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By canardlover

OK, got your points, but it all comes down to a...

OK, got your points, but it all comes down to a "reasonable"(not too low) wing loading and a decent wing profile. And some of our students want to learn to handle a glow engine.
I have now ordered...
08-19-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By canardlover

Exit Battle Axes..=(..!

Too bad the Battle Axes are not available today..! They remind me of the SPAD Draco design which I like a lot. Should be good and tough trainers.
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