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Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-23-2018, 03:57 PM
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Posted By erans
youngguy - This was a fun build. If the limited...

youngguy - This was a fun build. If the limited flying I had is an indication, then it is a great flying aeroplane. My build already inspired a friend of mine to build one (he is 50% through). like...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-23-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
FlyerInOKC - Thank you, appreciated. I got...

FlyerInOKC - Thank you, appreciated.

I got the O.S. GGT10 engine back on my engine stand today. After much fiddling, I got it to work much better then I managed at the airfield.
The main...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-21-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
After the obligatory photo session, two...

After the obligatory photo session, two successful flights were made. The aeroplane fly well, as expected.
The O.S. GGT10 engine has history of issues (it was bought second hand almost new from a...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-20-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
ETpilot - Thank you for the comment. The Sullivan...

ETpilot - Thank you for the comment. The Sullivan 2-56 "Gold 'N' Clevises" have the metal clips for securing the clevis, and it has never failed me (going back to the late 1980's...). It has been a...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-20-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
With the Canopy in place and looking good, it is...

With the Canopy in place and looking good, it is time for the last push.
Lending gear in place, first photos on its own legs. Ready for CG check.

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-19-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
I got the throttle arm, Muffler and Spinner...

I got the throttle arm, Muffler and Spinner sorted. The throttle arm required me to remove some balsa to allow free movement for the ball link. The spinner required a thick backplate to properly...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-17-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
FlyerInOKC - I had two Dubro Large Scale Kwik...

FlyerInOKC - I had two Dubro Large Scale Kwik Fill Fueling Valve (Item #611 - gas) that were leaking air into the fuel line. Since then, I keep my fuel feed as simple as possible, with only a filter...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-16-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
FlyerInOKC - The O.S. GGT10 is a pumped petrol...

FlyerInOKC - The O.S. GGT10 is a pumped petrol engine. The second line with the clunk is used to fill and empty the tank using the Dubro kwik fill. I never use the line going to the engine from the...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-14-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
Bending of the main landing gear, mounting the...

Bending of the main landing gear, mounting the front landing gear leg, plumbing the fuel tank and mounting the dedicated steering servo.

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-12-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
Gluing the hinges of the rudder and elevator. ...

Gluing the hinges of the rudder and elevator.
Dubro Horns and 2-56 rods, Sullivan Gold-N-Clevises.

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-11-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
Preparing the tail group assembly, the removal of...

Preparing the tail group assembly, the removal of covering wais done with soldering iron to expose the wood. 30 minutes epoxy was used.
Alignment of the horizontal stabiliser was checked and re...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-10-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
FlyerInOKC - I hope it will make justice to the...

FlyerInOKC - I hope it will make justice to the original.

The most difficult section was the fuselage sides, which had a curved section. I used half section template and flipped it on the center...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-09-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
Some colour and trim... Eran

Some colour and trim...

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-07-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
And some more covering... Eran

And some more covering...
Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-06-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
Thank you FlyerInOKC. Back to the fun part,...

Thank you FlyerInOKC.

Back to the fun part, covering.

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-04-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
The nose section has been fuel proofed and filler...

The nose section has been fuel proofed and filler applied and sanded.
It is ready for covering.

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-04-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
More photos of the work on the rudder and the...

More photos of the work on the rudder and the making of the pushrods.

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-04-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
Some photos I missed earlier on, the checking the...

Some photos I missed earlier on, the checking the tail to wing alignment;
I made the rudder with new plywood attachment point for the control horn in the new location;
I completed the installation...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 01-04-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
I didn't have a chance to post, so here I am...

I didn't have a chance to post, so here I am posting few days progress.
Some final sanding to the fuel hatch, and installation of rudder and elevator servos.
When I looked into the exit for the...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 12-30-2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
FlyerInOKC - I never had a need to pigment my...

FlyerInOKC - I never had a need to pigment my fuel proofing, but your idea is solid solution.

I made the "nose ring" and build up the nose section from scrap balsa.

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 12-28-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
FlyerInOKC - Thank you. Finishing touches on...

FlyerInOKC - Thank you.

Finishing touches on the fuel tank hatch, including sanding, checking that the throttle link is not interfering with the hatch legs, fitting the screws and fuel proofing...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 12-26-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
The canopy arrived and it looks as it will be a...

The canopy arrived and it looks as it will be a good fit (ordered from parkflyerplastics.com).
I build up the curve over the firewall to fit it to the fuel tank hatch, I also made plywood tabs to...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 12-25-2017, 04:04 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
Engine and pump test mounted, firewall...

Engine and pump test mounted,
firewall triangles glued,
plywood plate (for strengthening the fuel tank floor where the LG hole located) is glued into place,
Firewall drilled for throttle link and...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 12-24-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
Front landing gear mount is inside the fuel tank...

Front landing gear mount is inside the fuel tank bay.

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 12-22-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,406
Posted By erans
I attached the wing using blind nuts and wing...

I attached the wing using blind nuts and wing screws in lieu of the rubber bands. A string was used to verify centre position and a metal screw was used to pull the blind nut into place until the...
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