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09-14-2009, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 1/4 scale SPAD Fokker D-VII

Thanks for all the kind words and comments!

Sorry no plans! I designed and built it off of a 3-view.

More of a one-off design.

Several changes were made throughout the build,...
09-10-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,435
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 1/4 scale SPAD Fokker D-VII

I had almost forgot about this thread, so I decided to update it.
09-10-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,435
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 1/4 scale SPAD Fokker D-VII

In a Dogfight with Snoopy at the Omahawks Annual Labor Day Airshow
09-10-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,435
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 1/4 scale SPAD Fokker D-VII

Recent video, before trim scheme was started

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXGyhnac8fc



Here are a few photos of the trim scheme that is not quite finished. A few more items and it...
07-29-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,548
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: RE:

Wing tube O.D. is 1"

Root spar thickness is 2"

Tip spar thickness is 1.25"
07-29-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,548
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: RE:

Here is the video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dITOw5nRGg0

Plane has been been hanging in the basement for a while.
I had to use some of the radio gear in another project/plane.

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06-09-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,435
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 1/4 scale SPAD Fokker D-VII

If flew successfully!

On the maiden flight I didn't have enough ground speed before I lifted off, so it was really mushy and out of trim after take off. I should have pushed the nose over a little...
04-20-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,435
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 1/4 scale SPAD Fokker D-VII

Here are a few pictures to show my progress

Static set-up (dummy engine)
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3611/3430967784_defda42f83.jpg

Flight set-up (for extra engine cooling)
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04-08-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,435
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 1/4 scale SPAD Fokker D-VII

No Plans, I'm building it from a 3-view I printed off.

As a matter of fact, it is this one.....
http://www.plans.aerofred.com/data/media/54/fokker_d7_3v.jpg
04-07-2009, 05:25 PM
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Views: 7,435
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

1/4 scale SPAD Fokker D-VII

I'm in the process of building a coro 1/4 scale Fokker D-VII.

Here is a mock-up picture of what I have done so far.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3543/3415293294_363a5e6f8e.jpg


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Forum: Beginners
07-01-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,448
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: I flew at the field, but not R/C

I flew after the storm was over!

Of course.... I knew nothing about Nate's ordeal, until tonight when another friend sent me a link to this thread. WOW! That was pretty scary Nate!

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06-27-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,052
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: new mini spad stick design

I saw the title of the thread and thought it might be something like this!
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/fb.asp?m=5647019

Later,
Omaha
04-20-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,162
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: Has anyone made RealFlight G3 models for SPADs?

http://www.knifeedge.com/forums/downloads.php?do=file&id=1740
03-28-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: Mini-Deb Wing Build

Pretty Cool!

Could you post the airframe weight only, before everything is installed, unless you have already installed your equipment? Might be a cool Spad to electrify!:D

Oops....just...
03-27-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,913
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: Smokin USS

The Micro Switch came from Radio Shack.

Most of the universal windshield washer pumps which mount on the outside of the washer fluid reservoir are self-priming. Typically they replace the...
03-06-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,594
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 2008 SPADFEST Website

I'll have three night fliers with me this year!:D:D:D:D
03-05-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,984
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: My firtst build! I used the ribbed gutter pipe.

Sounds pretty high $ to me. I pay $12 for a 4'x8' sheet of coro locally (colors or white).

Later,
Omaha
03-01-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,128
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: Simple SPAD Stik on Skis

Here is my hybrid spad on skis (Nexstar balsa tail feathers)

http://img2.putfile.com/thumb/2/4315333716.jpg

The thread on it, with video.
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02-07-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,178
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: REALLY fast .40 size SPAD?

Flipper Deluxe!!!!!!!!:D
01-27-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,594
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 2008 SPADFEST Website

Have you tried this one EB? http://www.7is7.com/otto/countdclock.html
01-27-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,594
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 2008 SPADFEST Website

The Spadfest 08 Cafe Press store (http://www.cafepress.com/spadfest) is up an ready for business! I know I said I was not going to do them, but since it only took a little bit of my time to set it...
01-24-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,594
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: 2008 SPADFEST Website

I was up at daylight each morning, and crashed each night around 2:30 a.m. or 3:00 a.m. Night flying the foamies was way too much fun. There might just be another tater singer or two present, if...
Forum: Beginners
10-25-2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,399
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: SPADs

This set-up might work for a Spadet Big ED.
ESC $27.54
Motor $25.00
6S1P Lipo Battery $107.50

That is $160.04+shipping for one flight, or $267.54+shipping for two flights, then it is...
Forum: Beginners
10-24-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,399
Posted By Omaha_RC_Flyer

RE: SPADs

Big Ed,

Now you know that almost every Spad I have built flies as good or if not better, than some Balsa Planes. You have seen most of them fly in person. An Electric spad can be done, and...
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