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Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 12-23-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By VP1
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I'm still here! Control surfaces are permanently mounted now. ...
Forum: RC Helicopter General Discussions 08-01-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By VP1
RE: Best small CP heli for longer flights

Thanks for the reply! I'm using a DX6i transmitter.

I'll look into some 500 size helis.
Forum: RC Helicopter General Discussions 07-31-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By VP1
Best small CP heli for longer flights

I just got in to small electric helicopters (after about 10 years of fixed wing nitro planes) and am having a blast. I just bought a Blade MCPX and am having fun learning the idiosyncrasies of CP...
Forum: RC Jets 05-25-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,935
Posted By VP1
RE: The funny thing about jets today.....

I like the cheap chinese stuff for my parkflyers but any plane that I have big time or money in would not be trusted to cheap chinese stuff.
Forum: Electric General Discussion 05-15-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By VP1
Need help choosing power set up

Hello all,

First- If there is a better place to put this thread please let me know.

I'm finishing up a 42" scratch built Wittman W10 Tailwind. I'm switching to electric after years of...
Forum: Aerodynamics 05-11-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By VP1
RE: Rounding Stabilizer Leading Edge

I appreciate the responses!

The span is 42". Total weight will be 2-3 pounds probably. Electric powered. Heck, here's the build thread-http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_11490691/tm.htm

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Forum: Aerodynamics 05-10-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By VP1
Rounding Stabilizer Leading Edge

Just put a solid 1/8" thick tail on a plane I'm scratch building. I left the leading edge of the stabilizer square (not rounded). This is a small 42" span plane. Think it'll do anything weird...
Forum: Unusual R/C 05-09-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By VP1
RE: VTOL airplane- 8 minute flight time

Very cool! What kind of foam is that? Can you provide details like weight, wingspan, and power set up?
Cheers
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 05-09-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By VP1
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 05-08-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By VP1
RE: Wittman W-10 Tailwind

Coming along. Pardon the mess...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 05-03-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By VP1
RE: Wittman W-10 Tailwind

Needs wing struts!

Will probably streamline all of this in the future for more go fasts.
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 05-02-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By VP1
RE: Wittman W-10 Tailwind

Originally I had planned on putting simple strip ailerons on the Tailwind. After the wing was all sheeted however I decided to add flaps. Luckily the scale aileron and flap setup lent itself well...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 04-26-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By VP1
RE: Wittman W-10 Tailwind

The cowl is basically done just need to do a bit of sanding and filling.
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 04-24-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By VP1
RE: Wittman W-10 Tailwind

Decided to build a balsa cowl and made some progress on it today. Hoping to finish the cowl tomorrow.
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 04-24-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By VP1
RE: Wittman W-10 Tailwind

Thanks for the replies regarding motors. Might rethink it and just put a .10 or so glow engine on it. Electric is nice but glow is familiar to me.
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 04-24-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,207
Posted By VP1
Wittman W-10 Tailwind

Just wanted to share a couple of pictures of my Tailwind project. Wing span is 42". Mostly made out of 1/32" balsa and 1/8" square sticks. Tail is solid 1/8" balsa. It's going to be electric...
Forum: Park Flyers & Backyard Flyers 08-09-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By VP1
Using Heli-max CPv3 gear in a parkflyer

Hi all, I bought a Heli-max CPv3 helicopter a while back but it's just not my thing. I'd like to use the electronics in an inexpensive park flyer. I have lots previous nitro experience but not so...
Forum: Helimax 09-24-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By VP1
CP3V Motor and electronics upgrade

I've got 2 flights on my CP3V and the tail rotor motor blew already. I'm considering upgrading the electronics on it to improve reliability. I'm new to electronics and helis, where I can buy...
Forum: Electric RC Helis 09-23-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By VP1
Returning a CPV3 to Hobby PEople

I just bought a HeliMax Axe CPV3 today and the tail motor burnt out on the second flight. Can I return this thing to Hobby People? Will they take it back?
This looks like a known issue which I...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-08-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,610
Posted By VP1
Scale Wing Attach Method? Volksplane VP-1

Hi guys,
I'm in the process of drawing up 30% plans for a Volksplane VP-1. I have the full scale plans so I'm basically just scaling them down. I'm attempting to figure out how to also do a...
Forum: RC Gliders, Sailplanes and Slope Soaring 10-01-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By VP1
Slope Soaring in San Francisco

Hi guys,
I'm just getting back into r/c after taking a few years off. I bought a Dynaflite Talon and will be building it soon. I bought it because I don't know of any flying sites for powered...
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