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FlyerInOKC - I use the 3M blue tape. It is one of...

FlyerInOKC - I use the 3M blue tape. It is one of the most useful tools I have in my possession. I use it for so many things. Temporary labeling, temporary hold, masking (when painting) etc.
Funny...
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Thank you FlyerInOKC. carlgrover - The landing...

Thank you FlyerInOKC.
carlgrover - The landing gear mounts had to be installed prior to sheeting and I could not glue them in place while the wing was on the jig. Also, sheeting the bottom first...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-15-2017, 08:49 PM
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Posted By erans
More wing sheeting... Eran.

More wing sheeting...
Eran.
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-14-2017, 12:44 AM
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Posted By erans
With the bottom sheeting in place, I marked the...

With the bottom sheeting in place, I marked the aileron gap and glued the "aileron sub ribs". These will be used later to cut the aileron free.
I also glued into place some lite play, which will be...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-12-2017, 12:10 AM
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Posted By erans
More sheeting... This time over the TE. Notice...

More sheeting... This time over the TE.
Notice the bevel of the last centimeter of TE section where the top and bottom sheets will be glued to each other. It was easily done by having the sheet...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-10-2017, 09:42 PM
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Posted By erans
FlyerInOKC - Yes, I could not make the wing any...

FlyerInOKC - Yes, I could not make the wing any better without the jig.

Some progress since the last post:
The landing gear plywood "ribs" mounts are now in place, as is the bracing in the centre...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-09-2017, 04:09 AM
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Posted By erans
Not much progress, the wing is off the jig and W1...

Not much progress, the wing is off the jig and W1 TE is in place. I am impressed with the jig result.

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-07-2017, 01:21 AM
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Posted By erans
Thank you Carl, I was wondering how pronounced...

Thank you Carl, I was wondering how pronounced the tail wiggle is.
FlyerInOKC - I can see your point with tapered wing. I wish the jig was much larger as most I usually build aeroplanes much larger...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-05-2017, 10:50 PM
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Thank you for the advice FlyerInOKC, this is what...

Thank you for the advice FlyerInOKC, this is what I did.

The "secondary spar" will not fit to the notch in the ribs as shown in the photos. It is way too wide in the centre section and this cause...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-04-2017, 07:23 PM
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Posted By erans
And "secondary" spar made as well.... ...

And "secondary" spar made as well....

Eran
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-04-2017, 07:21 PM
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Posted By erans
Some more progress, the spars were made as per...

Some more progress, the spars were made as per plan with all these angled cuttings...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-03-2017, 10:42 PM
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Posted By erans
Thank you for the comments carlgrover and...

Thank you for the comments carlgrover and FlyerInOKC. I must admit that cutting parts is not my favorite part of scratch building, and I am happy to go for the "lazy approach" sometimes. As to the...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-02-2017, 05:06 PM
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Posted By erans
My friend Brian was lucky enough to find this...

My friend Brian was lucky enough to find this "A-justo-jig" wing jig on ebay a while ago, and kindly provided it for this build.
Also building RC aeroplanes since around 1987, I have never used a...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-02-2017, 12:42 AM
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Posted By erans
Starting with the wing, I used contact adhesive...

Starting with the wing, I used contact adhesive spray to glued the plans to the wood.
I traced the cut pieces as templates when part is multiplied.
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-01-2017, 05:28 PM
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Posted By erans
Scratch Built Kwik Fli III

I wanted to build a "Classic Pattern" for a while now, but was unwilling to compromise on having it petrol powered. This has delayed this build until I had suitable engine on hand.
10cc Spark...
Forum: ARF or RTF 03-29-2017, 05:29 PM
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Posted By erans
The quoted statement is irrelevant to Chuck's...

The quoted statement is irrelevant to Chuck's question above... I found the FG 20 to be only troubles myself, and this was the reason I got rid of it.
Adding to my previous answer, the FG 30 won't...
Forum: ARF or RTF 03-29-2017, 03:47 PM
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Posted By erans
I had the FG20 in my WACO (the predecessor to the...

I had the FG20 in my WACO (the predecessor to the FG 21) and it flew very scale, capable of all basic aerobatics.

Eran
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-26-2017, 12:24 AM
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Posted By erans
I am reasonably confident that K&S has suitable...

I am reasonably confident that K&S has suitable stainless steel strip to make your own. I will suggest to use stainless steel over using brass.
I had similar experience to yours, and had to replace...
Forum: Kit Building 11-09-2016, 03:35 PM
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Posted By erans
flygilmore - The wings are stock, but without the...

flygilmore - The wings are stock, but without the end "fence" piece (as it is stored in a wing bag and these end pieces will not fit).
I was a bit worried at first that the high landing gear stance...
Forum: Kit Building 11-08-2016, 04:05 AM
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Posted By erans
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

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Forum: Kit Building 11-08-2016, 04:01 AM
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http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

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Forum: Kit Building 11-08-2016, 03:59 AM
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Posted By erans
16th October 2016, test flight day ...

16th October 2016, test flight day
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Forum: Kit Building 11-08-2016, 03:57 AM
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Posted By erans
Satellite receiver mount and installation. Final...

Satellite receiver mount and installation. Final balance required no additional weight.
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Forum: Kit Building 11-08-2016, 03:54 AM
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Posted By erans
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

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Forum: Kit Building 11-08-2016, 03:52 AM
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Posted By erans
Quick assembly and tip of the fingers balance...

Quick assembly and tip of the fingers balance check confirmed that the plane is tail heavy. I had to construct a hatch under the fuel tank for the receiver battery.
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