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11-25-2018, 01:02 PM
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Posted By longsoar

Ultralight and high strength carbon fiber

Light weight carbon-fiber directional material for vacuum bagging:
https://www.gonerc.com/store/composites/carboweave/
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11-25-2018, 12:53 PM
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Posted By longsoar

I can do it. I work in FreeCAD and they're quite...

I can do it. I work in FreeCAD and they're quite easy to do in 3D. But I agree with above statement - those tips are easy to do, way faster than 3D printing.
Buzz me if you need it.
Cheers,
Mark
Forum: Marketplace
11-24-2018, 10:26 PM
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Posted By longsoar

Layered Carboweave carbon fabrics

Ultrafine, ultralight and high strength layered carbon material Carboweave.
Direction of the layers, number of layers and weight make it unique material in building almost any carbon-fiber products....
11-08-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By longsoar

Sorry, but as luck would have it - I had to...

Sorry, but as luck would have it - I had to attend some other ventures of life before getting back to the project.
Thoughts brought me to the idea of making a V-tail instead of an X-tail meaning I...
03-06-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By longsoar

Build progress updated.. ...

Build progress updated..


http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2204261
02-23-2017, 08:16 PM
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Views: 1,636
Posted By longsoar

Optimus has arrived Today! First impression: ...

Optimus has arrived Today!
First impression:
https://www.gonerc.com/f/aircraft/sailplanes/1482983934/
02-12-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,383
Posted By longsoar

Just paid for my Optimus F5J with extra tail...

Just paid for my Optimus F5J with extra tail boom. Will be making a custom fuse for it. I'll be posting build process:
https://www.wentrc.com/f/aircraft/sailplanes/1482983934/
It is a high...
02-12-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,673
Posted By longsoar

I had a Mystery Ship with T-tail converted to...

I had a Mystery Ship with T-tail converted to electric. T-tail itself has never failed. It was the wing that failed on high speed. Although at the time it was 14 years of age.
Here is a video of...
12-29-2016, 03:02 PM
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Views: 1,636
Posted By longsoar

Optimus F5J - from placing an order to maiden flight

Ordered Optimus F5J glider in December 2016.
A new company with very nice product.
Full timeline on:
https://www.gonerc.com/f/aircraft/sailplanes/1482983934/
Cheers,
Mark
12-20-2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By longsoar

Same was here. I bought Aurora 9 and it served me...

Same was here. I bought Aurora 9 and it served me well for 5 years. Replaced Tx battery once ($29) and I bought it on-sale for $350 delivered with 3 Optima 7 Rx-es.
It has voltage telemetry built-in...
12-14-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By longsoar

If you call asking for a price a rude question...

If you call asking for a price a rude question then you're right, I am rude.
Merry Christmas to you too!
12-14-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By longsoar

If your prices are not for public view - who are...

If your prices are not for public view - who are your clients?
Did I miss something?
Is your product rated for Department of Defense only?
New weapons for Italian Army or European Union?
What?
12-13-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By longsoar

Nice! I did and that's the reason I've asked....

Nice! I did and that's the reason I've asked. Cryptic website navigation with no results..
No price found..
I would imagine support goes the same way? Do you want us to buy?
Let me re-phrase: Do...
12-13-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By longsoar

any price ideas?

any price ideas?
12-13-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By longsoar

Currently flying Graphite 2E ...

Currently flying Graphite 2E
https://www.gonerc.com/henryvillercfield-pa-us/members/1395649454.htm
and Optimus F5J on order (getting it in January, 2017):...
12-13-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By longsoar

Welcome back! Always a pleasure to see someone...

Welcome back!
Always a pleasure to see someone coming back on-board!
Yeah, things have changed significantly and direction always depends on many factors:
- personal flying preferences
- flying...
11-20-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By longsoar

Sorry but I am not a Sirius owner. Never owned...

Sorry but I am not a Sirius owner. Never owned one.
In general it all depends on your personal preferences. If you're into pure soaring, then you don't need a lot of motor power.
500 watts of motor...
11-19-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By longsoar

Thanks! It is a nice concept! I call it a...

Thanks!
It is a nice concept! I call it a concept for one reason only - we do not see it yet in mass production.
It should reduce a vortex wing drug as I would imagine. Although wing is harder to...
11-19-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By longsoar

Do you by any chance have videos to post?

Do you by any chance have videos to post?
06-27-2016, 07:23 AM
06-10-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,639
Posted By longsoar

A bit off-topic, but in my opinion very relative...

A bit off-topic, but in my opinion very relative study:
"A 2kg drone is likely to cause injury to a human passenger once every 187 million years of operation"...
06-10-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By longsoar

Anyone used a quad motors on gliders like Supra etc.?

I am re-powering my Graphite 2E and started wondering around searching for the options on the Internet.
First option was Neu 1107 2Y Air Series. Then I stumbled on one of a Quad motors on Hobby...
01-08-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,639
Posted By longsoar

DLG's are mostly out of the registration loop! ...

DLG's are mostly out of the registration loop!
So far I haven't registered as I personally feel violated and stripped off my rights.
All over sudden FAA feels it has a right to go around Congress...
03-19-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,273
Posted By longsoar

Storing glider in apartment

Just finished storage for the glider. Needed to save some storage space....
03-06-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By longsoar

Winter lift is among the strongest I've seen in...

Winter lift is among the strongest I've seen in RC and full scale. Although conditions must be right. Thermals are on temp difference and clouds work great too. On cold day if you have huge snow...
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