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Forum: Scale Racing
08-01-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,320
Posted By D.E.

Dave Lloyd posted to FB today... test flying with...

Dave Lloyd posted to FB today... test flying with RV
Forum: Scale Racing
06-22-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,551
Posted By D.E.

Spitfire looks good... wing is nice although I...

Spitfire looks good... wing is nice although I think the ailerons should be a bit more inboard where they can be a bit thicker and less prone to flutter but that is just personal preference... I have...
Forum: Scale Racing
03-26-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,551
Posted By D.E.

Thanks for the info, good help... Not real...

Thanks for the info, good help... Not real worried about to heavy just to light, my F5D airframes with a 12mm thick wing at root (about 230 sq in) bare airframe weighs about 10 ounces and 2.2 lbs...
Forum: Scale Racing
03-26-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,551
Posted By D.E.

Hello, I guess I can ask this here, if one was to...

Hello, I guess I can ask this here, if one was to build a plane to meet the rules for using a YS 115 for power what area is the wing to be? Are there any wing thickness, span or chord rules? Does the...
Forum: Scale Racing
03-16-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,551
Posted By D.E.

Like this one... what is it? who made it? :)

Like this one... what is it? who made it? :)
Forum: Scale Racing
02-25-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 28,001
Posted By D.E.

I dont think it actually accelerated it just...

I dont think it actually accelerated it just didnt loose the speed of the models it was around and it looked like it accellerated, done with proper airfoils and AR
Forum: Scale Racing
02-25-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 28,001
Posted By D.E.

I like the 190 and with the long wing you could...

I like the 190 and with the long wing you could make it turn great kind of like the old long wing kaze that accelerated in the turn... would need to do some in cowl ducting to get by that "round...
Forum: Scale Racing
02-24-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 28,001
Posted By D.E.

Thanks Marty, one of my AR6s hummm havent built...

Thanks Marty, one of my AR6s hummm havent built any for a couple years, what colors? you know that the AR6 composite wing I build is made from molds I took off of a sheeted foam wing I made as a...
Forum: Scale Racing
02-24-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 28,001
Posted By D.E.

Okay, I read the rules and sounds fun, I am...

Okay, I read the rules and sounds fun, I am thinking of making a set of plugs and molds for a gold model with a YS, I am looking for ideas on an airframe that is racy and I can put most of the motor...
01-22-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,272
Posted By D.E.

I just finished a Prather Toni kit for a guy and...

I just finished a Prather Toni kit for a guy and used a Jett 426 side exhaust motor with a carburator from Dub, needed to extend drive washer 1/2 inch and put a spacer between motor and muffler but...
Forum: Scale Racing
12-18-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,899
Posted By D.E.

Last I will say on this as I dont have a dog in...

Last I will say on this as I dont have a dog in this hunt but watts is just a number come by math with knowing motor kv, prop size and battery volts, if you do not change any of those after tech then...
Forum: Scale Racing
12-18-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,899
Posted By D.E.

Couldnt you just use a measurement of watts to...

Couldnt you just use a measurement of watts to wing size? in electric watts is same as motor size...

I have electric racers that run a FAI course "3 pole" in under 55 seconds and dont even get...
Forum: Scale Racing
12-08-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 28,001
Posted By D.E.

I like the talk and LOVE the excitement, I know...

I like the talk and LOVE the excitement, I know there are a lot of knowledgeable guys that have flown and put on races for years but be careful on rules, wouldnt want to see it become a race where...
Forum: Scale Racing
09-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,678
Posted By D.E.

Why dont you just build a molded wing? You could...

Why dont you just build a molded wing? You could probably do a 515 sq. in. wing that would be real strong around 19oz if you paint in the mold. I can make a Q40 wing painted at 14oz with cheap...
Forum: Scale Racing
02-20-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,033
Posted By D.E.

Yes speedworld is back, this weekend they are...

Yes speedworld is back, this weekend they are having their annual Q40 classic. 80 entries (it is capped at 80) from 8 or 9 different countries doing 200 mph combat...
09-21-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By D.E.

What battery? 3s, 4s, I would say the esc is to...

What battery? 3s, 4s, I would say the esc is to low of amp,
Forum: Q-40 Racing
07-14-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,416
Posted By D.E.

RE: MUBU II F5D Build

Here is the other thing I am working on. First pic is kind of end design second and third pic is a test plane almost ready to go with cheap chinese stuff to crash. Finished model will have sleek F5D...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
07-01-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,416
Posted By D.E.

RE: MUBU II F5D Build

Time to work on the other secret project (will show when time) but had the prop made on 3d printer to see what it looks like before mold cut.
Forum: Q-40 Racing
06-23-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,416
Posted By D.E.

RE: MUBU II F5D Build

Tractor MUBU coming along slowly. Here is picture of RDS elevator linkage, first for me and I hope it works, also a pic of where prop drive shaft goes through spar... that is silly...isnt it?
Forum: Q-40 Racing
06-10-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,416
Posted By D.E.

RE: MUBU II F5D Build

This morning I put in the spar caps and inner glass
Forum: Q-40 Racing
06-09-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,416
Posted By D.E.

RE: MUBU II F5D Build

Layed up some wing skins today using spread tow carbon, next time I will buy the expensive stuff as the cheap is a pain to work with. The layup is 1.4oz glass at 90 degrees then 5.7oz spread tow at...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
06-08-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,416
Posted By D.E.

RE: MUBU II F5D Build

Thanks DK....

Tractor version coming along nicely. I will take some pics of wing skin layup suggested by the German designers but you will notice there is no wood skin in front of spar or in...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
06-01-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,416
Posted By D.E.

RE: MUBU II F5D Build

The Mubu Flew...

It actually flies really well but getting it into the air as a pusher is real tricky, It weighs 800 grams as is and needs to weigh 1000 grams minimum for the class and I think it...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
04-28-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,416
Posted By D.E.

RE: MUBU II F5D Build

Getting ready to fly, Installing servos, loading pod with drive stuff, cutting surfaces loose and gluing pod to wing. I hope to fly next weekend unless I decide to build a folding prop mold with the...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
04-22-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,416
Posted By D.E.

RE: MUBU II F5D Build

I got further than I thought I would today, next weekend I will start to get it ready to fly... Hope to have parts machined for my other project by the time this is flying
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