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Old 12-28-2012, 06:32 PM
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Almost finished with my 80 inch all nomex composite batwingp-180 poweredhere are some pixprototype flew well
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:23 AM
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very nice, keep posting your progress
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Old 01-02-2013, 08:40 PM
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Just seen your interview kewl http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWcpY9cg1o0
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Glad to see you're back at it with the Batwing, Rick! How does the intake ducting work on a design like this? I have no experience with turbines, only small EDFs (70mm). From my experience, proper intake ducting is just as important to the efficiency of the EDF as the exhaust ducting. Is this less important with a turbine?

Also, we will see a detailed cockpit with appropriate pilot figure...right?
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That thing is amazing looking, How many hours are into something like this?  Looks really really good...


thanks for the pictures
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Old 02-28-2013, 07:49 PM
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Your right about the intakesThe size of the model was determined by the intakes and exhaustat 80 inch span there was enough area of intake to supply the chosen turbine for that size machine-r and the exhaust was also adequate
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Old 03-02-2013, 08:45 PM
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Required a whole year just to produce the moulds-working nights and weekends
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Beautiful model! Are there any videos of it in the air?
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