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Old 01-02-2012, 01:06 PM
Join Date: Jun 2005
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Default RE: 1/4 Scale Pfalz DrI

Well, two weeks. My family hardly saw me at all during the Holiday! So far the three wings and fuselage weigh 5 lbs. I'm hoping all up weight will be 15 lbs, carried by 1,670 sq-in for a wing loading of about 20 oz/sq-ft, and a power loading of about a .25 hp/lb. The original had such a big prop, the front landing gear was pretty long - the hub towered over the mechanic's head. At this weight, power and angle-at-rest, I'm a little worried about it trying to float off the ground. Should take some care to get the tail up and flying first! [sm=what_smile.gif]