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Old 11-03-2020, 09:00 AM
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The Blue Angel on Outerzone https://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=5888
Old 11-03-2020, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Flori5855 View Post
Hi Mike,
I started my blue angel project 4 weeks ago with a kit from HangarOne / NZ. The KATO plan is identical to your blue angel project from 2006 (RCU-Forum). The CG of 180mm given in my and your plan irritates me. The results of various pc programs for the CG calculation also give me very strange results for that wing profile. I also checked the CG with plans from various manufacturers. The model data were always identical (span 1650 mm, weight 3.5 kg, engine 10 cc, etc.). In all these other plans is the CG about 135mm. :-((
I have no explanation for that. I would be very grateful if you could give me the CG of your Blue Angel.

Mayby one of the forum participants can me help either.

Many Thanks.
Greetings from Germany.
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Here is what I posted when I was working with the CG and to check the plan CG I calculated the MAC myself.

"I'm just a tad nose heavy on the recommended CG point and I'm not going to change it with tail ballast. From my calculations on the swept wing the recommended CG point is at 33% of the Mean Aerodynamic Cord (MAC). My CG will be at about 30% of the MAC and I'm OK with that rather than adding ballast. I may change my mind after I fly it for awhile".
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Amazing! 300,000 views.
Old 11-05-2020, 04:06 AM
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I just saw that. 300,000..........................
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Originally Posted by impactiq View Post
Looking forward to this one 8178! PM or e-mail me your address and I will send you a neat artical about the Blue Angel.
Hello Sir,

I would appreciate if I could have a copy of the Blue Angle article. If not, could you kindly tell me in which magazine and issue.

Thank you!
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Old 01-24-2021, 01:53 AM
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Wow, that is quite some thread and a stunning looking model.

i wanted to build something with swept back wings, retracts and fast and with classic pattern gaining popularity here this really appealed to me

So I've also just started the laser cut kit from Hangar One and I'm pretty certain I'll be referring back here quite a bit, especially while building the fuselage.

regards, Graham from New Zealand
Old 01-24-2021, 04:23 AM
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Graham,
I've been working on my HangarOne-Blue Angel for a few month, a great model!So far I have made some modifications to the fuselage and wing (engine installation, retractable landing gear, etc.).I can post a few photos / comments here.First of all, I can tell you that Mike's building instruction in this thread is very helpful, he has done a great deal of preparatory work here.

Greetings from Germany, Tom
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So after about 33 years of inactivity in the sport due to life , work and another hobby, Covid and retirement has brought me back and I am working on a MK Blue Angel kit that I started in the 1980's ( had just started fuselage build) I have a NIB Super Tigre G60 ABC with Ring that I had planned to use with it but do not have a tuned pipe for it only a strap on muffler Any recommendations? I do not have any retracts and have attempted to find the recommended MK ones to no avail I am thinking about using Rcskylite(air) ones any recommendations? Mike (8178) I have read the whole Blue Angel build tread you posted and love all the tips and info. I have forgotten how much I enjoy building these(balsa) models, I am a fair builder and a not so decent flyer !! I do not enjoy the re-kitting aspect of the sport though. LOL All of my radios ( my newest radio is a Futaba PCM and Airtronics Quantum stuff and oldest is an old Kraft) are well out of date any recommendations for a new system? I was much more of a builder than a flyer due to time and working but hope to get much better now when I can. I have several birds still ready for new radio Big H-ray, Falcon 56, Skylane, Big Stick
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Old 01-26-2021, 05:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Flori5855 View Post
Graham,
I've been working on my HangarOne-Blue Angel for a few month, a great model!So far I have made some modifications to the fuselage and wing (engine installation, retractable landing gear, etc.).I can post a few photos / comments here.First of all, I can tell you that Mike's building instruction in this thread is very helpful, he has done a great deal of preparatory work here.

Greetings from Germany, Tom
Sounds great Tom, how about we start a new thread specifically aimed at the Hangar One short kit?
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Greg, lots of help available. Graham is correct, let's get this on another thread and get going. Wow, that is a low AMA number btw.
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Yes the number was my Uncles and he started me in the hobby and when he passed he wanted me to use his number and AMA obliged his wish He was one of the very early members.

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