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Counter rotating Dead Calmer.

Old 10-01-2022, 12:55 AM
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Default Counter rotating Dead Calmer.

While the two counter rotating power units are in transit I have already started on my first design to match it.

850x1120mm frame in making.

This time with the warmer colour scheme.
Old 10-02-2022, 01:12 AM
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Further progress on my largest so far lightest micro frame.


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Bit of micro soldering to replace the power leads to suit the micro receiver.

Extra care taken with different pin configuration to suit receiver.
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Ready for the power.

Old 10-05-2022, 12:32 AM
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Fully complete frame with CR mount.

Fully carbonized.
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While waiting for the CR power units I have started on my new smaller design to find out the best option between the 3 frames, "S, M & L"

Small frame in making, Med. will be next.
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My latest more responsive control design well on its way, light as a feather.

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Pretty fishy looking fuse, LOL.

Stuck together, curing overnight.
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Couple of premier flights went brilliant with my latest counter rotating creation, somewhat marginal for 3/D performance at only one to one power ratio but running immaculate smooth and quiet, the power unit will be perfect match for my latest just about complete.

Fully fitted, ready for maiden.





New lighter design (left) ready for the CR unit at 50grams less as AUW.
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3 more enjoyable flights this eve before I'll install mono prop power unit.




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Mid size frame for one of my counter rotation unit is in its early stages, 112-118g AUW is my target.

Something different for a variety.

Initial cut out.

Further progress on its way.
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Coming along.

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My first Large frame is now de-commissioned as CR, ready for a mono prop power unit, the new Smaller, lighter frame is fully fitted out, ready for action and the latest Mid size frame just about to be fitted out with all the electronics and power plant to compare to the smaller one. Never ending fun. LOL.

Saller frame fully complete.

My latest Mid size design ready to be fitted out.
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While going through the wettest spell in my living memory, great time to create, sun should be out soon, LOL.

Hooking up all the servos.

Ail. servo check.

Never ending micro soldering.
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3rd. one on the way shortly, something unique again.

My latest CR creations complete, new one soon on its way.

Maiden run in light rain.

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Absolute magic flier after further improvements and dead calm morning conditions.

Dead calm morning.

Morning magic.

Low&Slow.

She loves KE's.
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Sunrise maiden.




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F3P Patterns in the bush.

Ugly as a fish.

At different venue.

F3P in the bush.
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Different beach for a variety.

This thing is so slow, you could fall a sleep watching it, LOL.

Nose in H hover.
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Great reward when you get up early for indoor dead calm.

Heavenly conditions.
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Couple of flights with Purple Swallow before brekky.
(Purple Swallow on calm morn, Jan, 23)
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Rather gloomy morning today flying couple of CR's, "Blue & Purple Swallows".


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Morning fun with "Purple Swallow".
(Purple Swallow SLC 12/2/23)
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My latest Carbon Fiber 3/D/Pattern, indoor-outdoor design ready for its Premiere.

Got to start somewhere.

The end result.
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Finished few more, getting lighter with each build.





My latest ready for its Premier.


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