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"Golden Arrow", Latest creation from JF Jet Studio.

Old 02-25-2020, 12:14 AM
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Default "Golden Arrow", Latest creation from JF Jet Studio.

Based on couple of smallest EDF jets in my fleet, here comes the first step creating over 2 meter version, powered by 3.5-4Kwatt 90 mm power set up on 8-10S.

Sleek as an arrow.

Based on the smallest 30mm EDF jet in my fleet.
Old 02-28-2020, 04:37 PM
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Using meters of Carbon Fiber tubing Marine Ply and lot of Epoxy I completed the messy job laminating the basic frame work with further progress on upper body.

Frame lamination in progress.

External air scoop intakes out of plastic lemonade bottle.

Main strength of the frame, the keel.
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"Golden Arrow" is coming up nicely after further progress.

Belly up strengthening.

Balsa laminated Elevon tabs made up.

Preliminary AUW, CG and gear position check.

Scale up inspiration from "Midi Gold".
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First coat of primer on the way.

Based coat before gold application.
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Coming along nicely, starting to resemble its tittle.

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Just about finished with the new toy, took it out for a range check and some tracking runs, all good, few more brush strokes to seal off the gold plating and some internals. My original intention to run 8 or 10S was downgraded to 6S to start with, as the 120ESC was unable to handle the high current draw over 120A.





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Today having couple of goes with the "Golden Arrow", couldn't rotate! Too wet, probly too nose heavy, also down wind leg due to the wet strip. There's always next time.
(Golden Arrow maiden attempts)

Atrociously wet strip!
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Different story off the proper surface, runs immaculate, another success design.


What a shot!
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My Golden Depron Family.

Bit of Depron creativity.
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Another great day with the golden Midi Arrow.

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