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Joseph Frost 08-25-2020 01:52 AM

"2B2" 4 engine EDF jet.
 
My latest project in its embryonic state.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...22252b17d5.jpg
Working out the size of the air-frame to suit the power units power-scale-wise.

Joseph Frost 08-30-2020 02:25 AM

The first cut in progress.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...ef1165c9ab.jpg

Joseph Frost 09-02-2020 03:24 AM

Slowly coming along.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...8c4fce5b5d.jpg
Bit of lamination.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...9e7f9c24d7.jpg
Taking up the shape.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...acb74ff499.jpg
Power unit placement.

Joseph Frost 09-05-2020 01:33 AM

Few mods to the power units.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...cf0afc7a20.jpg

Joseph Frost 09-08-2020 12:57 AM

Further bullet connector upgrade and check run as combined twin rear power unit. few more test runs before I decide if I go for separate battery on each power unit, twin pairs as on pic or running all four of the large capacity single pack.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...40ef55f5b4.jpg
Upgrade of all bullets for easy flow.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...94bc47c318.jpg
Combined twin check run.

Joseph Frost 09-09-2020 12:12 AM

Sound of the twins.
(2B2 twin test run)
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...fa343871b7.jpg
First paint brush touch.

Joseph Frost 09-09-2020 11:59 PM

Sealer/primer preps on the way before silver plating.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...b020f3e0b4.jpg

Joseph Frost 09-11-2020 12:15 AM

First touch of silver coating, it glows.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...cf95799406.jpg

Joseph Frost 09-14-2020 01:25 AM

Further progress on the power units.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...3a86f6105f.jpg
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...bc72047406.jpg
Taking up the shape.


Joseph Frost 09-15-2020 12:49 AM

Further progress.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...f441295dce.jpg

Joseph Frost 09-18-2020 01:03 AM

Complete set of power units ready for installment.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...d0c2ac00f3.jpg
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...194bc46b43.jpg

Joseph Frost 09-19-2020 01:21 AM

Counter rotating power plants fitted and throttle calibrated.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...bbbfe68f3d.jpg
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...d80401fd20.jpg

Joseph Frost 09-20-2020 02:28 AM

Smooth running.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...fa96c44997.jpg
First thrust check for the log book.

Joseph Frost 09-21-2020 01:31 AM

The quadro sound.
( 2B2 static thrust check run)
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...6782242e4b.jpg
Taking up the shape.

Joseph Frost 10-01-2020 02:46 AM

More than pleased after the maiden, flies just as good as it looks. I like it.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...26672ef686.jpg
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...4707499dd3.jpg
Definitely worth 200 hours of loving labor.

Joseph Frost 10-16-2020 01:32 AM

Another day out with "2B2", off the grass for a change.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...2f2b866c26.jpg
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcu...57e9dfc243.jpg


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