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Building the second voyager jet blue angels

Old 09-28-2020, 06:36 PM
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So after building the first one and seen it fly by my friend I decided to get one for me and I decided to get the blue angels color just look like something that resembles something like scale colors and I always like the blue angels jets. There someone improvements compared to the first one, single fuel tank,extra smoke tank better looking retracts and overall finish things fit slightly better, Iím changing the cheese aluminum tubes for rudder and elevators to carbonfiber thick wall tubes and they weigh much less maybe if Iím going to find a 4cm x 130cm main carbonfiber tube I might replace it for weight advantage, so Iím using the 1230 savox servos and usual building materials will post pictures from the buil












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Old 09-29-2020, 06:25 AM
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Looks great! How about some assembled pics!
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Just started yesterday and I donít have a lots of room to connect all at least for now just watch the progress, I might install the half for side picture, this is a big jet and I only have quarter of a garage to assembly the monster
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What is the bump under the nose on it? I was considering one.
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Just a design and have the light space there will post pictures
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So this is the under nose detail, the landing light ,






and the rudder linkage, use drill gun and some good player to hold the vinyl ball link
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That is a nice size jet.

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Old 09-30-2020, 04:58 PM
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Sebastian, will it be ready for next week at rosewood?
Old 09-30-2020, 05:28 PM
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Iím working on it as fast as possible, so most likely yes, maybe the final stuff right there for final assembly and radio setup, so I find some right servo arms for the elevators the servos sitting deep in so the arms should be much longer about 1.3/4Ē for normal unlimited throws, got them from hangar 9 ,, they needed to be topped to 3mm for the ball links ,no problems to do this ,and i was looking to find the best way to do the cables for retracts and wing servos, so the retracts needed to have extra holes for cables and they will go to the front of the wings and the surface servos cables to the back of the main wing tube .and I glued the fuel tanks aluminum mount brackets.















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So today some assembly and working on the nightmare nose gear door maybe will be easier to install a servo or something else to open and close the gear door, the stock springs are total junk they donít hold the action and they go straight after some work so needed to go to friendly ACE store and find something much better and this front retract assembly with the gear door took me a long time, please install third gear door hinge to support the not so stiff door, o and I installed some cool stuff designed by myself the rubber washers to stop the cables connectors to fall in to the fuselage very easy to do just glue them from inside with ca ,they actually work well, and I tinted the glass with some 3D golden green specially maybe tint looks much better in sun light.
















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Old 10-03-2020, 10:58 AM
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Changing all the aluminum tubes to carbonfiber, for strength and weight purposes maybe less weight at the front the weight different is about the rudder servo about 1/5 lbs total




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Ok so the jet is almost 100% finished, just needs radio programming and corrections to the cg and need to check the turbine before living to the jet fall classics to make sure that the turbine actually works with the long power cables to the battery last time I have problems with not supplying the right amount of power to the turbine ecu because the cables have been too long and only 14 gage, so letís see what happens.









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So the maiden flight was yesterday and successfully, the jet is a very stable platform and the flight was very easy , this is not a ROGUE but will make so many jet guys happy.

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Ok so I have one more flight with the jet with changed cg the manufacturerís recommended cg is wrong about 2Ē please change it to to front of the main wing tube , the jet will fly much better with great landing characteristics and will not jump or bounce.




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Nice!!
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Hello all,

With interest I'll follow this thread and will be joining the posts :-)

This week I ordered a TOPRC Voyager 110""MARINES" from EngelMT (Germany).
Also ordered from Spain the Electron Retracts ER50 set B with GS200 and 115/90mm wheels.
Servo's from Jautsch: Savox SV-1270TG on aileron, elevator and nose wheel steering. BlueBirds BLS-H51C V2 on flaps and rudder.
Also from Jautsch Powerbox Systems Mercury SRS Gyro/GPS

Things to think about:
SWIWIN SW240B or Kingtech K260G4 or JetCat P250-Pro-S
uniLIGHTS
replacing ALU-tubing for carbon
UAT
Kevlar tank

Regards from the Netherlands . . . . To be continued . . .

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Can anyone inform me how long those fuselage connection-tubes are, the elevator tubes and main wing tube?

Also the diameters would be of great interest, because I think of ordering from www carbonscout-shop de

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Just the pilot install for the blue angels voyager

















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Pilots looking great in their Blue Angels outfits
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Just a finishing touch, I think that the pilots itís a must for glass cockpit, but I still think that they should be a option with just painted frame and no clear canopy, probably less expensive and easier to manage, with the clear canopy you need to be extra carful to not scratch and heat the vacuum molded interior ,they are very sensitive to sunlight and heat.
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Originally Posted by sysiek View Post
Just a finishing touch, I think that the pilots itís a must for glass cockpit, but I still think that they should be a option with just painted frame and no clear canopy, probably less expensive and easier to manage, with the clear canopy you need to be extra carful to not scratch and heat the vacuum molded interior ,they are very sensitive to sunlight and heat.

Hi Sysiek, are you a professional builder, because this is your second Voyager build? Do you build models for other pilots??
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Professional? Iím not sure but I did build so many Jets for me and others with great success they still flying
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Originally Posted by TimD. View Post
What is the bump under the nose on it? I was considering one.
It's al look-a-like feature taken from a F4 Phantom which houses InfraRed Search&Track sensors
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Iím not sure why that thing is under the nose, but I installed there landing light , not sure if this is just added to make it look different than other sport jets.

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