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Spad (CC) Edge 540 Maiden Flight...

Old 07-14-2008, 03:22 AM
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hi,

Here this my new Spad (CC) Edge 540. Just maiden yesterday,

But she needs some changes. 1- Making a new landing gear. 2- Apply to the skewers on elevator and horiz.stab, due fluttering during flight.


Model Spec:
Engine: Installed 2 Cy. 51 magnum engine. (And it was great.)
Fuselage: 116 cm
Wing Span: 121 cm
Airfoil Tickness (at max. point) : 7 cm
Fuselage material : 2 mm coroplast
Wing material: 2 mm coroplast
Control surfaces and Horizontal Stab. : 4 mm coroplast
Radio: 5 standart servo
Flight weigh: 2200 gr.
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And first flight video;

http://www.vimeo.com/1333648


would you like to see edge 540 building progress, please click link below;

http://www.pistbasi.com/foto/proje/2...padedge-1.html
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very nice edge!! great good. I had the same fluttering problem on mine. I am gona do a servo for each elevator half next time. that wire between them isnt enough. enjoy the plane, its great
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Default RE: Spad (CC) Edge 540 Maiden Flight...

Cool Plane! Instead of the skewers you should try some carbon push rods. I ordered a set yesterday and they are not too expensive. I ordered mine from hobby people for around $7 for two 24" pieces. Should take care of the fluttering problem.
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ORIGINAL: TruBlu02

Cool Plane! Instead of the skewers you should try some carbon push rods.

Thanks guys. It looks easy, cheap & great idea. I'll try...

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