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Aerobatic Plane

Old 12-21-2001, 10:27 PM
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I am going to build a cross between an Extra and a Sukoi (sp). I want to build with a round cowl....... as it is very easy to make your own with a plastic bowl from Wal-Mart as a mold. I want to make it with a constant chord wing I believe. It will be a mid wing with a t-tail. The t-tail gets the horizontal stab up out of the turbulent air into clean air. I am looking for an extra type conopy...... or any other that could be made to work. May make the canopy out of a plastic throw-away bottle. Any ideas or thoughts are welcome. The plane will be a lot like the Sig S.E. with a round cowl....... and of course the t-tail. Just want something different........ that will fly slow and stable..... or really do the aerobatics when needed. Will use a .90 size 4-stroke....... Magnum of course...... thats all I fly. I would just buy a Sig S.E. and cut off the sides beyond the firewall and horizontally mount the engine. I just want it to be a little bigger plane for the .91 4-stroke...... and again so it won't be like everyone elses plane..... not to mention being able to build it with 20 to 30 dollars worth of wood. Appreciate any feedback. Tex
Old 12-22-2001, 07:06 PM
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i like your idea i can send you a wing rib template if you send me your snailmail adress. it is awing rib from a 120 size stinger i scratch built. i also have several different size canopeys. i also convert weed eater and chainsaw engines for r\c plane use. i love to scratch build and have about 8 projjects going now and just recieved plans for a 25% 540 edge. keep in touch on your project blackie

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