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01-27-2015, 05:44 AM
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Posted By kilmerelrc

That is great! Is your nose wheel mounted...

That is great! Is your nose wheel mounted through the engine mount? Also, could you give me the rough measurements on your rear landing gear bracket? I have thought about making it a tricycle...
01-27-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,288
Posted By kilmerelrc

Thanks for the reply. I am leaning towards glow...

Thanks for the reply. I am leaning towards glow quite a bit. ..
01-26-2015, 04:52 PM
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Views: 2,288
Posted By kilmerelrc

Dynaflite Butterfly Power Plant question...

Hello,

I have a Butterfly that I started about 1 1/2 years ago which was put on a shelf and now I am ready to finish it. I am at the point of covering the plane and am in a crux about powering...
02-18-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,258
Posted By kilmerelrc

Good High Performance Electric Glider

Any suggestions on a good high performance electric glider? I would like something that can pretty much climb vertically, complete basic aerobatics and still catch a thermal or two and soar for a...
12-28-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By kilmerelrc

Good Full-Collective Kit for Beginer

I have some time under my belt on a co-axle and would like to move into a full collective heli. Can anyone suggest a good electric kit that I can build? I would like to stay around $200-300 and the...
10-28-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

I have got to find someone with a digital video camera. Hmmm... let me think. I will se what I can do.

Thanks
10-28-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

Here is the modified design. I think I was able to save a couple of oz with this modification. I was able to bring the rudder and elevator servos closer to the CG. I also was able to keep the prop...
10-27-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

Need anyone to test one for you? :D

Thanks for the help. I am using regular styro. Got any ideas of where I could find some better stuff?

THanks
10-26-2007, 11:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

I had the CG set a little to far forward for the first flight but I was able to trim it out in flight and it flew great. You are right..... I can speed it up or let it crawl. I snapped the front...
10-26-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

I know that the CG should be 1/3 of the chord but does the chord include the ailerons. So in effect it should be 1/3 of 12"?

Thanks
10-25-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

Here is the final bird. Had to add about 1/2 to 3/4 oz to the nose due to the smaller battery but I think it will be fine. Probably comes out to about 21-22oz total. I only wanted to use 1 aileron...
10-21-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By kilmerelrc

Small 3D fanfold plans?

Any good plans for a small 3D fanfold plane? Good size for a small GWS brushless I think around 100watts?

Thanks
10-17-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Pushrod Tube for light foamies *help*???

Ends of zip-ties..... excellent idea. I ended up using some cut off popsicle sticks with hole drilled in them but I will try the zip-tie next time.

Thanks all for the great suggestions
10-14-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

I am hoping that it will balance out also. I am waiting to cut my battery slot until I balance it. I also think I am using a little heavier landing gear setup than most so that added weight to the...
10-14-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

I will probably use some GWS Naro Pro servos, Great Planes Rimfire 28-30-1250 Out-Runner Brushless, 25A ESC, and a 3cell 1300mAh.

Here are my latest pics. Tail fins on and hindged, wing...
10-14-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

Here is what I have so far!!!!!
10-13-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By kilmerelrc

Pushrod Tube for light foamies *help*???

Any ideas on what could be used as a pushrod tube on light foam planes? I like to use light wire but as we all konw, it tends to flex when it is long in length. I am hoping to find something that...
10-12-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

Well...... I have started building it. Could you outline the wing folding technique for me? Do you glue in a couple of foam ribs to help the wing hold its shape or is it simply folded over? Also,...
10-12-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,244
Posted By kilmerelrc

Good Fanfold Foam High Wing?????

I am looking for a good foam high wing parkflyer plane. Something in the range of 40-50 inches that can be made from fanfold. Maybe handle around 25A brushless system. Any suggestions?

Thanks
10-06-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By kilmerelrc

what type of foam for wings?

I am thinking of cutting some wing cores for a plane I am building and would like to know what type of foam should I use. It will be a simple park flyer and I will be using a hot wire to cut them. ...
Forum: Kit Building
08-28-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By kilmerelrc

RE: buttercup

How is it comming on the size-up. In order to get an idea about what size parts material to use, you may want to get your hands on some manuals of similar planes in the size category you want to...
08-28-2007, 09:37 AM
08-27-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By kilmerelrc

How much does a TD .020 weight?

How much does a TD .020 weight?

Thanks
08-18-2007, 11:30 PM
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