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08-12-2019, 02:04 PM
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Posted By Sethhunter

OS Engines OS120AX glow engine - with Power Box muffler, spinner & prop

2-Stroke glow engine. 1.218 cu in (19.96cc) displacement, ringed. OS Engines 120 AX. Lightly used (~3 gallons). Excellent condition. Flew 2 years in a Quest II. Switched to gas so engine has been in...
12-03-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,510
Posted By Sethhunter

Hi Barry, Sure I can send you plans in PDF...

Hi Barry,
Sure I can send you plans in PDF form. I drew them in 1/3 scale and have a set I shrank down to 1/4 scale.
Sorry I missed your PM. I'll have to check my "spam" setting :) I have lots...
10-18-2018, 04:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Successful test flight

Thanks for all the support! Test flew last Sunday and it flew very well. Sorry no video - try and get one next time.

Noticeable but not too excessive pull left on takeoff and throughout the...
09-16-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Should mention I tried something new with the...

Should mention I tried something new with the rigging. The struts unbolt from the wings with the rigging attached, so the wings can be slid off the tubes. The struts and rigging stay with the...
09-16-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Finishing up Buzzard

Wow time flies. Almost a year since my last post. The Buzzard is just about ready to fly. I tried to have it done for Rhinebeck but missed by a couple weeks. Maybe if I didn't build a boat at the...
12-17-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 159,495
Posted By Sethhunter

Hi Matt, I hear you. I've found by far most...

Hi Matt,
I hear you. I've found by far most spectators focus on the simple "unexpected" details. Rear view mirrors on my Pfalz DIII, Compass mounted on the lower wing on my Halbi DIII, the...
12-12-2017, 12:47 PM
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Views: 159,495
Posted By Sethhunter

Hi Matt - A few thoughts on the Wickelrumpf...

Hi Matt - A few thoughts on the Wickelrumpf method:

The fuse on my DIIIa was heavier than I would have liked but that was more do to method than design and I would do somethings differently. I...
12-11-2017, 05:18 PM
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Views: 159,495
Posted By Sethhunter

Hi Matt, I'd need to check the plans or the...

Hi Matt,
I'd need to check the plans or the airplane to remember what I did with the stab. I think it was symmetrical but will let you know. At 1/4 scale if is difficult if not impossible to hide...
09-23-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

No more posts for the foreseeable future. Air...

No more posts for the foreseeable future. Air Force 1 is spending the 10th weekend this summer in NJ. Yet another TFR shutting us down. Hardly flown at all this summer. Have to assume this is...
09-17-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Question for you folks - I need to redirect the...

Question for you folks - I need to redirect the elevator control cable directions inside the the fuselage to have reasonably large bellcranks, low backlash and preserve the scale entry points into...
09-17-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Silly thought. I already need a bellcrank for the...

Silly thought. I already need a bellcrank for the transfer of cables to pushrod. So I'll just run the tail skid off the same bellcrank. Fortunately I have access to software that makes quick work of...
09-16-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

A few more....

A few more....
09-16-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Here are the finished elevators, and steerable...

Here are the finished elevators, and steerable tail skid details. I'm not sure yet if I can just run the skid cables from the rudder horn around turning blocks and to the tail skid horn or it I need...
09-16-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

I got diverted getting ready for and flying at...

I got diverted getting ready for and flying at Rhinebeck. It was nice catching up with some of you guys! A little breezy but a lot of fun. This is the first time a took a ride in the 1929 D25...
08-12-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Yep still plugging away. Stab is pretty much...

Yep still plugging away. Stab is pretty much done. Goal was to keep the appearance of structure under covering minimal - open frame. Added structure for stiffness in bending, shear and torsion. Not...
07-25-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Thanks for the photos Old Erkki. That radiator...

Thanks for the photos Old Erkki. That radiator will be quite a project with the louvers, links, mounts, etc.! Yes I agree the strap is a seat belt although I've never seen one that wide or with a...
07-23-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Last one - going to try and get my Halbi DIII 1/3...

Last one - going to try and get my Halbi DIII 1/3 scale (below) ready for Rhinebeck - the trailer is built. The plane is out of storage. No radio or engine in it. Haven't flown it since 2013. Will...
07-23-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

The fin is going to be mounted on pins in tubes...

The fin is going to be mounted on pins in tubes with one bolt, and the rigging wires running to the stab. This is pretty scale. The Buzzard had two brackets holding the fin to the fuse. The back of...
07-23-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

The rib mounting the control horn is balsa...

The rib mounting the control horn is balsa sandwiched in ply. The rudder post is same construction, for strength to bridge the slot where the horn slips in.
07-23-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Some preface on the rudder/fin. Since storage...

Some preface on the rudder/fin. Since storage space and transportation a challenge, I wanted to make the stab removable. I really learned to appreciate a removable stab on my Halberstsadt. Reduces...
07-23-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Hey guys - sorry I've been out of touch. Eye...

Hey guys - sorry I've been out of touch. Eye surgery - getting back to normal. Wow - Good to know a steerable skid works well, I've never flown with one. Gotten used to the "lift the tail and swing...
07-09-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

More progress on the landing gear. Not too...

More progress on the landing gear. Not too complicated. Just lots of parts, lots of filing. The steel tube stock that holds the axles is 1/4ID with 1/16 wall thickness. That's a little heavy for...
06-26-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Hi Hungrysteve, I'm not aware of any plans for an...

Hi Hungrysteve, I'm not aware of any plans for an R/C Buzzard in this scale. The plans I drew for this model are very rough. For past projects I've made complete drawings available - it's a lot of...
06-25-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Hey - here's the latest. Still working on the...

Hey - here's the latest. Still working on the landing gear believe it or not. This week I focused on the upper brackets. The Buzzard landing gear attached to the fuselage with clevis's. To save some...
06-11-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sethhunter

Hi Guys - Thanks for the comments. Progress is...

Hi Guys - Thanks for the comments. Progress is slow - building a new airplane trailer (thread on the last one is on RCU - had to get rid of it when my housing situation changed in MA. Now that I'm...
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