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12-24-2017, 09:34 PM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa

Ouch! If you count altitude by the propeller...

Ouch!
If you count altitude by the propeller disc, that would be a few inches negative!
10-29-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Not sure if you can get them in the US, they're...

Not sure if you can get them in the US, they're great

https://www.lindinger.at/en/?sViewport=detail&sArticle=9716479
06-10-2017, 11:09 PM
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Views: 16,097
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Will post a video soon, stay tuned ;)

Will post a video soon, stay tuned ;)
06-10-2017, 11:07 PM
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Views: 16,097
Posted By w1nd6urfa

And a few recent pics in a realistic North Africa...

And a few recent pics in a realistic North Africa like environment - its camo blending with the red earth

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06-10-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,097
Posted By w1nd6urfa

And that's when I decided that the sound of the...

And that's when I decided that the sound of the 2-stroke MVVS 26cc didn't fit a Storch

I wanted to keep the weight as low as possible, after some research I concluded that a Saito 125 converted to...
06-10-2017, 11:01 PM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa

Flies so gracefully - really floats 2219510 ...

Flies so gracefully - really floats

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06-10-2017, 10:59 PM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa

Last September I had the pleasure of watching one...

Last September I had the pleasure of watching one of the very few flying Storches

Wow!

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06-10-2017, 10:42 PM
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Posted By w1nd6urfa

Winter shots 2219504 2219505

Winter shots

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06-10-2017, 10:36 PM
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Views: 16,097
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Here's formation flying with a Tiger Moth ...

Here's formation flying with a Tiger Moth

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06-10-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By w1nd6urfa

I have flown it at a few scale events ...

I have flown it at a few scale events

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06-10-2017, 10:28 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By w1nd6urfa

Following a fellow member's suggestion, I should...

Following a fellow member's suggestion, I should update this thread

The Storch was finished 2 years ago and has been flying well. It looks good in the air and on the ground.

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Forum: Gas Engines
04-23-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,702
Posted By w1nd6urfa

More pics: [ATTACH]2211458[/IMG]...

More pics:

[ATTACH]2211458[/IMG] (https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1521/25912434254_13f068a6da_h.jpg)

[ATTACH]2211459[/IMG] (https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1705/26491407826_642f9a8841_h.jpg)
Forum: Gas Engines
04-23-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,702
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Not exactly an aftermarket solution, but worked...

Not exactly an aftermarket solution, but worked for me: a 90-deg manifold for the OS 200 allowed me to completely hide the GF40 exhaust in the cowl of a 80" Spitfire. Caution: use baffles and grilles...
04-02-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Hi Martin, I'm afraid they will not fit. As you...

Hi Martin,
I'm afraid they will not fit. As you can see in the photo there is not enough room between the retract mounts and the wing root, and anyway on this composite wing you don't have easy...
03-28-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Strut length about 165mm ...

Strut length about 165mm

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1489/25229093345_8223b0752e_h.jpg
03-28-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Beam external width (actually it's a bit wider...

Beam external width (actually it's a bit wider under the wing skin):

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7641/17162860471_a987c68e7b_h.jpg
03-28-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Retract beam length: ...

Retract beam length:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7633/17137534996_7d71e4aaae_h.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8710/16977303149_6c9d502557_h.jpg
03-28-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Wheel well width: ...

Wheel well width:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7614/16975925810_27cb00ea98_h.jpg
03-28-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Depth at rib (shallow tricky spot for long...

Depth at rib (shallow tricky spot for long retracts):

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1487/24966078556_927fae15bc_h.jpg
03-27-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Depth of wing for retract: ...

Depth of wing for retract:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1644/24899095231_52287938a5_h.jpg
03-27-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1636/24365544133_d0a...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/2/1636/24365544133_d0a9816d16_h.jpg
03-13-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 145,740
Posted By w1nd6urfa

22" is too much, this is closer to a 30cc than a...

22" is too much, this is closer to a 30cc than a 35cc plane. 18" or 19" is ideal
03-12-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,899
Views: 565,489
Posted By w1nd6urfa

Hi there Orion, since you're new to this and...

Hi there Orion,
since you're new to this and it's a challenging plane I'd suggest you find a buddy who's done wing repairs to help out?

If you really want to have a go at it, there's plenty of...
03-12-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2,300
Views: 295,278
Posted By w1nd6urfa

the 26cc of course!

the 26cc of course!
03-12-2017, 03:00 AM
Replies: 3,899
Views: 565,489
Posted By w1nd6urfa

If anyone wants to reinforce their rear spars, I...

If anyone wants to reinforce their rear spars, I have traced it (attached below)
If you can cut some ply and reapply white covering, its a half-day job
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