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02-27-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Fixed Wing

Mark sent me some CAD drawings to share.

Mark sent me some CAD drawings to share.
02-27-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 27,174
Posted By Fixed Wing

Made a little more progress. Following are...

Made a little more progress. Following are descriptions for each picture:

1) Balsa sheeting edge trued, taped together, and shaped to size for each of the foam pieces.
2) Slow cure epoxy...
02-25-2015, 03:08 PM
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Views: 27,174
Posted By Fixed Wing

This will be Mark Mendonca's plane and he will be...

This will be Mark Mendonca's plane and he will be setting it up as electric.

The foam coring was done using a CNC machine. The cores were not weighed prior to drilling so I can't determine how...
02-24-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 27,174
Posted By Fixed Wing

Cadence - F3A Prototype

Pictured are foam cores for a new Mark Hunt design prototype called the Cadence. Mark along with some friends (and lots of beer) cut the cores. A kit was laser cut for Mark Mendonca who is building...
02-16-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Fixed Wing

I'm in. Dean

I'm in.

Dean
11-05-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,904
Posted By Fixed Wing

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1936883


Flown by Captain Nemo...
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1936882
07-30-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Judging 8 sided loop

A+ for actually reading and knowing the rules. How unique...
06-27-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Hi Scott. Started on your plane yet? Show pics...

* Yes, blue marks are for battery positioning.
* Yes, starting with CG at back of wing tube and will potentially go rearward from there.
...
06-27-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Here's the internal Fuse configuration.
06-26-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

A battery tray was installed using the center section of the Gear Plate as a mounting base. A rear support for the tray is shown in the picture being glued in place. This support weighs just 3 grams...
06-26-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

The Speed Controller mounts easily under the Chin Cowl. Lots of space and easy access.
06-23-2013, 12:22 PM
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Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Very nice Scott! Is there a story behind that scheme, does it represent something? Should show up well in the sky.
06-21-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Vent holes were cut in the bottom of the fuse such that air will flow over the speed controller and motor batteries before exiting. The hole pattern is similar to what Ryan did on his Shinden except...
06-21-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

This is a wire tube that will go back to the tail section. It's made from rolled very light 1/16" balsa and weighs only 5 grams all up. The ends are reinforced with lightweight FG cloth so the...
06-21-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Ruder servo and linkages installed. Pretty basic stuff as the kit already has the hard points installed, holes drilled, needed hardware, etc.
06-19-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Individual elevator servos (Futaba BLS153's) were set in each stab using a light plate placed under the skin. See pics...

BTW, I'll replace the clevis linkages someday with the fancy ball...
06-19-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Ryan Gonsoulin set his Shinden up using a Q80-14XS. He came up with an aluminum plate that made mounting the front of the motor really easy. He drew it in autocad specifically for the Q80 and the...
06-19-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Next comes the installation of the Q80-11S.

Bryan said to set the motor to the front face of the nose ring and indicated it should have about 1/4 degree down thrust and 3/4 degree right already...
06-19-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Here's the tail wheel installation.
06-19-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

The next thing to do was to verify proper wing and stab incidence settings.

The wings were already set and do not have wing adjusters (I believe Bryan's next production run will have them???)....
06-19-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

This will be an electric version of the Shinden using a Q80-11S that I already had.The landing gear was installed first. The fuse landing gear plate was predrilled with holes for installation,...
06-19-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

Attached is a picture of the parts list that came with the plane. I weighed everything just for kicks to see how close my numbers were to what was already listed. My numbers are hand written in...
06-19-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,578
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: Newest Shinden release

I've had a new Shinden in the box for about 6 weeks now that I've been eager to dig into. I waited to start on it until after I completed a different build for someone else which is now done. Bryan...
04-02-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,731
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: My beautiful new bird

Heck, if that's stillthe case with you then I lose hope and might as well moveback a few classes!
04-02-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,731
Posted By Fixed Wing

RE: My beautiful new bird

<span style="font-family: Arial">Nasty Rumor!

</span><div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="2">I'm still working on:</font></span></div><ul> <span...
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