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05-16-2021, 12:22 AM
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Posted By royal_chris

Inner flaps attached, possible movement is more...

Inner flaps attached, possible movement is more than needed.

Christopher
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05-14-2021, 02:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Started with the inner flaps plate. The outer...

Started with the inner flaps plate. The outer flap ribs are part of the wing ribs with a small holding tab to give the proper shape to the inner flaps plate. All remaining ribs are inserted with the...
05-04-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1024x1365/img_20210504_115642_resize_88_04e677e67e57ec61b6d150bc72f7a344044b216c.jpg...
05-04-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

In short time, the rudder is completely setup....

In short time, the rudder is completely setup. Controls and hinge axis are similar to the elevator... And they fit together nicely. Next step will be partial sheeting of the rudder stab and sanding...
05-02-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Just a few minutes of parts preparing the parts...

Just a few minutes of parts preparing the parts and a bit of white glue, the rudder stab is set up.

Self adjusting, you don't even need a plan underneath. Woodbuilding can be fast, if the designer...
04-29-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

u/c mounting plate milled from 6 mm air-ply,...

u/c mounting plate milled from 6 mm air-ply, supported by two poplar ribs with 1,5 mm air-ply doubler. A few spots shouldn't care about ultralight weight for safety reasons. This type of gear...
04-20-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Currently sanding all LR to shape, I wanted a...

Currently sanding all LR to shape, I wanted a little motivation and put the stabilizer onto his Balsa saddle (which fitted pretty fine without sanding!)
Tail starts to take shape.

Best,...
04-15-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Upside done apart from sanding the le which I...

Upside done apart from sanding the le which I start when the bottom side is sheeted as well. Since the elevator is done with a rather thick symmetrical Naca 00xx airfoil, you might select the better...
04-08-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

The elevator control unit looks like this, all...

The elevator control unit looks like this, all parts are delivered with the kit:

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04-07-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Before glueing the hinges, I usually enlarge the...

Before glueing the hinges, I usually enlarge the center hole and put some brass guiding in there. Along with the 2mm steel wire, the axis has zero play then.
Afterwards I use thick epoxy to glue...
04-07-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

The hinges are delivered as all control horns,...

The hinges are delivered as all control horns, rudder connectors etc. The material is 3mm phenol resin, which has a very glossy surface, so I sand the bonding areas with medium grid 100. They are...
04-07-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Elevator

Elevator in the making, it's all Balsa wood. All pieces including trailing edge are included to the kit. No need to cut Balsa filling blocks in between the ribs. All pieces intersect, self adjusting...
03-31-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Marriage

Meanwhile the front and rear fuselage married to the full size. Since the fuselage has a solid stand on its firewall, I also took a picture from underneath. You can clearly see the center flaps...
03-18-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Thank you Chad, you're welcome 👍🏻

Thank you Chad, you're welcome 👍🏻
03-18-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Today I checked the fuselage, if all stringers...

Today I checked the fuselage, if all stringers run straight to the rear. This part took me countless hours when designing in digital. I wanted it as close to the original as possible. All stringer...
03-09-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

I started checking the fitting of my kits. No...

I started checking the fitting of my kits. No glue here, just took the pieces out of the sheets to see, if everything comes together nicely, which it does.
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02-24-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

I will post updates on the the testbuilt, mould...

I will post updates on the the testbuilt, mould creations and so on. You can easily join in later, since I produce the kits myself on my own cnc. Thanks for understanding my decision to not offer...
02-23-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

When I started to design kits, I decided to not...

When I started to design kits, I decided to not include templates or sheets with all pieces shown. First because of copyright issues and I don't want other people to produce and sell my kits. It was...
02-23-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

I finally took my cnc last autumn into service...

I finally took my cnc last autumn into service and produced two prototypes of the hurricanes. If somebody wants to join a testbuilt, please pn me.

Christopher
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12-14-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,470
Posted By royal_chris

Dear sirs, I recently took my own cnc into...

Dear sirs,

I recently took my own cnc into service and did a test cut on the 1/6th val kit, which I would give away with a one-time 10% discount.

Please mail me if you're interested.

Best,...
12-04-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Hi Yoska, currently not. I moved through...

Hi Yoska,
currently not. I moved through Germany with new job, appartment und really nice workshop. Will continue working on detailling the moulds soon. The protoype built of the 1/5th scale hasn't...
08-24-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

I have been working on the 1/5th and 1/4th moulds...

I have been working on the 1/5th and 1/4th moulds for cowlings and canopies.


The progress over a couple of weeks:


I have the formers and side pieces lasercut. The side pieces help to sand...
07-07-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 22,293
Posted By royal_chris

Hi Pifou, sorry I don't send/offer cad...

Hi Pifou,

sorry I don't send/offer cad files. Train your cad skills, it takes a year or so and you'll have a nice basis to work on.

Regards,
Christopher
01-03-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,846
Posted By royal_chris

Hi Yoska, happy new year for you, too. ...

Hi Yoska,

happy new year for you, too.

I do have a website, but there's nothing special or images on it yet: www.ck-scaledesigns.com

add a "[email protected]" and feel free to ask whatever you want.
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12-26-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,470
Posted By royal_chris

Thank you chad!

Thank you chad!
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