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07-27-2009, 08:47 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Finally repaired the wing.

1/64 ply sheet on outside of each fin, shortened by 1" and capped with 1/16 ply fin-let and topped off 1/16 fin-let.

Here are a few pics.

She flew well in 30...
07-24-2009, 08:32 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Thanks for tips will post pics of reworked fins as soona s tehy are complete. Will go for shorter and fatter and longer.

Andre
07-21-2009, 07:39 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

I will reinforce tail section with 1/64 ply or sheet both sides with 1/16 balsa and shorten and lengthen as you suggest.
It was amamzing evnt after I lost part of the vert stabs the plane flew...
07-20-2009, 08:22 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

After a few tweeks have added a 50 size tuned pipe and found the engine now is a screamer.

Problem is rear tail feathers parted company will re engineer and make alot stronger.

Andre
06-22-2009, 12:17 PM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Mike

The engine is an old MVVS 40 Q500 engine, should be good for about 150 mph. Thatshow fast it pulled my MagnumR.

Andre
06-22-2009, 08:54 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Mike

I test flew my New Delta on Sunday and while not fast as on a stand throttle pipe with the manifold way to long.</p>

The plane flew very well and handles well great roll rate and smooth as...
06-11-2009, 07:34 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

The Build starts in earnest.

More pics to follow soon.
06-02-2009, 01:55 PM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

I will start on my 40 size tonight and post pics soon.
ACR
06-02-2009, 07:47 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Pics of new design the Plan and test glider and the mini e version and the 27" 0.15 version which flew well on test flight.
05-27-2009, 08:37 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Mike

I finally decided to revist my own delta design after looking at your thread since i last posted.

I have built a small Eletric version and a .15 version to test C ofG flight performance...
02-18-2008, 09:15 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

MIke

After i lost my last delta to an rx failure in a low fast pass. I decieded to build a new version and here are some drawings so far. Having seen your latest bird i took a few bits and...
07-24-2007, 07:02 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Mike

An E version of your plane sounds good.

I built an eversion of my IC delta but a smaller version.

Span 27"
Chord 22"
2 * Hitech MG81's
Mega 16/15/3
07-01-2007, 04:04 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Yes must fly, and do take some vid and post it.....
06-27-2007, 11:42 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Hey Mike

Yep I agree with what you say, it does keep the cost down.

My delta is a 37.25 inch span and 21 inch chord.

Andre
06-27-2007, 03:10 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Mike Looking good.

I have used 6 mm carbon rods in my delta's leading edge, and cut a half circle in the LE of the ribs to accept the carbon rod.

Also, I found a good 2" capstrip allong the...
06-26-2007, 04:52 AM
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Posted By acr007

RE: (Something Fast?) Delta Build Thread

Mike

I like you build, looks good similar to my own delta.

Keep us posted.

Andre


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