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01-28-2012 05:14 PM  7 years ago
unclejane

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Here's my plank, next to my first trex 700N (may she R.I.P.-I augered it in at the field last summer, since rekitted with another 700N tho). It's a gasser - rotax 912 100hp. With the current prop cruises about 85 to 90mph with an endurance of about 3 hours (15 gals of gas).
It's a good FPV platform and radio setup was real easy ...

LS

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01-28-2012 05:24 PM  7 years ago
racin06

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ah, but the SOUND!!!
I agree...the electrics sound awesome!
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01-28-2012 06:07 PM  7 years ago
VKGT

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She's in paint this week but this is my baby

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01-28-2012 06:25 PM  7 years ago
fla heli boy

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nice!!!
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01-31-2012 06:41 PM  7 years ago
red_z06

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I started working on this one after 6 or so years of sitting.

www.JustinJee.com
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01-31-2012 11:25 PM  7 years ago
RCHSF

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I just joined the plank club, mines not worth showing yet. Just bought 3 planes off craigslist local and got them delivered to me. They need some work. Minor Damage and some recovering.

3 Planes. 1 Trainer & Two Midwings.
1 Engine.
14 servos.
3 RX's.
Power Switchs,
3 RX Packs.
1 TX/RX Charger.
1 Voltmeter.
And some servos Extensions.

$45.00 Delivered...

Now I got something else to tinker with.
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01-31-2012 11:46 PM  7 years ago
Gearhead

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flew like crap, I got to build a new wing

Jim
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02-01-2012 12:30 AM  7 years ago
red_z06

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Is it me or does that wing have an anhedral?www.JustinJee.com
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02-01-2012 12:46 AM  7 years ago
fla heli boy

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sure looks like it. At least zeroed out. Betchya it's a handful.
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02-01-2012 01:09 AM  7 years ago
Gearhead

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""Is it me or does that wing have an anhedral""

it's you LOL
someone asked me that years ago, so I put a Straight Edge on it, it was Straight,,

the problem with that Wing is there is no Shear Webbing, the Tips of the Wing flex terribly

BTW, I did not build this plane, I bought it with only 1 flight on it..

Jim
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02-01-2012 01:13 AM  7 years ago
red_z06

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Did you check to see if it was supposed to have a dihedral on it? I have yet to see a low wing airplane with no dihedral.www.JustinJee.com
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02-01-2012 01:19 AM  7 years ago
fla heli boy

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as I said... a handful. You better be going at Mach 10....
Still, I'll bet it's a blast.
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02-01-2012 01:26 AM  7 years ago
Gearhead

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it's Blue Prints were converted from the Fullsize Prints, the Fullsize Wing is flat,, so my new Wing will have a bit of Dihedral,,

BTW, the Fullsize crashed..

the way mine flew>> if the Right Wing dropped a bit the whole Plane would fall to the Right,, if the Left Wing dropped a bit the Plane would fall to the Left,, if it hit a Head Wind the Nose would Drop,, if it had a Tail Wind the Nose would rise,,

then, when coming in to land the Plane would pull bad to the Left, I found later when searching "Engine Thrust" this problem was do to no Right Thrust in the Engine
Jim
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02-01-2012 01:29 AM  7 years ago
Gearhead

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these are a Replica of the Fullsize, see how flat the Wing is ,,

Jim
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02-01-2012 03:38 AM  7 years ago
RCHSF

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gearhead that bird looks awesome.
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02-01-2012 03:56 AM  7 years ago
Gearhead

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yes, it has so much Character, I fell in love with it the first instant I saw it, I also have a GeeBee Y, well the one in the Photo (below) has been crashed, but I do have one NIB

the red Miss Los Angeles has a 73" Span, while the GeeBee has a 82" Span

Jim
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02-02-2012 03:49 AM  7 years ago
DiggityDan

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Nice^
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02-04-2012 04:24 PM  7 years ago
RCHSF

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Just got this last night.

Traded my (clone 450) for it.


I'm not going to try and fly it for a long time. Building a couple trianer first. Got one new in box, and one crashed I traded for. Just ordered balsa and stuff to repair the old trainer.

Hey I got a E-flite power 32 770kv will this work in a trainer? I think they are both 40 size. I got a prop adapter with it but it looks way to big. The instructions says for 50 series motor.
Anyone got one for a 32 adapter that needs a 50 adapter? Lets swop.

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02-04-2012 04:51 PM  7 years ago
fla heli boy

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nice sundowner. That'll be fun.
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02-09-2012 10:10 PM  7 years ago
thtoyman

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need some help
I'm looking for a list of.Suitable size propellers for this motor. I'm hope to get 3 or 4 lbs of thrust
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dl...em=230738660463
My plans for set up. is 35/40amp esc and 3 cell lipo.
post here or pm me. I get faster that way

or maybe a Thrust claculator
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