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Mini Panic - first build

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Geoff Gardiner05/01/2013 00:21:22
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Hi Kc.

Well spotted - I actually had not noticed myself.

Fingers crossed that it will not make any difference.

Good luck with the Mini Frantic build...

Geoff Gardiner18/08/2013 20:47:21
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It's pretty much done - I can't believe how slow I've been (enjoyed it though).

Not too sure where the CofG should be. I have balanced it at 3 inches behind the leading edge of the top wing. What has anyone else used? Also, what size prop? (I have a 9x6 on but have not put it on the watt meter yet).











When I fitted the landing gear I found that the elevator was touching the ground. After a bit of head scratching I added a horn to act as a skid. On testing, it was acting more like an anchor so I have fitted a small wheel. It might not be man enough for the job but we will see.

Geoff Gardiner01/09/2013 20:29:03
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Popped over to the field today with the Mini Panic for it’s maiden voyage. The wind was a bit gusty but not too bad. Took a deep breath, opened the taps and away she went. After a bit of trimming she flew magnificently – should have had more faith in my building ability. Four flights later we both came home in one piece!

Geoff Gardiner12/04/2014 23:34:58
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Nothing special - just a quick clip using a head mounted gopro

john stones 112/04/2014 23:41:15
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Magic Geoff

Blue sky, bit of flying and some Floyd teeth 2

Rod Parsonage13/04/2014 07:57:41
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Geoff

Model looks really smart. Good flying. Good flying site!

Rod

Stevo13/04/2014 18:27:31
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Really nice finish...

Looks like a great gig in the sky yes

Broken Prop14/04/2014 09:37:29
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Nice one Geoff! Good to see it up and flying.

Pete

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