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Thread: Ben Buckle kits.
24/05/2020 19:59:57

Hi, As you say its very confusing, I went ahead and lifted the tip by 1/2 inch but made sure that from forward of the tip to the leading edge was flat to the board. After taking the outer tip from the board i eyeballed it from the TE and it just shows a few degrees of washout, hopefully the second tip will be the same. Thank you for your advice.

23/05/2020 18:52:45

Hi, In capital letters it says washout. It says the wings must be washed out1/2 inch at the tip,this means that when the tip panel is placed  on a flat surface the trailing edge is raised 1/2 inch at the tip. The inner panels must be flat by the same test. This is what is confusing me.

Edited By bees on 23/05/2020 18:53:11

Edited By bees on 23/05/2020 18:53:47

22/05/2020 22:09:49

Hi, I have now received my Playboy and well into the build with no issues at all. On the plan it says to give 1/2inch of washout at the wingtip but does this mean raising the wingtip 1/2inch up at the wingtip at the trailing edge while keeping the leading edge flat while joining to the inner panel using the dihedral braces. Thank you for any help given.

13/05/2020 22:42:27

Once again thank you, Just ordered one from Steve webb models, looking forward to starting the build.

13/05/2020 21:19:29

Thanks guys that was what i was hoping for. I fly all electric these days so iam going to convert it to electric. Pete, obviously i want to turn off the motor and extend the flight time even more, did read some where that it would thermal in the right conditions would you say that is correct. Thank you.

 

Edited By bees on 13/05/2020 21:20:26

13/05/2020 20:49:54

Hi, iam thinking off purchasing the Playboy senior but have been looking through some rather old threads regarding poor quality and fitment of various parts.Was wondering if they have addressed this problem in the more recent kits.Thank you for any advice.

Thread: The Atom Special
21/04/2020 20:51:06

Okay thank you.

21/04/2020 20:20:30

Thank you, could you please comfirm that the blades are 600mm chord wise but what length regarding span wise

21/04/2020 15:24:20

Hi, Iam in the the process of building the Atom and was wondering it would be okay to fly with out the canopy leaving a open cockpit, Thank you.

Thread: Ripmax Phase 5e
26/02/2020 19:52:41

Not got that far yet but will try 3s first has i have them spare then try 4s.

26/02/2020 19:31:36

After having the phase -5 bought for christmas i had a quick check for any damage and then put it on the back burner till i finished another build.How ever having started the Phase-5 build and getting round to connecting ailerons, flaps i have found a twist in the inboard side of the aileron on both wings. Has anybody else experienced this, so disappointed with this model.

02/01/2020 22:08:20
Posted by Jeremy Scott-hake on 02/01/2020 19:21:04:

I got one of these from Wings and Wheels in the summer .

I have kitted it out with Axi 2826/10 hobbywing 40 amp speed control Hitec 85mg on the tail Savox servos in the wing .

I use 4s 4000 ma Optipower lipos also used in Wot4.

The flaps are very effective also crow brakes are even more effective! I have programmed the flaps to aeleron. On a switch the roll rate is phenomenal.

All movements set to recommened in manual.

One of my favourites at the moment. It rolls vertically at 3/4 throttle!

You will be very happy with it

Thats nice to know, Was a bit a concerned after reading earlier posts regarding the weakness at the front end.

02/01/2020 15:57:11

Hi, After trying to make my mind up if to purchase the Phase 5-e my wife made it up for me and bought one for christmas. Looking forward to building and flying and have taken note regarding beefing up the nose area and trying to strengthen the cowling.

14/09/2019 21:45:55

Thank you for your evaluation of the Phase-5. Might still be tempted knowing that you can beef up the front end during assembly. Please keep your comments coming.

13/09/2019 22:32:45

I was allso interested in the Phase-e and it looks like it flys well after seeing a recent video but having seen your problems after a bumpy landing really puts me off. I would have thought from a renowned designer the front end would have been a bit stronger to accommodate the motor.

Thread: Chris williams ASK-11
15/12/2018 09:16:59

Hi, I never expected it to be a all out thermal machine but if it catches the odd thermal and can get longer flight times by just toogling along on low throttle than that will suit me. One more question if i may and that is regarding the stall , has got any nasty surprises such as a tendency to tip stall. Thank you.

14/12/2018 20:03:54

Hi, Thank you for your feed back, regarding your video i have watched numerous times looks like it flys well. Could you tell me how well it thermals . Thank you.

14/12/2018 16:55:41

Hi, Couple of years ago i was looking to build the ASK-11 glider but never got round to it but now i have more time on my hands so iam asking how difficult is this glider to build regarding wing joiner, any wash out in wings and so on. I class myself as a intermediate builder but don't want to set something on i can not finish. Was hoping to get in touch with Chris via scale soaring but can not post a question so was hoping somebody or chris might respond on this forum. Thank you for any help.

Thread: Cambrian models funfighters
04/06/2018 15:05:32

Even something like the cambrian models where it needs a good launch. When i can i usually launch myself but if needing a hefty launch i let a clubfeet launch it.

04/06/2018 15:00:37

I suppose regarding launching if i can not launch myself i am going to need a helper every time not good if i want to fly alone.

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