By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more
Forum sponsored by:
Forum sponsored by CML

MAK 15 MP

My new project

All Topics | Latest Posts

Search for:  in Thread Title in  
Steve Adams09/09/2018 11:22:41
178 forum posts

That's absolutely amazing Peter,

Very unusual and should be popular.Is it going to be ic powered or electric also what weight do you expect it to be?

What is the wingspan and will this be coming to RCM@E?

Kindest Regards

Steve laugh

Peter Miller09/09/2018 12:34:41
avatar
9294 forum posts
1086 photos
10 articles

It wil be electric powered. Something like a3535 motor, 2200MaH 3 cell battery.

I have just been checking the weight and allowig for the final few bits such as cowling and wheel the final weight will be about 2 lbs 12 ounces. Wing Span 72". Wing area is 616 sq in Wing loading aproximately 10 ounces per sq foot.

I was highly delighted to find that witha motor and battery in place the CG is spot on.

Weather permitting air tests will be next weekend.

AND YES, Graham Ashby insisted that I build it. so it will evenually be in RCM&E

Peter Miller14/09/2018 10:17:10
avatar
9294 forum posts
1086 photos
10 articles

Well, ready for test flightes

blog2.jpg

blog3.jpg

blog4.jpg

blog5.jpg

&2", 616 sq inches area, weight 2 lb 12 ounces, Wing loading a bit over 10 ounces per sq. ft.

Max Z14/09/2018 14:01:32
avatar
457 forum posts
209 photos

That looks fantastic! Just the kind of offbeat model I like!

Good luck with the flight testing.

Max.

Peter Miller14/09/2018 14:20:04
avatar
9294 forum posts
1086 photos
10 articles

Well, I have great hopes as a littel CO2 free flighter flew like a dream

Geoff Peacock14/09/2018 17:32:18
avatar
192 forum posts
68 photos

OK Peter - you win! It looks brilliant.

No further progress yet with my version. You obviously have more spare time than I do! In fact, you've almost put me off carrying on with it (but not quite), seeing as yours is so good. Can't wait to see the plan in the Mag.

Peter Miller14/09/2018 18:13:51
avatar
9294 forum posts
1086 photos
10 articles

I do have a lot of spare time but I also build very fast. Not particularly well but very fast

Rob Ashley15/09/2018 16:39:04
avatar
224 forum posts
81 photos

Marvellous Peter! I love the shape - it's so different. Test flight this weekend?

Best

Rob

Peter Miller15/09/2018 18:32:40
avatar
9294 forum posts
1086 photos
10 articles

I did get one short test flight. Even though the CG was were it was on my free flight model it was too far back and the elevators were terribly sensitive.

I can say that once I went to low rates and cut the throtte I managed to get it down in one piece. Definately wanted my Pampers on!!!

Icansay that with a little adjustment It will fly but it may be a while for various reasons.

My camera man, Michael did get some pictures and I will post them tomorrow.

Edited By Peter Miller on 15/09/2018 18:33:43

Peter Miller16/09/2018 08:56:34
avatar
9294 forum posts
1086 photos
10 articles

Here are a couple of the flying shots just to show that it did fly.

mak 3.jpg

mak4.jpg

Rob Ashley16/09/2018 16:33:38
avatar
224 forum posts
81 photos
Lovely planform shape of the wing.. Well done Peter.
Peter Miller16/09/2018 18:02:30
avatar
9294 forum posts
1086 photos
10 articles

Thanks Rob,

It is a bit different.

Piers Bowlan16/09/2018 18:25:14
avatar
1384 forum posts
37 photos

We never doubted that it would fly for a minute Peter wink 2. Well done, you are a brave man yes.

Peter Miller16/09/2018 18:34:03
avatar
9294 forum posts
1086 photos
10 articles

Well, it flew but still some developing needed to get it reliable

john stones 116/09/2018 18:34:32
avatar
9830 forum posts
1462 photos

Looks like a prehistoric beast airborne, got your ticker beating quicker did it. yes

Peter Miller16/09/2018 18:59:18
avatar
9294 forum posts
1086 photos
10 articles

I can tell you that the first few seconds of that flight induced a serious attack of half a crown/sixpence syndrome

All Topics | Latest Posts

Please login to post a reply.

Magazine Locator

Want the latest issue of RCM&E? Use our magazine locator link to find your nearest stockist!

Find RCM&E! 

Latest Forum Posts
Support Our Partners
Overlander
Airtek Hobbies
Motion RC
Expo Tools 14 July
Slec
Wings & Wheels 2018
CML
electricwingman 2017
Gliders Distribution
Advertise With Us
Sarik
Latest "For Sale" Ads
Which part of building a new traditional balsa aeroplane do you enjoy the most?
Q: Which part of building a new traditional balsa aeroplane do you enjoy the most?

 Research & choosing the model
 Building the fuselage
 Installing the engine and radio systems
 Building the flying surfaces
 Covering/painting/finishing
 All of it!
 None of it. I'd rather someone else did it!
 Other

Latest Reviews
Digital Back Issues

RCM&E Digital Back Issues

Contact us

Contact us