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Trevor Crook14/09/2018 11:47:04
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I was attracted to Peters free plan for the "Destiny" a little while ago. However, despite aeromodelling for about 50 years, building has never been a strong point for me, so the elliptical wing combined with the shapely fuselage was rather daunting. Then I wondered whether that wing could fit my existing Ballerina:

ballerina 001.jpg

I did some measurements and tracing of the section, and decided it was worth a go. The root chord of the elliptical wing is a bit broader, so I re-profiled the rear underside of the root ribs and notched the t.e. to make it fit. This is the result:

ballerina e 001.jpg

ballerina e 002.jpg

I think it suits the model really well. My task was made easier because I decided to have a fuselage mounted u/c on the original model, so no u/c blocks etc needed.

I haven't flown it yet and probably won't get the chance for a couple of weeks, but will report back.

Peter, I hope you are not offended by a "mash up" of one of your designs, but I've always had the impression that you encourage people to experiment!

Nigel R14/09/2018 12:59:15
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Like it yes

Peter Miller14/09/2018 14:23:21
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Very nice indeed. Well Done.

I don't mind what peope do to my designs. I only ask that if it doesn't work DON'T BLAME ME!!!

Actually it is very similar now to mt SymphonySymphony 1 mod.jpg

Symphony 2mod.jpg

Edited By Peter Miller on 14/09/2018 14:24:45

Edited By Peter Miller on 14/09/2018 14:25:42

Trevor Crook14/09/2018 16:56:02
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Ha ha, absolutely right Peter, on my own head be it! Pretty confident all will be well though.

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