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Neil Sadler21/08/2019 07:33:38
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Hi guys, after recently destroying my foam jet I was thinking of building one from scratch using balsa etc but I cant find any, can anyone recommend anywhere, it's for a 64mm EDF unit?, thanks

paul d21/08/2019 07:39:18
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"outerzone" is you friend here Neil.

Piers Bowlan21/08/2019 08:04:09
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This is for 68-70mm fan, I don't know if your fan will be suitable. What was your foam model that was destroyed?

TN's Hawk was fitted with a 70mm Lander fan on 6s LiPo so looks like a high power setup, some more info on your fan/motor would help.

Edited By Piers Bowlan on 21/08/2019 08:33:47

Neil Sadler21/08/2019 08:56:01
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Thanks for the info, the EDF is a 64mm Dr mad thrust 12 blade 3300kv on 4s, the plane was a Freewing Stinger mk2

Neil Sadler21/08/2019 09:22:54
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This could be ideal for a transplant

What do you think

Nigel R21/08/2019 09:33:33
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The Stinger is quoted at 540g flying weight, so you're looking at small stuff.

You might look at Tony Nijhuis's recent 3S designs. I think they were intended for 50mm fan but they are of similar size and weight to the stinger.

Or, what about, deltas are easy to put together, with the fan mounted at the rear. e.g.


That's made from foamboard - but no reason it could not be done using a light 3/16" sheet balsa wing etc.

Nigel R21/08/2019 09:34:44
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Mirage would be easier smiley

Piers Bowlan21/08/2019 11:53:01
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Or Typhoon? with a little bit of simplification regarding fuselage shape (cartoon scale).

Neil Sadler22/08/2019 19:48:27
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Thanks for all the input, I've gone for the Mirage, it will be in the air quicker thumbs up

Mark Stevens 123/08/2019 00:22:25
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Posted by Piers Bowlan on 21/08/2019 11:53:01:

Or Typhoon? with a little bit of simplification regarding fuselage shape (cartoon scale).

This would have been an ideal plan, a little resizing and reworking would produce a nice model. I've still got these plans put away somewhere



Neil Sadler27/08/2019 15:13:39
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Ok here's how the 1st jet ended up20190820_200657.jpg

Here's the next jet project nearly ready


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