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Geoff S23/05/2020 22:36:37
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I assume the swept back top wing has no dihedral? It also looks like it's in 3 parts with a centre section and 2 outers. How are they joined?

As the others have said, you certainly work quickly and it looks great.

Geoff

Peter Miller24/05/2020 08:15:44
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I see a built up tailplane as well.

AndyD24/05/2020 08:48:31
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yea no dihedral in the top wing,i made the wing all in one go ,firstly making the spliced spars and building as normal,the top and bottom sheeting go past the splices so will be strong enough and will have hard wood blocks let into the bottom to fix the struts,all a bit backward but its all in my head and not on paper until I know things work.

AndyD26/05/2020 17:00:27
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dscf2324.jpgwell apart from fitting the servos (which I haven't got yet) and a final sand I now have a set of wings so now on with the nice part for me any way building the fuselage.dscf2323.jpg

Peter Miller26/05/2020 18:14:24
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They look extremely smart!!

AndyD27/05/2020 19:22:12
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The fuselage is taking shape,probally have a day off tomorrow to have a fly.dscf2326.jpg

Nigel R27/05/2020 19:37:59
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Crikey that's coming on fast!

Looks great so far Andy

AndyD30/05/2020 17:10:19
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I want to go flying tomorrow so I made the most of today by building.dscf2330.jpg

AndyD01/06/2020 16:39:49
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dscf2337.jpgdscf2336.jpgtime to do the hard bit and fit the top wing and get it in the right position,i think ive achieved it as it measures pretty good.dscf2335.jpg

Nigel R01/06/2020 17:09:14
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That looks brilliant. yes

Well done Andy (and Pete)

Peter Miller01/06/2020 18:16:14
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That is going to look really spectacular

Bob Cotsford01/06/2020 18:39:49
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Well it looks right and you know what they say about that!yes

AndyD01/06/2020 19:51:19
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thx guys,still not sure about the radial as iv just broken it,it fell of while stageing the photos.but pleased how its looking.

Trevor Crook01/06/2020 22:02:36
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It looks fantastic, well done. The radial really suits it.

AndyD02/06/2020 16:53:52
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dscf2342.jpgdscf2341.jpgreally starting to come together now.even found a pilot.dscf2338.jpg

Peter Miller02/06/2020 18:24:41
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I like your neat fairings at the base of the struts

Jon - Laser Engines03/06/2020 08:32:32
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I dont suppose there is an 80 inch version of this model....

radial repaint.jpg

wink 2

AndyD03/06/2020 09:05:19
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don't give me ideas,to many projects already lol

Nigel R03/06/2020 09:20:37
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Yes, and the hatch neatly snugs around the cabanes, very nice.

Jon - Laser Engines03/06/2020 09:47:03
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Posted by AndyD on 03/06/2020 09:05:19:

don't give me ideas,to many projects already lol

Ha! dont we all

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