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Extra build photos from Peter Miller - 27/10/09

Peter Miller22/10/2009 18:27:00
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Just thought that I would start the ball rolling with this thread.
 
There is a new album under the title LUCIOLE. This has consttruction pictures of the full size and model.
 
More full size pictures will be posted in future.
Ben Mullins22/10/2009 19:29:38
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Great! The mag fell through the door a couple hours ago and I went straight to the plan. And wow, what I scortcher! I will deffinatley be building this.
 
One thing though, that all flying elevator is a bit wierd and a bit disconcerting. Would it make alot of flying differance to just make a standard stabiliser/elevator? 

Edited By Ben Mullins on 22/10/2009 19:36:04

Peter Miller22/10/2009 19:40:13
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I did wonder about the all flying tail but in fact the model handles just as if it had conventional surfaces, no fuss, no bother, not twitchy in the slightest.  Just set it up with the CG and angles as describedf.
 
THink of how it will stop th show at the field with the all flying tail.
Ben Mullins22/10/2009 20:30:46
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Yeh, good point there!, nothing like a good show off!
 
Its good to know that model doesn't have any strange habits with that tail.
Myron Beaumont24/10/2009 11:47:39
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Peter
Nice plan -Tell me what sort of "Pilot" did you install ? Quite important with that huge cockpit .
Myron Beaumont24/10/2009 11:51:57
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PS  .I don't think a lot of folks have a "0.19" .Would my AP 15 be good enough .I've never used it & it has a very small muffler at the rear so I'm not sure about the noise factor either
Peter Miller24/10/2009 14:23:12
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I fitted an Assagai 1/5th scale  pilot. Super detailed item. They are usually on Ebay, pricy but well worth the money considering that a latex blob unpainted will cost over £8.
 
A good .15 will fly it. the AP 15 is NOT a good .15, it is gutless. I had one, briefly, in a 1/12 th scale flighter. After one flight I took it out and fitted a standard SC 15 which is a good engine. There are .19s on Ebay. I just bought a Thunder Tiger .17 which would do.
David Ashby - Moderator24/10/2009 14:37:28
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Lovely model that Peter, something different - like it.
 
 
 
Myron Beaumont25/10/2009 09:48:25
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Thanks Peter re the AP15 . I was sold it on re entering the hobby a few years back as I asked for a cheapo to fit into a small trainer to get "back into the swing" so to speak .Well the shop has gone bust needless to say & I would welcome any suggestions as to what to do with said engine . (legal that is )  I do have all your free plans going back about 4-5 years .
G-UMPY
Peter Miller25/10/2009 09:56:43
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The best suggestion that I can make is...Put it on Ebay and use the money towards a new SC 15, the one with the blue head.
 
You want a design for around .09 engines. for the AP 15. That silencer strangled the power.

Edited By Peter Miller on 25/10/2009 09:57:44

Peter Miller25/10/2009 19:30:34
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The pilot I used is now on Ebay.
You want the fifth scale one

Edited By Peter Miller on 25/10/2009 19:32:07

Edited By Timbo - Moderator on 25/10/2009 19:35:21

Peter 'Ivanna Crashalot' Savage26/10/2009 18:42:21
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I supposedly won this issue on a facebook competition, haven't recieved it yet :s
 
the model looks nice, what engine is it for?

Edited By Peter Savage on 26/10/2009 18:45:26

David Ashby - Moderator26/10/2009 18:44:21
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You did supposedly win (the Facebook item on Fri?) Peter but don't hold your breath with the post being what it is, allow a few extra days.

 Oh, .18 - .21 two stroke.

 

Edited By David Ashby - RCME moderator on 26/10/2009 18:47:03

Peter 'Ivanna Crashalot' Savage26/10/2009 18:47:26
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No problem! Can't complain if you didn't have to pay for it!
Rob29/10/2009 12:37:57
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What a brill plan ,Its nice to see an unusual subject getting modelled rather than another warbird .I wonder if my old PAW 19 diesel would drag it about ok.Looking at the build photos it would be almost within a modellers capability to have a crack at building1:1 scale(I might need a larger shed mind!!)Brilliant. 
Peter Miller29/10/2009 18:29:06
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Your PAW 19 would be perfect for it. More than enough power.
 
The full size is pretty simple in many ways although it does call for very precise work. Ultra close tolerances,  etc. especially on the wing mounting and spars roots.
 
Surprisingly for a home built there is some pretty complex machining on some components.
 
We (Richard and I) were laughing at some of the dimensioning on the engine mount. Would you believe a measurement of 86.83 degrees. One hundredth of a degree!!! You would get that movement with the clearance of the bolts in the holes.
Peter 'Ivanna Crashalot' Savage29/10/2009 19:25:18
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I love the look of this model, although i don't need any more models at the moment! Got my Jodel and the lysander which alone is taking up 7 servos!!!
 
So it was your mate, Peter that designed it? He may even get some orders from modellers!
Kevo29/10/2009 22:28:49
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Cracking model Peter, do you think my OS 20 Fourstroke would be able to pull her around the sky?
Peter Miller30/10/2009 08:21:45
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No Peter. IT was designed by Michel Colomban, designer of the famous Cri-Cri. The full size that is.
 
Richard Teveson is building the one that will be tested by the PFA (LAA) so the plans can be aproved for building in the UK.
 
Kevo. I am pretty sue that you OS FS 20 would fly it in a scale like manner. I am pretty certain a good, .15 would fly it although aerobatics might not be possible.
 
The full size prototype has flown some aerobatics unofficially.
Peter 'Ivanna Crashalot' Savage30/10/2009 14:05:06
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Just been trying to find the PFA website, could only find an LAA one , looking for the next LAA meet

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