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« Reply #30 on: December 16, 2014, 12:52:15 PM »


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« Reply #31 on: January 06, 2015, 08:12:28 AM »
Nice work Andrew!  :clap:

Quick update on the Rodule.
Plans are finished since last week :)
Just reviewing them, and adding a few more details.
Here is the stab / rudder assembly:



By the way Andrew, where do you source your main landing gear?  :?:
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« Reply #32 on: January 06, 2015, 14:12:50 PM »
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Good work Fred not long till the building starts  :D  it'll be interesting to see the overall weight I think I'm going to struggle to keep my weight around the 20lb Mark it's looking more like 25lb+  :(
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« Reply #33 on: January 07, 2015, 12:10:32 PM »
Thanks Andrew :)

Yeah, I try to stay around the 10Kgs mark too. That should be doable hopefully.
Cleaning up the plan...

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« Reply #34 on: January 09, 2015, 04:27:59 AM »
Where is the tow hook going to be, behind the canopy?
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« Reply #35 on: January 09, 2015, 08:10:32 AM »
Hi Sverrir,

Yep, you are correct :)




The former you see at that location on the plan above will house the towhook servo.

Files done, ready to be cut :)
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« Reply #36 on: January 09, 2015, 13:26:54 PM »
Fred will you make your own release or will you buy one
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« Reply #37 on: January 09, 2015, 13:32:49 PM »
T veux que je regarde sur mes doc
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« Reply #38 on: January 09, 2015, 17:57:26 PM »
@ Ronan: Non, pas besoin :)
J'ai un lien Ebay pour les acheter en Allemagne. Sinon, je le fait moi meme :)

@Andrew: I have the choice ;) Nice aluminium ones from Germany (I have the link if interrested. Will be on the plan) or made my Own (always made my own one I have to say)
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« Reply #39 on: January 09, 2015, 18:44:33 PM »
Le crochet aussi haut, ca va sans doute te donner un peu de couple cabreur quand tu auras des grosses machines derrières toi
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« Reply #40 on: January 09, 2015, 20:13:06 PM »
Yes please Fred send me the link  :D
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« Reply #41 on: January 10, 2015, 17:53:04 PM »
Hey Andrew,
Yeah, will do :) (it's at work)

So, today, I did cut a tow plane!  :D
Very pleased with the result! That is going to be big!

A quick assembly of the front part. No glue, and about a minute...



A few parts. The ribs are massive! 50cm wing chord...



And I was bored, so made a logo for it too :)



All in all, very happy. Dried fitted a few parts, and all is going well. Will be in my opinion, very easy and quick to build (well, it's a big square box after all!).

I will double check everything, just to make sure I haven't done something silly, or if there is something that can be improved.

I'll take a photo of all the parts later  :D
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« Reply #42 on: January 10, 2015, 20:13:18 PM »
:clap:  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:  :clap:  brilliant work Fred
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« Reply #43 on: January 10, 2015, 23:05:27 PM »
Nice work!   :clap:
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« Reply #44 on: January 10, 2015, 23:35:34 PM »
Great work Fred  :D  :D