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1/3 scale Arcus
« on: January 02, 2020, 13:20:21 PM »
Ok, that one is for the long run!
I finally managed to put my hand on an Arcus (well, I really wanted a Duo Discus, but eh :) ).
Made in France, near Bordeaux and the kit has been a few months in the making until I finally managed to collect it in November. You should have seen the look at Customs :)
WS is 6.7m and fuselage barely fit in the car.
Foam wing with fibreglass skin with Airbrakes, flaps etc.
Still a bit of work to be done, but minimal when you see the glider.
Add servos (13 of them)
Landing gears
Paint fuselage
Cover wings
So hopefully, will be ready next year as soon as I manage to make room in the workshop!
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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2020, 13:44:41 PM »
Wow!!!

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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2020, 14:17:53 PM »
I don't know Bill, is he compensating for something????
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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2020, 14:17:53 PM »

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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2020, 14:25:55 PM »
Maybe being homeless very shortly Ralph and needing something to live in?

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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2020, 14:27:53 PM »
No compensating :)
I like extremes, I love equally tiny gliders :)

On a side note... Wife still haven't seen that one yet! So she still like me  8)
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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2020, 16:22:50 PM »
RACHEL!!!!
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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2020, 20:23:26 PM »
NNNOOOO!!!!!!!  :'(
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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2020, 21:09:36 PM »
Wow. How did you keep that one a secret! Nice model.

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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2020, 17:33:51 PM »
 :-* :-*

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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2020, 11:57:32 AM »
Alright, decent weather yesterday. Put that thing together to weight it as I need to start planning for servos etc etc.
14.5kgs, so not too bad at all. I should hit the 19kgs target ( light setup), but we’ll see.
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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2020, 19:38:17 PM »
You'll need a bigger engine Ralph to tow that!

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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2020, 06:58:16 AM »
Na just use 2 or 3 tow planes
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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2020, 16:04:42 PM »
guessing Rachel took the girls out for the afternoon

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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2020, 17:46:59 PM »
She was bed sick :)

I am smart! :)
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Re: 1/3 scale Arcus
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2020, 19:08:18 PM »
maybe, but how much did the bribes to the girls cost you!!