whatmovesyou
With the advent of 4D flying, now you can do some other maneuvers others can't do. I suspect that within the year, someone will have that plane and equipment on the market. Looks like a lot of the mechanism came from the helicopter world. Notice that the nose and tail are linked together.

If it can hold up and take the stresses and a reasonable price, there will be club members who will always try stuff like this.

I like to design and fly unique planes.
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Wildthing
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With the advent of 4D flying, now you can do some other maneuvers others can't do. I suspect that within the year, someone will have that plane and equipment on the market. Looks like a lot of the mechanism came from the helicopter world. Notice that the nose and tail are linked together.

If it can hold up and take the stresses and a reasonable price, there will be club members who will always try stuff like this.


Heck, I haven't gotten to 2D mind you 3D and now 4D.
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whatmovesyou
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Heck, I haven't gotten to 2D mind you 3D and now 4D.


The way you are going it will be a year or so where you are looking for new stuff to fly.
I like to design and fly unique planes.
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KK
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Heck, I haven't gotten to 2D mind you 3D and now 4D.


. Exactly what I was thinking. But seriously, that quite awesome and in a way brain-breaker! Its like teaching how to ride a bicycle backwards with hands crossed.
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Wildthing
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. Exactly what I was thinking. But seriously, that quite awesome and in a way brain-breaker! It like teaching how to ride a bicycle backwards with hands crossed.

I would be recycling all my foam very quickly.
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KK
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I would be recycling all my foam very quickly.


Hehe and my CNC would constantly be at work!
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whatmovesyou
Actually, it is like flying a heli. In the special mode, the throttle is devided at 50 %. To fly normal, you use from 50 to 100 % and the blades increase angle. When you fly 4D, you head the throttle less than 50 %. The blades increase negative angle until your downthrust equal the weight of the plane. Using rudder, elevator and ailerons nows station the plane . If you have enough aileron deflection, you can stop rotation.
You learn fast or one mistake and it will drive the plane into the ground quick.
I like to design and fly unique planes.
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Wildthing
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Actually, it is like flying a heli. In the special mode, the throttle is devided at 50 %. To fly normal, you use from 50 to 100 % and the blades increase angle. When you fly 4D, you head the throttle less than 50 %. The blades increase negative angle until your downthrust equal the weight of the plane. Using rudder, elevator and ailerons nows station the plane . If you have enough aileron deflection, you can stop rotation.
You learn fast or one mistake and it will drive the plane into the ground quick.

My combat planes have a better chance of coming home.
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DualDesertEagle
4D-flying has been around for quite a while in RC and indeed works with a variable pitch prop, like a helicopter's tail rotor. The only thing that seems new about it is its use in bigger models. Until now I've only seen it used on profile planes.
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