ifguqerfg79t
Like some other people, I get bored easily, so about 280% of my Macbook battery was used to perfect this little guy (I know I just like the profile nose no need to fuss about it :mad.

Length: 86cm
Wingspan: ~54cm
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Its something like Scotts old F-15 but no non-foam parts (apart from glue, tape and electronics) and other improvements such as the full flying elevon.

The tape hinge was tiny so I had to figure out how to prevent the elevons from sagging sideways. So this is what I've cooked up.

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A small triangle that I connected onto the elevon that is basically squished between the vertical stabilizers and the main fuselage (also makes the plane look nicer from afar ).

Im guessing this could fly off just the elevons, any suggestions?
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gm3
the prop might have binding issues with the tails if you mount it so close to the elevons.
aaaaaannnnnd there's the tree
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ifguqerfg79t
Yeah I checked to make sure it didnt get caught, measuring the dimensions on the motor is painful...
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gm3
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Yeah I checked to make sure it didnt get caught, measuring the dimensions on the motor is painful...

ok cool, just cosmetic but i would round out the lex on top of the engine wit ha curve, just because
aaaaaannnnnd there's the tree
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poplharris
Lookin good so far ifguqerfg79t. Thing looks fast.
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ifguqerfg79t
Yeah, but designing is very slow, 1 day for the original design, another for tweaking, another for making the plane to foam board thickness, another for doing a simpler design, tweaking, making it to foam board thickness, making it smaller, tweaking, making to foam board thickness, more tweaking, coming up with solutions to problems, even more tweaking, 12 days in all......

That means about 1150% of my Macbook battery

My original design used Dave's old thrust vectoring goodness, larger, a huge elevator for the motor, the new design can also take thrust vectoring, just that the plane will go full retarded and pugachev's cobra everywhere cos of the small size
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ifguqerfg79t
All im juggling with now is how to make the plans clearer and less rough...if anyone knows how plz share
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poplharris
Well comon then get the thing cleaned up so we can see how its gonna fly just kiddin.
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