Dodgy Crasher
Yes I know wings not on straight 😁, they are just sitting loose at the moment until I finish the paintwork😊👍
Right so I got a couple of questions for the guys who have already built and flown this model.

Has anybody did it no under carriage and just hand launches, I'm thinking less drag and weight, oh and work, easy to hang on the wall, all good reasons.

And the ends of the ailerons seem very flexy from the point they are not gripped by the wing fold along to the wing tips, is this detrimental to the flights
I have considered cutting that peice off thereby shortening the ailerons but I was going to compensate by using 125% throws on them, I put quite a bit of effort into stiffening the wing more because I'm considering giving it a lot more power and speed than it was designed to have, i like fast and manouverable ðŸ˜›

I look forward to either help or critisism , anything to beat the boredom of this enforced lockdown here in soon to be pouring of rain Scotland ðŸ™„
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mastermalpass086
Not built one like that, but it all looks and sounds happily flyable. If the aileron isn't quite lining up at the wing tip, an extra piece of hinge-tape near the tip should help. But even if an aileron is off-set a little bit, I think it will pretty much work the same. it's a nice looking build! 🙂
BRB - Building another nosecone.
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Dodgy Crasher
Hi Mastermalpass it's lining up perfect, if you look at the photo of the wing the aileron isnt attached the last few inches, it's like extra, if i'd known it was going to be so floppy at the end I would have hinged that bit, might just do that anyway, make something up me thinks, that model is a set of plans on this site, it's an easy enough build and has been fun but i'd build the next one slightly different , hindsight is a fine thing.
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Sterling101
Little bit of blenderm tape laid on that while it's at it's maximum deflection then swing it the other way and tape the other side and it'll be spot on ðŸ‘

Depending on what you're intended landing site is you might be better off without the wheels for now but a bit of bent wire and plywood plate will get you up and running in no time if you decided to go that route 🙂
Whoever said nothing is impossible had obviously never tried slamming a revolving door...
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Dodgy Crasher
Ah thank you Sterling, I checked all my bits and pieces in boxes and packets today and have no large hinges left, the tape idea will do for now ðŸ‘
Short grass is my usual landing field when I can go to it, right now it's a peat bog so even softer.
Anyway I was thinking if I put a massive deflection on the flaps I should pretty much be able to stall it in the air and have it just drop down flat, I can do that with a couple of my jets, the balance needs to be spot on for it though.
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Dodgy Crasher
Ok so nearly complete, just got to connect all the servo's to surfaces and put in a battery strap and sort the hatch with a magnet.
I did bend some wire up for the undercarriage but still not made up my mind whether to use it or leave it bare, I have set the esc with a brake so the prop catching won't be a problem for skidding in on the short grass I fly from.
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Dodgy Crasher
Okay I took your advice Sterling, I used 1" wide fibre tape to make hinges at the end and it works great, I also put wheels on even though I wasn't going to bother
If I find the plane can stall flat and level from virtually no forward speed at less than a foot from the ground I can always remove the front and rear wheels easy enough to go back to the clean lines the plane had without them.
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