Sidewayskiwi
Found a half box of DTF in the garage 
Bent and warped -- ideal for score fold 
Down loaded Flitetest FT mini mirage ages ago always wanted to build it (vids on YouTube)
Scaled it up to 32" wingspan (as you do)
Pictures are off Flitetest site  
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mastermalpass086
Do you think you might try bending a round fuselage for it, or are you sticking to original plans?

I've considered doing a Mirage myself, 'cause they look simple to make and I do like the look of them. 🙂
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Dodgy Crasher
Heres one for you then master, looks an easy build  http://rc-plans.com/catalog/item173.html
I believe the plans are free, don't come any cheaper than free .
You need to be more elaborate there sideways, how many servos, what motor you gonna use, esc, prop
and then let us know how it flies, it might be the best thing since the original su34 on here ðŸ‘
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mastermalpass086
Heres one for you then master, looks an easy build  http://rc-plans.com/catalog/item173.html
I believe the plans are free, don't come any cheaper than free.


Looks nice! Think I would opt for a different fuselage design, but that simple canardless delta looks like it would be quick and easy to assemble. That might be one that takes my 12-blade EDF I bought years ago. Currently working on building a MiG-21 around a 64mm 5-blade EDF that came out of the old Freewing F-15. 😃
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Dodgy Crasher
There is a real nice Rafael out there which I was gonna buy the plans to, but I'm now thinking MIG29 V4 or F18 V5 from the plans I got on here, got the motors coming from China 2 x propdrives so just aint made up my mind which one to build first.
You should post photos on here of your Mig, everybody likes looking at photos.😃👍
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Sidewayskiwi
Heres one for you then master, looks an easy build  http://rc-plans.com/catalog/item173.html
I believe the plans are free, don't come any cheaper than free .
You need to be more elaborate there sideways, how many servos, what motor you gonna use, esc, prop
and then let us know how it flies, it might be the best thing since the original su34 on here Ã°Å¸â€˜Â

Been doing house stuff ---awful waste of modelling time
At this stage just 2 sevos (but rudder is marked out ) Turnigy 2826 2200mah 3s 6x4 prop 30-40 esc (most prob 30)
Plans are scaled out to 32 inch wing span (high wing loading is the devil)
should have wing platform and most fuselage done today/tomorrow
Flitetest does some ducted plans A4 Skyhawk 
Ben Harber on youtube does a very nice F4 with twin edf 90's
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Sidewayskiwi
Update
Found some issues and make some fixes 
Carbon spar a must
Foam spars are too short and miss the fuselage side by 10mm 
Wing topskin is too short by 5mm to fuselage sides at the rear so will need filling
Vertical stabilizer is just one sheet and quite weak even with carbon so I've doubled the thickness giving a nice airfoil section 
Topdeck is too weak for any thickness vertical stabilizer so will reinforce most probably with glass drywall tape and foamtac or double thickness 
Plans sat to cut and recess servos
DONT
As servo arm is too short to clear top skin just hotglue to lower wing skin 
Use longest servo arms in the pack cutting off the other side etc for more clearence
Nose battery bay weak as reinforced with glass fibre drywall tape and foam tac glue
Outer leading edge at the fold reinforce with packing tape (I do this on all FT wing folds)
Makes it far stronger and folds/molds much nicer and better shape
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mastermalpass086
Sounds like a lot of adjustments. Especially on the wings. I have a question; is sending long spars down the length of the wing easier and stronger than having lots of spars running the width? I always imagined it would go the latter, but I see the former used a lot.
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Sidewayskiwi
Sounds like a lot of adjustments. Especially on the wings. I have a question; is sending long spars down the length of the wing easier and stronger than having lots of spars running the width? I always imagined it would go the latter, but I see the former used a lot.

i see what youre getting at -- i think
spar following the  angle of the delta towards wing tip ?
As an aircraft engineer these spars are used but always in conjunction with lateral main spar (wing tip to wing tip) as the lifting moment is acting from the tips and pushing up along the wing width (trying to hold the wings up) the laterals job is to stop this the diagonal spars are there to maintain wing profile and aspect of the leading edge and prevent distortion to the airfoil and leading edges
i have and will use both of these types of spars in larger builds 
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Sidewayskiwi
Progress
Couple of gaps to fix and make an access hatch in underside 
Found nose assy at attachment to fuselage very weak but an easy fix for next to no weight 
Maiden this weekend---???-- maybe
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mastermalpass086
It's looking good! Don't forget to film the maiden. 🙂

What I was thinking with the wing spars was this; A shows what I mean by spars running the width, B shows what I mean by running down the length. I put your spars running along the delta in the B category, purely thinking about forming the wing. But for structural strength, if I wanted to form the wing with A would it need to be combined with B?

Wing-reinforcement-types.jpg 
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Sterling101
It's looking good! Don't forget to film the maiden. 🙂

What I was thinking with the wing spars was this; A shows what I mean by spars running the width, B shows what I mean by running down the length. I put your spars running along the delta in the B category, purely thinking about forming the wing. But for structural strength, if I wanted to form the wing with A would it need to be combined with B?

Wing-reinforcement-types.jpg 


I've done both setups and it all depends on the strength of your flat plate essentially.
If it's well stiffened with a carbon rod or you're using the same material for top and bottom then the upper surface is fine being shaped using just the spars.
If you want to add a little more strength to a flat plate then the rib and spar method will give you more, but usually at a price of complexity. But it does mean you can use thinner skin over the top and use it as a stressed skin which stiffens the wing in both pull and twist.
Whoever said nothing is impossible had obviously never tried slamming a revolving door...
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Sidewayskiwi
Slow progress due to work and other demands on my time
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solentlife
The rib vs spar question above ? I like the spar style - BUT I then add 'ribs' either side of the spar to support skin to correct form.

When I was constructing the RCP Lancaster (75% completed - waitiing me !) .... I wanted this form ... 



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