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Wildthing
Also on this flight I popped on a APC 6X4 gas prop because I broke the electric one last flight. It wasn't as fast and either my battery is getting lazy or it chewed up a lot of amps. I know Scott was getting some improved numbers using it on small motors but for me just the opposite.
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Wildthing
Well now that it flies and rather well with just minor trimming to do for fine tuning to perfect it plans are all up dated. Anyone interested in wasting some foam let me know. Process for building the canopy is a little hokey but I can lead you through the process.

Cheers
Jeff
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Sterling101
Hoping the high winds and deep snow gives up here soon so I can get mine re-tested.
Hopefully it'll get further than a flip and slide on it's lid next time!
Whoever said nothing is impossible had obviously never tried slamming a revolving door...
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Hoping the high winds and deep snow gives up here soon so I can get mine re-tested.
Hopefully it'll get further than a flip and slide on it's lid next time!
Melting the last 2 days but Snow Storm Watch is on for tonight and the weekend, depending who you listen to anywhere from 10 to 20cm of it coming tonight. I hate winter.

I know mine is the same profile as yours except yours is larger but between adding that 1/2" to the trailing edge to give me more control surface plus the nice sized wing tips, whole different gal to fly. I think my Horten is going to get some large wingtips before it's next test.
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Melting the last 2 days but Snow Storm Watch is on for tonight and the weekend, depending who you listen to anywhere from 10 to 20cm of it coming tonight. I hate winter.

I know mine is the same profile as yours except yours is larger but between adding that 1/2" to the trailing edge to give me more control surface plus the nice sized wing tips, whole different gal to fly. I think my Horten is going to get some large wingtips before it's next test.

I'm hoping the large verticals I've added will keep it from flipping out on takeoff next time.
Can't see a reason why it won't anyway!
Whoever said nothing is impossible had obviously never tried slamming a revolving door...
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Wildthing
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I'm hoping the large verticals I've added will keep it from flipping out on takeoff next time.
Can't see a reason why it won't anyway!

But your verticals are close to the center aren't they, for small insurance I would add some wingtips for the next test run. I think if I would have had landing gear on mine and tried taking off that way I am sure I wouldn't have gotten into the air at all. The more I think about it the more reason for me to add some to the Horten. It's only made it 6" off the ground before it goes wild.
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But your verticals are close to the center aren't they, for small insurance I would add some wingtips for the next test run. I think if I would have had landing gear on mine and tried taking off that way I am sure I wouldn't have gotten into the air at all. The more I think about it the more reason for me to add some to the Horten. It's only made it 6" off the ground before it goes wild.

I've got upper and lower wing tip verticals, just small ones, as well as the larger central fins.
I may up the size of the tips just for extra insurance though like you say...
Whoever said nothing is impossible had obviously never tried slamming a revolving door...
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bogusbandit56
I have two large inboard verticals on the Sk8 and it is very way ward.
I am sure two tip verticals will solve my problem.
I would try larger tipverts sterling, you can always remove them if it doesn`t solve the problem.
Wot, no Depron?
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But your verticals are close to the center aren't they, for small insurance I would add some wingtips for the next test run. I think if I would have had landing gear on mine and tried taking off that way I am sure I wouldn't have gotten into the air at all. The more I think about it the more reason for me to add some to the Horten. It's only made it 6" off the ground before it goes wild.

Jeff on your Horten, make the tips like you ones you have on the Taranis.
I read that tips that project backwards are far more effective than ones that go straight up.
This may also help Sterlings Taranis.
Wot, no Depron?
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Jeff on your Horten, make the tips like you ones you have on the Taranis.
I read that tips that project backwards are far more effective than ones that go straight up.
This may also help Sterlings Taranis.

And they look fast.

Will do

Cheers
Jeff
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And they look fast.

Will do

Cheers
Jeff

They should be faster as well. The tips on your Taranis should leave a very small vortice from the sharp point which will reduce drag.
Wot, no Depron?
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bogusbandit56
Here is a video with some useful thing for wings like tips and fences.
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Wildthing
The Taranis is actually starting to be a really nice flyer now that it is finally dialed in, still a little tweaking but overall she is cool.

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The Taranis is actually starting to be a really nice flyer now that it is finally dialed in, still a little tweaking but overall she is cool.


That`s areal nice flyer.
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Wildthing
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That`s areal nice flyer.

You know it took a bit but it was just stupid minor little changes that made a world of difference.
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