John JonesModeratorAugust 31, 2017 at 8:20 amPost count: 7992
Looks so fragile…..
I keep looking at rc planes after I look at this thread…. 1/4 scale cub! with a big ol gas engine on it.. but the best guy to learn from is gone.. 🙂BBWBParticipantAugust 31, 2017 at 11:30 amPost count: 1069
Looks so fragile….. I keep looking at rc planes after I look at this thread…. 1/4 scale cub! with a big ol gas engine on it.. but the best guy to learn from is gone..
Not gone! Just don’t live out back no mo! 😆
As for the fragile look, it does. But the strength of the wing is in the two spars that are running the length of each wing panel. Then the triangulation between the attach point from the top of the fuselage and the struts from mid point of strut to the attach point at the bottom of the fuselage. Ribs just hold the shape of the airfoil and creates the lift. There is going to be quite a bit of internal stiffening to each panel to resist twisting forces. Kind of like belly pans on a bus, but sticks that add compression strength and diagonals for twist. I will post pictures of these. Should have a good bit done this weekend.
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I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.ZackKeymasterAugust 31, 2017 at 12:04 pmPost count: 201
Looking forward to more pics on this thread! 😀JdawgParticipantAugust 31, 2017 at 2:34 pmPost count: 456JdawgParticipantAugust 31, 2017 at 6:12 pmPost count: 456John JonesModeratorAugust 31, 2017 at 6:28 pmPost count: 7992
wow.. I like it.. 🙂 see ya saturday afternoon sometime..BBWBParticipantAugust 31, 2017 at 9:38 pmPost count: 1069JdawgParticipantSeptember 1, 2017 at 7:31 amPost count: 456
Yeah I love DA engines, Ive got three currently and have had many in the past. Dave is a great dude. I have dealt with Casey quite a bit too. Not sure how many guys on here fly but maybe it’d be cool to start an R/C thread?John JonesModeratorSeptember 2, 2017 at 8:20 amPost count: 7992
Love the avatar… Love the signature!!!!!!!!!!AndymParticipantSeptember 3, 2017 at 8:01 pmPost count: 979
So Ben…how’s my motorcycle doing?? Now that you got that new dual spot Honda..BBWBParticipantSeptember 4, 2017 at 7:33 amPost count: 1069John JonesModeratorSeptember 5, 2017 at 7:21 amPost count: 7992
This plane is awesome.. I think about it a lot..BBWBParticipantSeptember 5, 2017 at 2:37 pmPost count: 1069
Almost ready for another update photo. Got the flu yesterday, so I’ve been puking and squirting all night; and today. 😯
I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.AndymParticipantSeptember 5, 2017 at 2:55 pmPost count: 979
It’s the new diet!!! Time for a steak!!
That sucks Ben!!
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