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by 28builder
February 2nd, 2015, 9:46 pm
Forum: 2015 Build Events
Topic: Scrambler C
Replies: 271
Views: 37539

Rules /violation ?

first i am a dad helping my son and apologize in advance if this has alreay been asked. i read rules about not going outside track or it is a violation. question. if run number 1 goes just outside or touches the left side of the track and didnt hit the cab and also assuming the egg is not cracked. d...
by 28builder
January 23rd, 2015, 6:47 am
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: weight. thoughts?
Replies: 6
Views: 2224

Re: weight. thoughts?

thanks again. i knew the back/rear of the kids plane was slightly heavy. i think they will build a new wing. like i said they are using the fuse and tail boom from ikara kit but they went and built their own wing with slant dihidrals. they cut their own ribs and whe it flies well and has surprised m...
by 28builder
January 22nd, 2015, 10:53 am
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: weight. thoughts?
Replies: 6
Views: 2224

Re: weight. thoughts?

well i feel bad because we didnt weigh the origanal pieces as we built. i do happen to know that the fuse including hook and prop assembly weighs 4.4 and the ikara prop we have weighs 2.05 and the wing weighs about 2.13. we are using a combo of the freedom flight model with a home made wing design t...
by 28builder
January 22nd, 2015, 7:56 am
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: weight. thoughts?
Replies: 6
Views: 2224

weight. thoughts?

ok 1st im a novice parent trying to help my son and his teamates. mr anderson has been EXTREMELY helpful and who knows if our plane would even fly without reading his posts and others so big big thanks question everywhere we read is keep it light light light! we now have a flying plane and trimmed f...
by 28builder
January 8th, 2015, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: Design
Replies: 178
Views: 28776

Re: Design wing dihidral

ok. so maximimizing wing span is best for lift. freedom flights model has the wing span very close to 50cm and then 90 degree straight up wingtip dihidal. if you have a different wing with angked dihidrals that go out to 50 cm. would that create equal lift (all other things being equal? or is the fu...
by 28builder
January 4th, 2015, 7:47 am
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: design rules?
Replies: 7
Views: 4004

Re: follow up ?

follow up . if the colored wing panel bonus says it needs to cover at least 2 ribs... if my son covered one rib section at each end of the wing would that count? he painted one end with two ribs and it was way heavy on that side and was even hard for him to rebalance. he wondered if he could have a ...
by 28builder
January 4th, 2015, 7:42 am
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: design rules?
Replies: 7
Views: 4004

Re: design clarification / idea

ok my son's last plane was trimmed & flown several times and was doing well. but it seems that it was repaired a few to many times and we were not getting as good if results as before... question .. after he built his latest wing he asked a questiob about the bonus ..colored wing panel. it doesnt me...
by 28builder
December 30th, 2014, 7:32 pm
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: What are your guys times right now?
Replies: 62
Views: 10406

Re: What are your guys times right now?

anybody know some of the early invitational times? and ceiling hts?
by 28builder
December 18th, 2014, 9:34 am
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: Winding
Replies: 24
Views: 7166

Re: Winding

thanks!
by 28builder
December 18th, 2014, 7:48 am
Forum: Wright Stuff C
Topic: Winding
Replies: 24
Views: 7166

Re: Rubber motor not

does anybody know if ca glue can be dabbed on or near the knot of the rubber motor ?? the kids have tied what seemed to be a very good knot and it has slipped out a couple times. when wound around 1500 times or so....i always thought ca glue would melt or burn the rubber..any thoughts or suggestions...

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