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by MGoGolf
January 11th, 2018, 12:27 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
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Re: Helicopters C

An approximation of Dave's design Thank you! Assuming two motors are used, it would seem difficult to have a team of 2 wind up two motors, attach, and set off at the same time. Make one of the stooges shown in the back of the FFM kit instructions Thanks again, but I don't have the FFM kit. By the t...
by MGoGolf
January 11th, 2018, 9:34 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 69190

Re: Helicopters C

Unome wrote:
MGoGolf wrote:Can someone post a picture of a working Chinook? New coach, tried numerous designs but not getting close.
An approximation of Dave's design
Thank you! Assuming two motors are used, it would seem difficult to have a team of 2 wind up two motors, attach, and set off at the same time.
by MGoGolf
January 11th, 2018, 7:20 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 69190

Re: Helicopters C

Can someone post a picture of a working Chinook? New coach, tried numerous designs but not getting close.
by MGoGolf
December 6th, 2017, 7:24 am
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 69190

Re: Helicopters C

Sorry for the flurry of posts - I'm a newbie and seemingly behind the curve with no FF kits. Does "fixed pitch rotor" mean the blades can't rotate relative to the rotor hub (i.e. like in a variable pitch propeller or collective pitch rotor, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variable-pitch...
by MGoGolf
December 5th, 2017, 8:06 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 69190

Re: Helicopters C

Sorry for the flurry of posts - I'm a newbie and seemingly behind the curve with no FF kits. Does "fixed pitch rotor" mean the blades can't rotate relative to the rotor hub (i.e. like in a variable pitch propeller or collective pitch rotor, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Variable-pitch_...
by MGoGolf
December 5th, 2017, 12:10 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 69190

Re: Helicopters C

Rules 3.b. and 3.f. (no pre-glued joints or pre-covered surfaces; any materials except boron filaments)

Can I use a plastic gearbox?
by MGoGolf
December 5th, 2017, 12:09 pm
Forum: Helicopters C
Topic: Helicopters C
Replies: 244
Views: 69190

Re: Helicopters C

Rule 3.f.
Is the limit of "up to three fixed pitch rotors, not exceeding a maximum diameter of 30.00 cm" a limit on each rotor, or combined? That is, can I use three (3) 30cm rotors, or am I limited to 3 rotors of 10cm, 2 rotors of 15cm or 1 rotor of 30cm?

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