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by Iceman
May 4th, 2009, 6:34 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Wright Stuff B
Replies: 973
Views: 97013

Re: Wright Stuff B

Rolled motor sticks were a love of mine because of advantages it brings to WS. When I started flying AMA copters the surprise was oddly enough how little rubber was needed compared to other classes. As you lower weight rule the motor will decrease even more requiring a shorter motor stick. At Ohio t...
by Iceman
May 3rd, 2009, 5:02 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Wright Stuff B
Replies: 973
Views: 97013

Re: Wright Stuff B

Hi Jeff, Wrote set of rules for Helicopter event years a go but politics at the time were much different. Went over to watch Ohio State trail event it was surprising seeing those massive copters. Lots of torque problems they were having with blades. There were two teams with effective designs that d...
by Iceman
January 9th, 2009, 9:04 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Wright Stuff B
Replies: 973
Views: 97013

Re: Wright Stuff in Division B!!!

hey my prop is on back order so what is a good angle for my horizontal and vertical stab. (conected). Also would it be better for me to put no angle on my stab. tip (for dihidreal efect)? What is a good design for the vertical stab.? I have 6 cm. wide and 8cm. high with no curvature. Also what woul...
by Iceman
November 15th, 2008, 9:36 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Wright Stuff B
Replies: 973
Views: 97013

Re: Wright Stuff in Division B!!!

Any person that has set a indoor rubber powered airplane record in short ceiling heights with various model classes will tell you a thicker loop will provide longer flight times. It is true you will back off full torque to avoid hitting ceiling but more energy will be used than longer loop. To long ...
by Iceman
November 14th, 2008, 1:31 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Wright Stuff B
Replies: 973
Views: 97013

Re: Wright Stuff in Division B!!!

Adding ballast is usually best way. There is all ways odd circumstances where doing something else might be better. For instance, if your extremely under weight say by nearly two grams rebuilding a component to make it stronger would be best solution. About double gluing, That is what I do for plane...
by Iceman
June 24th, 2008, 7:51 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Wright Stuff B
Replies: 973
Views: 97013

Re: Wright Stuff in Division B!!!

Actually I am former two time world champion Justin Young a Nortmont S.O. product is current champion. My interest were with wing design in sixth grade where our coach ask me to join. Probably would have never known about F1D without S.O. and Wright Stuff. The constant year to year of that event the...
by Iceman
June 20th, 2008, 9:40 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Wright Stuff B
Replies: 973
Views: 97013

Re: Wright Stuff in Division B!!!

WS has provided the World champion
Lets be little more specific Mr. Anderson it was Northmont S.O. team that has provided
last three World Champions, right? :D

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