Do you have any suggestions for LPP designs I could find online (hpa maybe?) that are easier to build?Whatever trips your trigger.
Limited Penny Plane is a typical next step. Very doable with hobby shop wood if you select carefully. Capable of very impressive performance without being too fragile. Frankly I'd suggest you start here.
Mini-sticks are several steps harder to hit min weight, but can be built with hobby shop wood. Can be tricky to trim, they tend to have poor launch behavior,
Frankly, if you want a real challenge, but very doable, consider the Hobby Shopper EZB on Indoor News and Views. Detailed build article with a WEALTH of hints and tips on building light but strong. You can build a 700 to 1000 mg plane, yes milligrams with a wingspan of 18 inches, capable of 20+ minutes flight at a big site. If you can build one of these, there isn't anything you can't build.
lol yeah youre right ive read a majority of them so farK,
You will get good feedback by starting a build and fly thread on HPA. Be sure to read all of the existing HPA LPP threads first (probably you’ve already done this).
thank you so much, ill take a look at themAs with Wright Stuff. Most any plan you find on line will work for a Limited Penny Plane. And most are balsa based.
The key for a good LPP (of any design) is CAREFUL balsa selection for max stiffness while hitting target weight. Particularly spars. Which is why some flyers have gone carbon. But you can do it with balsa.
The motor stick is short and thick enough that stiff enough isn't hard there.
Indoor News and Views is your friend.
Page 58 to 63 of this PDF has a couple of successful designs (and many other class designs to explore):
https://indoornewsandviews.files.wordpr ... esigns.pdf
Not sure, been too many years, but this may have been the first one I built:
https://www.scribd.com/document/3630318 ... ohn-Barker
INAV again, page 4, the classic Cezar Banks LPP:
https://indoornewsandviews.files.wordpr ... v-137a.pdf
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