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 Post subject: Site to free FF plans
PostPosted: 20 Nov 2012, 08:02 
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Seeing the nice build of the 337 Free flight model I found this site that features loads of plans for small mostly FF models.

Check it out.http://www.outerzone.co.uk/index.asp

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PostPosted: 20 Nov 2012, 08:33 
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This is really cool, but I have a silly question. Can these actually be built and if so, then how?


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GAU-8A wrote:
This is really cool, but I have a silly question. Can these actually be built and if so, then how?


See viewtopic.php?f=21&t=5302


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PostPosted: 20 Nov 2012, 08:57 
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Shotto!


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There are a few of the jets I will be using the basic plan and modifying it to about 1m span for electric ducted fan RC

The A-4 Skyhawk in high up on my list :D

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Ah, Outerzone! Very cool site! I spent some time validating the plans on there a while ago.

It is probably the most comprehensive source of plans from free flight, control line and solid wood models you'll find. There are some 3 views on there that are works of art in themselves to look at (I sometimes spend more time admiring a plan or drawing than actually building :) )

I did a build thread on here of a Spitfire a couple years ago. Will see if I can find it.

My next projects are going to be the Fokker DVI for rubber power (might do a matching Se5 or Camel at the same time), a Gulfstream G550 for twin EDF and then a rubber powered Shackleton with contra rotating props nogal! The last two will be from my own plans too.

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Monique wrote:
a rubber powered Shackleton with contra rotating props nogal!


I can barely get my head around contra-rotating props on an electric motor, how do you propose to do it on rubber? o.O


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Found a guy that manufactures the CR units especially for rubber power. I'll be sticking 7" dia 3 blade props on them.

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Monique wrote:
Found a guy that manufactures the CR units especially for rubber power. I'll be sticking 7" dia 3 blade props on them.

:shock: :shock:


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Imagine four of these \:D/


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Not sure if crazy or awesome... Probably both. :D


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Here is something SAAF and relatively simple for starters.

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=1218

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T. van Vuuren wrote:
Here is something SAAF and relatively simple for starters.

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=1218

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Nice! Though I would recommend as a starter or first time FF project to build that to at least 20" wingspan. Peanuts are not the easiest to build lightly or trim for a beginner. So build larger the first few and then work your way down to the peanuts.

That Van would be great at double peanut size, ie 26" span. Added to my list :) We could do it as a group build on here if anyone's keen?

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Monique wrote:
We could do it as a group build on here if anyone's keen?


Now there is an idea! :idea:


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Another GB. why not. I think as you say a nice 24" (600mm) will work well.
What about things like extra ribs needed in the larger scale? DO you think that plan can be scaled up by 100% without having to change it?

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