Xi finally found a way to get rid of that bottle!

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by HKMark23, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. HKMark23

    HKMark23 Millennium Member

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    I wanna see the test flight!
     

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    Hats off to the guy for pursuing his passion. I just hope he doesn't kill anyone or himself trying to get that thing off the ground.
     
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    Geko45 Smartass Pilot CLM

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    Wing chord looked decent, but absolutely zero (possibily negaive) wing dihedral means it won't be very stable along the longitudinal axis (at least its a high wing). Also, I can only imagine where the CG would be with that big motor way up front. If he doesn't have lateral stability, then longitudinal won't matter because he'll never get the nose off the ground. 4000 RPM without gear reduction means the prop is turning to fast to be efficient. Oh, and that front gear will collapse on the first bump and the vertical stablizer doesn't have enough surface area.
     
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