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Author Topic: Full size molded fuselage  (Read 159 times)

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Offline Crazyflyer

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Full size molded fuselage
« on: April 03, 2020, 07:30:05 am »
I stumbled on to this video of a gentleman fabricating a full size pylon racer and was really surprised how similar the techniques he used are to how we build for our hobby.

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Re: Full size molded fuselage
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2020, 08:43:52 am »
Red Jensen in Ca. has designed and made a E F 1 of the Endeavor. He only built one but never kitted or raced it.

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Re: Full size molded fuselage
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2020, 10:42:55 am »
The nose looked a lot like the Nemesis, even with the little air fairing at the bottom of the cowl.  It has much smoother lines though.
The back end is unique with a surprisingly large rudder area (incl. below the stab). Approx. 30% larger than the Nemesis.
The wheel pants ("spats" for Simon ;)) are unique in that they fully cover the wheel.  The slightest bounce on landing will scrape their bottoms.

Below: photos of the Nemesis.


Note: the top photo is the fixed gear original.  The second is the unlimited NXT version with retracts.
« Last Edit: April 03, 2020, 10:51:05 am by Frank v B »
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