FPVLAB

image
Page 6 of 7 FirstFirst ... 4567 LastLast
Results 51 to 60 of 65

Thread: Balsa Bashing a CAC Boomerang.

  1. #51
    No Artificial Sweeteners. kev.au's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Down Under ⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩
    Posts
    1,823
    I sheeted the bottom TE portion of the center section, built the flaps and dry fit them.








    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

  2. #52
    No Artificial Sweeteners. kev.au's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Down Under ⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩
    Posts
    1,823
    Knocked up a couple of flap pushrods, installed two servos and made some ply control arms.









    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

  3. #53
    No Artificial Sweeteners. kev.au's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Down Under ⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩
    Posts
    1,823
    I decided to add a small strip of 1.5mm G10 to the TE to help fight twist/damage.








    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

  4. #54
    No Artificial Sweeteners. kev.au's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Down Under ⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩
    Posts
    1,823
    Both done!





    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

  5. #55
    No Artificial Sweeteners. kev.au's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Down Under ⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩
    Posts
    1,823
    I got in contact with custom retracts and will have a set of custom struts in 6-8 weeks. In the meantime I've
    glued in the undercarriage mounts, added some balsa gussets and sheeted the area.








    I also finished off the flap on the outer right wing with some G10 and 1.5mm balsa.


    Last edited by kev.au; 31st July 2018 at 12:37 AM.
    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

  6. #56
    No Artificial Sweeteners. kev.au's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Down Under ⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩
    Posts
    1,823
    And the two panels are together!. Everything seems great, alignment is perfect.





    Last edited by kev.au; 31st July 2018 at 01:19 AM.
    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

  7. #57
    Co-Pilot Håvard Støre's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Location
    Norway, West coast
    Posts
    1,737
    Dude! Your skills are amazing.

  8. #58
    No Artificial Sweeteners. kev.au's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Down Under ⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩
    Posts
    1,823
    Quote Originally Posted by Håvard Støre View Post
    Dude! Your skills are amazing.
    Stop making me blush.


    I made the two refueling points for the center section, they are AT-6 Texan style but I assume they are very similar on the Boomerang.



    Last edited by kev.au; 2nd August 2018 at 02:02 AM.
    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

  9. #59
    No Artificial Sweeteners. kev.au's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Down Under ⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩
    Posts
    1,823
    Made a start on the aft wing fillets.









    I also completed the plug for the tailwheel cover and 90% finished the exhaust plug.


    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

  10. #60
    No Artificial Sweeteners. kev.au's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Down Under ⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩⇩
    Posts
    1,823
    Decided to redo the tailwheel mount to make it removable and I also removed some ply allowing me access to the Elevator control arm and clevis.






    Drilled and tapped the four wing bolt holes. Mounted two 9 pin connectors to help tame all of
    the wires from the flap and aileron servos.




    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

Page 6 of 7 FirstFirst ... 4567 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11th June 2016, 09:46 PM
  2. Shaping balsa for ailerons
    By Byro in forum DIY
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 13th September 2013, 10:08 AM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 4th December 2011, 04:00 AM
  4. Boomerang 60 FPV
    By kev.au in forum FIXED WING
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 22nd April 2011, 08:58 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •