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SlowBipe Build

Postby olddog » Sat Mar 27, 2010 9:08 am

Here is a Bipe that is a little different and supposed to really fly slow and turn on a dime.
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We will see if it does.
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby pentaxman » Sat Mar 27, 2010 5:37 pm

..& if it doesn't the Jackpines will eat it....ha ha ha ha!

(that laugh is in my best pantomime baddie voice..think Christopher Lee)
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby olddog » Sun Mar 28, 2010 5:25 am

Well i am not going to count that possibility out PT, those JP's are always lurking at the edge of the air.
Here is a picture for you to mull over till i get the next one.
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Think it will work?
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby pentaxman » Sun Mar 28, 2010 2:16 pm

That elevator is HUGE!

Not so sure about it not working so much as being able to control it.

I suspect you may have to set some dual rates for the maiden.
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby olddog » Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:24 am

Here is a picture of the fitting stage of the build...
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And here is the final before the maiden...
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Did the maiden yesterday and flew good but the speed control burned up and also the motor fried. The motor quit and the plane just floated down for a perfect landing.
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby pentaxman » Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:00 pm

Sounds like the prop is a little big or on too many Lipo cells in the battery pack there.
Glad she survived OK.
How did you find the controls, twitchy or smooth?
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby olddog » Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:16 pm

She was not bad at all. I noticed a little porpoising but gave her a little down trim and took care of that. I don't think the prop was too big, i run 9inch and 10inch all the time with that motor and batt. combo. I will be using a diff. combo when my new Esc. arrives i have another motor for it.
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby olddog » Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:49 am

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthr ... 11&page=44

Here is a link to a nice video of the SlowBipe flying.
This one was done by Airman Airhead on Wattflyer and he was the one who got me interested in doing the build.

The video is in post #1099
He did a pretty nice job on the Video
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby olddog » Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:20 pm

Logged 2 nice flights with her this morning.
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby olddog » Sun Apr 04, 2010 8:49 am

Logged another flight this morning, sure does fly nice and slow.
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby olddog » Sat Apr 10, 2010 9:42 am

Logged another one this morning, talk about slow flying man it sure does.
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby pentaxman » Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:37 pm

Very nice OD.
Just the thing for your yard
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RE: SlowBipe Build

Postby olddog » Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:50 am

Yes indeed and logged another one this morning.
Took her up high and did some inverted attempts.
She loops into the inverted ok but falls off to the right or left before long.
This is a RET only, no ailerons.
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Postby prasadsawant030 » Sun Dec 18, 2011 2:47 pm

hey guys,,
i wanna make this 1.
so m making wings with 6mm deprone.
so how to give camber shape to depron???? :?: :?:
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Postby olddog » Sun Dec 18, 2011 5:18 pm

prasadsawant030 wrote:hey guys,,
i wanna make this 1.
so m making wings with 6mm deprone.
so how to give camber shape to depron???? :?: :?:


Here ya go, try this link http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16392
Post no.10 shows bending the foam.
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