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Postby Dave G » Tue Mar 01, 2005 4:31 am

This is a pic from early on in test (try not to kill the plane)flights. Its fun going from means to extremes with rc airplanes. keeps you on your toes.
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Postby Dave G » Tue Mar 01, 2005 5:05 am

And another pic. This is me and Rocket. He cant sit in an experimental but he enjoys watching(chasing) my rc planes.


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Postby Dave G » Tue Mar 01, 2005 5:15 am

This is where i started. this is the proff of concept plane pic. Its a built up from balsa and carbon rods and sheeted with balsa. Bottom had a layer of 2oz glass.
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Postby Dave G » Tue Mar 01, 2005 5:19 am

heres a pic of the begining.
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Postby Dave G » Tue Mar 01, 2005 5:21 am

and another build pic
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Postby Dave G » Tue Mar 01, 2005 5:24 am

progress
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Postby Dave G » Tue Mar 01, 2005 5:26 am

sheeted
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videos

Postby Dave G » Thu Apr 14, 2005 1:40 am

Ive uploaded a couple small vids of some high speed passes. these were with a 3Kkv/rpm brushlessDD on 10 cells. all the videos are under 1meg

http://www.dgmodels.rchomepage.com/CarbonCobra38.AVI

http://www.dgmodels.rchomepage.com/CarbonCobra532.AVI

if the links dont highlite copy and paste them and right clic and save target as.
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another one

Postby Dave G » Thu Apr 14, 2005 2:10 am

heres a pass on 11cells., motor about 30k rpm. still flys around on rails. My new elevons are tapered from .045" to .010" at the TE.

dgmodels.rchompage.com/Carbon Cobra 11 honkin.AVI


heres a pic of another version with twin motors. This was a different type approach to go faster. So far it has been expensive to say the least. Im havin fun though!!!
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