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scirocco14Peck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentParked31-Oct-09 11:01
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The Druine Turbulent rebuild/redesign was a success. On only 1/2 winds (about 400 turns), this little sucker took off straight up and circled, ending up on my roof. 1st time for THAT experience. I think with full winds, I could easily get over a minute of flight out of it outdoors.
scirocco14Peck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentBuild18-Oct-09 20:39
Views : 775
new graphics, and most important: NO PAINT on the tail!!! I've learned my lesson on that one...
scirocco14Peck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentBuild18-Oct-09 20:37
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Here it is, back together! By doing the hollow tail feathers, I was able to take out over 3 grams of clay out of the nose. Test flights soon!
scirocco14Peck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentParked14-Oct-09 12:10
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This is the result of rudder failure at full speed shortly after launch. I learned that I was not winding my rubber motors properly, and now I'm getting better power and speed out of the plane. I think the rudder was damaged on the previous flight when it flew into a tree at a good clip. I checked it over but missed the crack in the rudder. Oh well. It gave me a chance to replace the solid tail feathers with lighter ones of my own design. Now I'll be able to take some nose weight out of it so it'll be going even FASTER when it crashed next time!!!
scirocco14Peck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentBuild24-Aug-09 22:48
Views : 809
here is a picture of the tabs I've added to the Druine that transformed it. Once I did these tabs, it flies stable and circles well.
jgoodPeck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentFlying03-Jul-09 10:55
Views : 948
Nothing over 10 seconds, it's still flying too low. It doesn't seem to want to climb initially, so when it settles into a decent flight, it's not very high and soon meets the ground. It flies nicely, just doesn't seem to climb.
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jgoodPeck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentParked03-Jul-09 10:54
Views : 1176
Winding...
jgoodPeck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentFlying03-Jul-09 10:53
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Another attempt at flight.
jgoodPeck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentBuild01-Jul-09 22:22
Views : 1075
It's now balanced properly, I think. Took quite a bit of weight to do it. Weighs 12oz, ready to fly. Will hopefully try and fly tomorrow morning.
scirocco14Peck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentBuild29-Jun-09 17:30
Views : 766
nice side shot
scirocco14Peck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentBuild29-Jun-09 17:14
Views : 721
another shot with decals. ready to fly!
scirocco14Peck Polymers Peanut Druine TurbulentBuild29-Jun-09 17:13
Views : 773
looks better with a little color and decals!
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