THE ALPHA JET MK2 -FRCFoamies

Discussion in 'FRCFoamies Plans' started by F1wanabe, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. F1wanabe

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    Beautiful, Barry! You can see how it flew better with each adjustment. In addition to trim, The CG is flexible in the alpha jet. More forward for high alpha, more rearward for aerobatics, right on for both! Thanks for posting!
     
  2. lawrenceb

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    OUCH!
     
  3. Boxermad84

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    Very nice Barry! Love your paint scheme! Ouch lars, that was a hard hit!

    Sent from my galaxy note 3 using Tapatalk pro
     
  4. XDmToter

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    Now I just need to install a Rx and wait for some warmer weather.

    The wind chill today is 9 F. A little bit too cold for my thumbs...
     
  5. BarryM

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    Middle of summer here in the Southern hemisphere, hi temps around 30degC with 80% humidity, gets quite windy in summer though !!!!!!!!!
    Sad about the Alpha V2, see if I can keep mine in on piece for a while but I could see the possibilities of it connecting with Terra Firma at the wrong time when I maidened it yesterday....:confused:
     
  6. FatherAndSons

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    Nice job on the maiden Barry!

    LARS!!!! I don't know what to say. I am having trouble forming words through my tears :-( :) Sorry about the crash.
     
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  7. Airflow

    Airflow Top Gun

    Just say, We're living in a brutal reality ...
    Time to build something else! or repair it. ;-)
     
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  8. gibby1117

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    DAGGUM!!! She was a looker. I'm sure the next will be as well :)
     
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  9. Airflow

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    well we'll see, but probably, yes ;-)
     
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  10. F1wanabe

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    Well, successful maiden flight of the Alpha Glow Jet mk2! Although I have a problem with one servo running slow in the frigid 12 degrees, it went off without a hitch! This is a much more stable platform than our mk1 so night flying is that much easier.


    www.youtube.com/gstrysky
    www.frcfoamies.com
     
  11. BarryM

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    Nice Greg, was that 12degF ?:confused: Don't think I will try the night flying, I can find the trees during the day never mind what I could bump into when it's dark:rolleyes: but I have to say flying the Alpha is about the most fun you can have with your clothes on...............:D
     
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  12. skelator

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    Just got the plan for mk2, I hope I have the motivation to build 1, a shop here asking for $10 t print both pages damm but better than printer 26x2 sheet of A4 paper :D, hope it can take my bulky 2200mah batt :)
     
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  13. Boxermad84

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    very nice greg, looked awesome.
     
  14. F1wanabe

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  15. skelator

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    i guess so printing it tomorrow, we have a big event coming next month for grand opening of the red Bull race runway that gonna be run in may, official running an rc event for the opening will show off the mk2 there

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  16. FatherAndSons

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    Great flight Greg. It sure is a head turner day or night!
     
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  17. F1wanabe

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    Very nice, Skekator! We appreciate the exposure you will give us. Are you familiar with the Ampang Night Fliers in your country? They have been flying the Alpha Glow Jet there.

    www.youtube.com/gstrysky
    www.frcfoamies.com
     
  18. kwebersole

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    Just wondering has anyone flown (or tried to fly) this plane with just the lower set of wings? Or do I have to be the first on?
     
  19. F1wanabe

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    This video Jay made answers that!

    But, you lose the lift effect of the bi wing, which is the unique feature of it! Why do you ask, are you short on depron? Haha. ;-)

    www.youtube.com/gstrysky
    www.frcfoamies.com
     
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  20. Airflow

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    Well, I can destroy anything that flies. ;-)
     
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