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Forum: WWI Era
01-29-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Yak 52:(sorry for getting your name wrong:o),...

Yak 52:(sorry for getting your name wrong:o), you bring up something that has been stirring in the back of my mind for a while now... The actually construction of the aircraft. Working solely from a...
Forum: WWI Era
01-28-2009, 03:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

See red writing. Also, I have contacted the...

See red writing.
Also, I have contacted the royal air force museum in London. They have an archive/research department that is freely available to the public. What's more, they have a section...
Forum: WWI Era
01-27-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

I have been doing my best to absord everything...

I have been doing my best to absord everything you guys have told me, and everything I have read in online articles (some that you linked to, and some you did not) so far, I have learned this:
1....
Forum: WWI Era
01-27-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Dereck: Actually, from what I have read, it was...

Dereck: Actually, from what I have read, it was relegated to a ground attack role because its' negative stagger created a blind spot behind that pilot. This was a serious pain in arse in a dogfight....
Forum: WWI Era
01-25-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Okay, here are the original specs: Wing span:...

Okay, here are the original specs:
Wing span: 25ft 8in.
Gap: 4ft 10in.
Wing area: 212.1 sq ft.
Length: 22ft.
Height: 9ft 1.5in.
Chord: 4ft 6in.
Negative stagger: 2ft 3in.
*Dihedral: 4...
Forum: WWI Era
01-24-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Okay, I have finished figuring out the dimensions...

Okay, I have finished figuring out the dimensions of my model. I have yet to work out my wind loading, power loading, and my stall and cruising speeds. I intend to round off all these numbers to the...
Forum: WWI Era
01-23-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

I worked that out from reading the specs. It...

I worked that out from reading the specs. It lists "wing area" and "aileron area" seperatley, as well as "rudder area" and "fin area", and "tailplane" and "elevator area".
Forum: WWI Era
01-23-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Well, my original goal, as you know, was a 36...

Well, my original goal, as you know, was a 36 inch wingspan. That came out to be 11.688311688311687%. I rounded it off to 11.7% for the sake of simplicity, which gives me a 36.036 inch wingspan. How...
Forum: WWI Era
01-23-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Ow ya, I forgot to square my scale.Duh! And,...

Ow ya, I forgot to square my scale.Duh! And, regarding the high drag, isn't that characteristic of just about all biplanes? I wasn't
expecting a speed demon out of this, nor an amazing aerobat, I...
Forum: WWI Era
01-22-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Wow, you must be physcic, because you answered my...

Wow, you must be physcic, because you answered my next question! So, with a full-scale wing area of *pulls out calculator* 2545.2 sq in, my models wing area should...
Forum: WWI Era
01-22-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Holy smokes, I have been searching for days! How...

Holy smokes, I have been searching for days! How did you find one?! It's a bit big for me, I'll have to ask them if they'll cut a kit in the size I want.
Forum: WWI Era
01-22-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Ow, it will still be custom, don't you worry. LOL...

Ow, it will still be custom, don't you worry. LOL
The thing is, when it comes to scratch-building, or even working off plans, I tend to screw-up. I intend to use whatever plans, pictures, and...
Forum: WWI Era
01-22-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

I was hoping for something with a little bit more...

I was hoping for something with a little bit more detail....
Forum: WWI Era
01-21-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,176
Posted By d&mrc

Help! Need DH-5 kit or plans!

I can't seem to find anything anywhere (at least not anything that is intended for rc). Do any of you know where I can find a kit or plans for this aircraft?
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