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Title: my Sky-Box - fun times at the Indoor Nats
Post by: Bredehoft on May 30, 2018, 10:29:59 AM
Here is an Embryo I designed that I never expected to be successful.

Read about it here (you can download the plan, too!):  http://volareproducts.com/?p=3239

(http://volareproducts.com/wp-content/uploads/SkyBox01-768x450.jpg)

(http://volareproducts.com/wp-content/uploads/SkyBox05-768x431.jpg)

video:  https://www.youtube.com/embed/Q2xCAoeyTkM

--george


Title: Re: my Sky-Box - fun times at the Indoor Nats
Post by: calgoddard on May 30, 2018, 10:49:05 AM
Bravo George - Very innovative thinking!

Thanks for posting the story, plan and video.

I have struggled with my ultra-light "Tear Drop" indoor Embryo with a box fuselage that has an airfoil cross-section.  The longerons keep breaking because the wood is too light.

Maybe I will build my own Sky-Box. 


Title: Re: my Sky-Box - fun times at the Indoor Nats
Post by: dslusarc on May 30, 2018, 11:41:34 AM
George,

Glad to see it flying at the Nats :) Do you have any concern of a grumpy CD saying the rubber is not "enclosed" in the "fuselage" ?

I like the black color and layout, it reminds me of Halloween for some reason.

Don


Title: Re: my Sky-Box - fun times at the Indoor Nats
Post by: Bredehoft on May 30, 2018, 11:49:24 AM
Hi Don,

I'm not concerned - I am pretty sure the only mention of enclosed rubber in the FAC Rules is in the Old Time Stick and Fuselage section. 

Maybe if I build one half as heavy, I can catch that Ghost Rider!

--g


Title: Re: my Sky-Box - fun times at the Indoor Nats
Post by: PB_guy on May 30, 2018, 12:38:51 PM
Now that is one UGLY BEAUTIFUL model!!! I love it. Great thoughts in eye appeal.
ian


Title: Re: my Sky-Box - fun times at the Indoor Nats
Post by: dosco on September 15, 2018, 10:35:06 AM
The flight video made me think of the human-powered Daedelus(!).

Neato!

-Dave


Title: Re: my Sky-Box - fun times at the Indoor Nats
Post by: RandyW on October 09, 2018, 06:12:26 AM
Could not resist this critter!


Title: Re: my Sky-Box - fun times at the Indoor Nats
Post by: Bredehoft on October 09, 2018, 08:13:47 AM
Looks great Randy!  Let us know how it flies.  Indoor season is almost here in Michigan - I will be digging out my Sky Box soon!

P.S.  I did send the plan to Don DeLoach back in June for inclusion in the NFFS Digest.  I haven't seen it, but maybe I missed it. 

--george


Title: Re: my Sky-Box - fun times at the Indoor Nats
Post by: rgroener on January 27, 2019, 03:58:20 AM
Very nice flight, it seems that it did not want to land at all ;D

Roman