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Title: Old Howard Bostonian
Post by: deck47 on April 13, 2015, 09:56:28 AM
I thought I would share my latest airplane, first one in about 7-8 years. I built this over the span of about 3 weeks and have till Friday to get it flying for a competition here in Minneapolis MN. So far test glides without the propeller on have been beautiful and just a little nose heavy with the propeller on. Also, I weighed it before I put the struts and windows in and it came in at just over 14 grams without the propeller and motor. If anybody has any questions let me know and I will try to answer them the best I can.


Title: Re: Old Howard Bostonian
Post by: cd_webb on April 13, 2015, 04:17:29 PM
I'd say you haven't forgotten how it's done. Nice work, deck! Bet the addition of rubber balances things out just about right. Post back with your trimming results!

David


Title: Re: Old Howard Bostonian
Post by: Dave Andreski on April 13, 2015, 05:14:21 PM
Very nice.
Dave


Title: Re: Old Howard Bostonian
Post by: Greg Langelius on April 14, 2015, 08:45:14 AM
Truly classy model. Please keep us informed on its flying/progress.

...And of course, are you intending to post the plan to the gallery?

Greg


Title: Re: Old Howard Bostonian
Post by: deck47 on April 14, 2015, 09:11:04 AM
Greg,

The plan is already in the gallery section. Do a search for bostonian and you should find it on page 2 of your search. That is how I originally found it. As for flying, well yesterday I tried letting it ROG at work and it smacked into a pole and broke part of the leading edge of the wing just as it was getting airborne. I fixed that up last night and will hopefully get a chance to fly it tonight after work if it's not too windy out. I will keep you posted.

Decker