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  1. bifft liked cheapracer's post in the thread My extraordinary plane build ....

    I'm almost ready to jump in and make engine noises! Look at all those lovely pre-matched holes ... [ATTACH] ... off to the fold...

    Rear Fuse Lasered Parts.jpg Nov 22, 2019 at 2:57 AM
  2. bifft liked cheapracer's post in the thread Has anyone be thinking of designing a more modern, light weight powered sailplane ?.

    Of course you can, not good enough for whom? The Morgan motorglider I showed on a previous page, is a cheap aluminium craft that the...

    Morgan Motorglide 2.jpg Morgan motrglider 1.jpg Nov 19, 2019 at 3:15 AM
  3. bifft replied to the thread Has anyone be thinking of designing a more modern, light weight powered sailplane ?.

    I am talking about a self launcher with 15 minutes of battery. 100-150 lbs or so? (still a large fraction). The hour flight is 5...

    Nov 18, 2019 at 1:59 AM
  4. bifft replied to the thread Has anyone be thinking of designing a more modern, light weight powered sailplane ?.

    Exactly. Pops gave his thoughts back in post 41, I'll give what I'm thinking of. Electric self launch low/medium performance...

    Nov 17, 2019 at 5:09 AM
  5. bifft replied to the thread Has anyone be thinking of designing a more modern, light weight powered sailplane ?.

    That's good to hear. I'm pretty comfortable with flush riviting, I find flush riviting dimpled skins the easiest riviting of all....

    Nov 16, 2019 at 4:31 AM


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