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My tank is not for a VP but was using as example of materials used.
My tank is made with no foam only one layer fibreglass and one layer kevlar...
I used one layer of 100 gsm (about 3 1/2 oz) on inside and one layer 200 gsm kevlar with vinylester
There is a Facebook group called J-3Kitten and N-3Pup that has plans and other files.Some people on the site have cleaned up a few of the older plans.
I have heard that a 6 blade excalibur on a Calidas gyrocopter made a significant improvement
I think he is moving in the right direction in putting in bigger shafts on the pulleys.
I would suggest turning out the pulley and putting large...
Propeller calculation here. https://aircraft.e-props.fr/calculator.php
Unless I have read it wrong they have found that more blades is better.
Here is an airfoil in qcad.The spline tool was selected and the co-ordinates just pasted in the box at bottom left
that says next vertex.Or in...
Here are the co-ordinates in wordpad ready to copy.
His file is as downloaded from Airfoiltools as a csv file.
No messy excel steps.
On airfoiltools.com once you find your selected airfoil you click the link to airfoil plotter and the linked page has an editing box for your...
You can leave a window in the kevlar with glass .Like on the old Ducati 750ss.
I used kevlar and fibreglass.Here the Kevlar is the same price here as Carbon but is better for impact.
Or you could use Kevlar and Carbon fibre...
The accident was caused by accidentally engaging nose...
The exception seems to be the electric trim systems used on stabilators.I know of one fatality caused by one.
If it was my plane I would take a large step back and fit tubes and bell cranks.
In my experience I have never seen a cheap tube bender that will bend thin wall tube .
You need a mandrel bender to stop the tube collapsing and...
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