I used Gurit last time I ordered some PVC foam here in NZ. Had the same specs or better than Divinycell. Price was reasonable too.
On the other hand there has recently been some helicopter crashes here in New Zealand where minor incidents were not reported, another incident...
Takeoff and landing in this video, does this help?
Pity the takeoff is slowed down
But they would have to be in aluminium or wood, I have done enough composites work to not want to build a whole plane out of it :p
Then I get to start on another one!
Getting closer.... but I still have to do all the wiring and some of the control rigging still to be done. Still plenty to keep me occupied!
Started today by cutting out a new template for the exhaust pipe steel blanks.
And cut the form down to the new shape
Not as much fun as making one though :D
At least he stopped for the red light :p
I had considered that but then I would be close to just forming the pipe halves in a female mold, similar to how I did the wingtips ;)
One video I saw mentioned that Spacex was using an electron beam process for their 3D printed parts. The first I had heard of that!
I laminated up another MDF/Meranti ply blank for making my next tuned pipe form block. I may however cut down the old one first as the sharper...
I don't think hitting a tree shows that the airframe is weak. Airplanes are not really designed to hit things with their wingtips. If the...
If you are increasing the power output, then yes it will increase wear and shorten the engine life. If the engine is designed for the higher...
I cut a small test panel today for the starter switches. The center switch is three position and will be switched to the side of the engine you...
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