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    rtfm posted the thread The JK-2 Nano in Rotorcraft.
    Hi guys, Have you seen this one? The JK-2 Nano. Beautiful little thing. Almost makes me want to have one. The only real thing that...
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    rtfm replied to the thread The AFB (Amazing FleaBike).
    Topped it off with my wife's hairdryer. Five minutes and the ply was completely dry. I'll leave it in the former overnight though.
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    rtfm replied to the thread The AFB (Amazing FleaBike).
    I think I've nailed it. I built a D-tube bending jig yesterday, and bent my first D-tube this morning. Worked like a charm! LOTS of...
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    Ha ha... My bad...
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    Hi, Why use Yahoo? I followed your link and got pages and pages of bogus news stories - nothing about your plane. Yahoo is a terrible...
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    rtfm replied to the thread The AFB (Amazing FleaBike).
    Aaargh! This CAD stuff is doing my head in! I think what I'm going to do is to cut the formers as drawn by DevWing, and then overlay a...
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    rtfm replied to the thread The AFB (Amazing FleaBike).
    This is what I'm thinking also. I'd use Sketchup's offset function, which easily would do this, except that Sketchup doesn't do curves...
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    rtfm replied to the thread The AFB (Amazing FleaBike).
    OK, I need some advice. Here is the supporting structure to ensure alignment as well as the 1 deg dihedral for the centre section and...
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    I've not been following this thread, but it seems to me that the best way to "save" general aviation, is to (1) produce a plane which...
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    Took the boss' daughter for a flight. Yeah, right. Had a good time, did you? Ha ha.
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    From the title of this post, I thought you might be delving into James Joyce's Ulysses... Thankfully not.
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    rtfm replied to the thread Carbon Fiber Tube Fuselage.
    CF tube fuselage? Get real... How much money do you actually have? Duncan
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    rtfm replied to the thread The AFB (Amazing FleaBike).
    Hi, No worries at all. A digital HM293 is indeed an enticing idea, and certainly doable. And potentially profitable, given the...
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    rtfm replied to the thread The AFB (Amazing FleaBike).
    Finally, I spent the rest of the morning making the jig for the wing panels. Each panel is only 1250mm wide (front wing) and 1000mm...
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    rtfm replied to the thread The AFB (Amazing FleaBike).
    Oh - the weight penalty for using the hardware store XPS (bearing in mind that these blanks are 30mm thick compared to the Dow blue...
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