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Does a full size bee even need dihedral? It's a short span high wing.
You can get away with 2-axis. Then you could make it so the wing can be...
If the fiberglass skin is used as the structural part, it's strong enough to prevent the foam from denting and the foam just needs to be strong...
See, that's the thing. Why couldn't you just use a lighter foam for the fuselage? If it's something that's going to have a very thick...
The bee seems like a good candidate for "carve the fuselage out of a big block of foam" because of the simple lines, and the smooth look of that...
You could mount a tubeless tire on a wider rim, then it would look balloon-tire-ish enough to fit the theme.
The rear end can be sloped up sharper without messing up the design so no problem with the change.
Maybe go with tubeless tires? There are...
I model stuff in flight orientation. Here's a side view. As you can see, the taper is enough to allow a decent landing angle.
It does taper upwards, and I like wheelpants.
And here I went and did this.
Maybe wheels from one of those little screaming dirtbikes? You can probably find some in aluminum.
Oh don't tempt me. You could ditch the separate elevator and just have elevons.
Though if you did keep the elevator I'd have it be below the wing...
The crazy ideas for access are because people don't want to change the look of it. I'd prefer a side door as well by giving it bigger tires.
A hundred yards of lead might catch some of them. They're slippery little buggers.
Not pins of course. It would be a latch of some sort you can secure.
Antimatter is actually pretty crap for fuel. It releases most of it's energy as neutrinos.
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