My Exxtacy glider, has spoilers for turning , ( they work GREAT )
and you can pull both at the same time for glide-path control.
When i pull both...
FPV would be a GREAT way, to get kids involved with
aviation ; really can't think of a Better/Cheaper way
to do it ?? If done correctly ; it...
The guy who taught me how to do PFP molds ; him
and his daughter, rented a Dino Ferrari, and molded
the entire car, (in sections) in under 3 days...
I would Not fly a Paraglider at Torrey now days ; only way i would
fly there again, is with my rigid-wing HG, and the wind was well over
Some Fun Old footage , of gliders flying at Torrey Pines Ca.
I made my living selling glider rides on that cliff, for 10 years
and can't get over...
Even the car towing this bird ; it also has wooden sides !
A single engine "Cirrus SR22" , crashed near Gass Peak, just
North of Las Vegas ,at 5:35 last night ; feared all 3 aboard , are
FWIW = For What It's Worth
AOI = Angle of Incidence
This Thread , gave me a Good concept for the pilot's visibility
in different sitting positions ; relative to the wing !!
I "Had" envisioned,...
Your correct ----------------sorry ; i just got a bit temperamental !
The machine i want to place the engine/motor on , will fly
just (fine) with-Out power ; i'm just tired of running a 100-Lb
glider, + my weight,...
I already used , most of my 9 lives ; if it is a safer alternative, then
i'm still open to E-power . What would the weight penalty be ?
Would a longer stroke , lower the rpm ; 3K in the max
power range, would be Awesome !
Apparently , you didn't see the post ; "before" the edit job ?
I'm not very lucky.
I will NOT drop a burning battery ; if a fire-fighter dies,
fighting a fire i started ; I will be Really bummed !
For now --- I'm looking at...
You can practice on a few test parts first . Once honeycomb
is properly adhered, to a 3k- woven carbon or glass, and the
epoxy has gone off ;...
Span-wise tension on the sail of the Exxtacy, along with
a wide webbing cord on the TE , is how the sweep is
held in place (along with a tensioner...
I was all excited about E-power ; till you guys , woke
me up to "Reality".
My search perimeters, before posting a new Thread , will
need to get a bit better in the future. --------sorry
Dumping a burning battery pack on...
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