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  1. gicummo

    Facetmobile

    I thought about it because its look simple to build.. at least from what I saw. Do you know who is testing it?
  2. gicummo

    Facetmobile

    Hello, What happend with the Facetmovil?... I read a nasa reporta about it that it said it a very good design, etc... Does sombody know why this kind of airplane dont go further? Regards Mario
  3. gicummo

    Inspecting rings...

    Thank you all for the answers, I ask that because I was watching a video about this topic and it start marking the rings in the inside of the wing; then he put them outside, so he make me doubt. than you and regards
  4. gicummo

    Inspecting rings...

    Hello, Soon I am going to cover my first wing of a Pietenpol, everything ok, but I want to know something that I can't see anywhere, the inspections rings, where they go?.. inside the wing, outside or in both sides of the fabric? I am talking about the plastic circle..... Just this, thank...
  5. gicummo

    Beaujon Ultralights

    are you still interested?
  6. gicummo

    Dhyedral

    OK, understand, let keep it as iit is. thanks
  7. gicummo

    Dhyedral

    I ask this in Matronics foum... but I want to know/confirm/disagree about put dhyedral in a Pietenpol... What do you think about?.. it is good, bad (I think no..); what about performance, stability, manuverability, etc, etc...? Thank you in advance ;0) Regards mario
  8. gicummo

    gussets and nails

    Hello, I am here again with the gussets. ... :ermm: It is necesary, appart from the epoxy, put nails with the gussets?... If it yes.. why? regards. PD: I am steel thinking what to do with the gussets... I think I am going to use 3 mm (1/8) ply
  9. gicummo

    wing rib gussets

    Uau!! so deep is the epoxy join into the wood?.. I am building the ribs with douglas fir... it is a strong wood.... ok, let's see.
  10. gicummo

    wing rib gussets

    Just to show you: If I buy it there (aircraft spruce), 6 sheets of 1/16 cost U$S 44, and now, as an international order it will cost me 88.25, plus 20 for a bank transfer; when it arrive here I have to pay at least half the final price in taxes, etc.. total cost U$S 150 at least for 6 sheets of...
  11. gicummo

    wing rib gussets

    Bernard Pietenpol building and gluing the first one (an others I supouse) with T-88 Epoxy ? ;^) I just want to fly, low and slow...
  12. gicummo

    wing rib gussets

    Yes Topaz, you have reason, but is good have an option in hands
  13. gicummo

    wing rib gussets

    Dauntless, skeeter_ca: thank you, i feel more relax now; fiberglass with epoxy is the easyest solution I thougth, but I do not see any note about this theme except this one (Ultralivianos & Experimentales: “Pañuelitos” de fibra de vidrio y epoxi.), and I was not very shure about it. As you, he...
  14. gicummo

    wing rib gussets

    Incredible ¿no?, but theres only onle place where to buy 1/16 ply (a hobby shop) and today do not have and don't know when they will. Paper better than fiberglass?.. great, I am goint to test them too. Uruguay is where I live. mario
  15. gicummo

    wing rib gussets

    Hello everybody; I have a problem, I'm traying to resolve it by two or threee differents ways, but I want to know from you why I could be wrong or wright. I can not find 1/16 plywood for the gussets where I live, minnimun 3mm and it isn't very good; so I build my own 1/16 gussets in three ways...
  16. gicummo

    Model proof

    We are going out from the subject of the thred, but the engine... I do not know, it dependes on the airplane, no?... but I thought in 1/2 VW, or a citroen engine; there are lot of this engines here. But as I said, I do not know, any engine will be hardest part to achive and the expensivest of...
  17. gicummo

    Model proof

    I thoght replace 6061 for 6063... but...I do not have a piece of 6061 to compare with one of 6063.. so I am not going to play with this. I do not know enough to do this....by the moment ;0) The WD-II just for loops you said?.. look This photos come from here A thing I tought was build...
  18. gicummo

    Hello, just a question, did you do something with beaujon airplanes? I read in a post there...

    Hello, just a question, did you do something with beaujon airplanes? I read in a post there about the match 0.7, and I am thinking in this planes too... can you tell me something regards mario
  19. gicummo

    Model proof

    PTAirco, About Al. the only one I can found here is 6063 in all the Tx variants, they do not work with 6061 because it's very difficult to extrude (for them), very rigid, and there is't market for this kind of Al. You ask me about the ultralight rules here... wait a moment..here they are (what...
  20. gicummo

    Model proof

    Hello, I am new in the forum (just a month); I was reading a lot of post because I am thinking in build an airplane, but I do not decide which one by the moment. I pretend a simple and chep ultralight, the most simple of all, but is difficult to decide. I jump from the SkyPup to some of...
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