21st century Volksplane?

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  1. Jul 19, 2019 #3341

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    I have a couple questions on the VP-3 fuselage.

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  2. Jul 20, 2019 #3342

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    A swept tail and area ruling? That VP-3 must really haul.
     
  3. Jul 20, 2019 #3343

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    I wonder if it has an increased VNE over the VP-1?
     
  4. Jul 20, 2019 #3344

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    If you can take a *higher res photo I can fill in the question marks early next week (busy weekend ahead).

    *I can't read it on my little laptop
     
  5. Jul 20, 2019 #3345

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    I'll work on it.
     
  6. Jul 20, 2019 #3346

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    Is this better?

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  7. Jul 20, 2019 #3347

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    It's either my laptop or this new fangled forum software but it's still really pixelated. I'll just start measuring stuff and fill in anything I miss.
     
  8. Jul 20, 2019 #3348

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    I am confident the EOS camera is fairly high resolution. I could E-mail a pic maybe?
     
  9. Jul 20, 2019 #3349

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    It's definitely not your camera, it's probably a forum user setting somewhere. But to make life easy send it to fwagoner at zianet dot com (P.S. spambots can read "at" and "dot", it's just force of habbit)


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  10. Jul 20, 2019 #3350

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    yeah, it's the forum hacking away the resolution ;( ...the price of progress :rolleyes:

    Look what happened to our avatars...
     
  11. Jul 20, 2019 #3351

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    Still my favorite place.
     
  12. Jul 20, 2019 #3352

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    There was some discussion after the change about the high resolution pics slowing down the viewing for a lot of people using phones and slow internet. It was suggested that the software could be configured to automatically reduce the resolution to a more reasonable size for viewing.
    Looks like that has happened? I have posted at least one gigabit sized photo since the swap.
     
  13. Jul 21, 2019 #3353

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    I posted the test picture at 880 KB (not an unreasonable size) and the system reduced it to 60 KB. I think that's pushing the limit of useful graphics. ...but the work around was easy enough
     
  14. Jul 21, 2019 #3354

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    The first one in #3341 was better. I can read it just fine.
     
  15. Jul 25, 2019 #3355

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    I got a few measurements today but there's too much going on in the fuselage to piece meal the measurements. I'm going to have to take it down (it's up on a pile of stuff that makes it hard to get to) and draw up a set of fuselage plans.

    Random pictures to illustrate the situation...

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  16. Jul 25, 2019 #3356

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    Thank you for sharing your unobtanium.
     
  17. Jul 25, 2019 #3357

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    The offset relationship between the vertical and cross fuselage pieces is much clearer in photo number two.
     
  18. Jul 27, 2019 #3358

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    Thank you for sharing your unobtanium.
     
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  20. Sep 12, 2019 #3360

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    I have a landing gear with cables that I will donate to the Volks Plane project if you will pay shipping. Ph. 864-449-5895 Email- eclark5@charter.net Eddie Clark in South Carolina.
     
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