Airdrome Fokker DR1 with Valley Engineering VW cooling baffles

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JimG

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Does anyone have a set of plans for cooling system baffles to suit this combination . I have a vague memory of seeing something like this when Airdrome Aircraft had their Yahoo discussion group .
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GeeZee

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Some time back someone had good things to say about these ( sorry about the vaguenes, I just saved the product link, not the conversation). Available on Amazon (USA).
 

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TFF

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I guess those are lower baffles? Baffles are easy in concept and ornery to execute. A lot of cardboard and iterations. Plenum of some sort on top, and exit on the bottom. A Dr1 cowl having the top closed in, if scale like, makes it a little more difficult. My VK 1/6 scale has the engine upside down to get air. A lot will depend on the front. The Warner powered full size is open and I have an acquaintance that flys one with a 80 hp LeRhone, so he keeps the real deal.
 

GeeZee

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Yes lower baffles and they were supposed to help with cooling quite a bit. Good point, I think these help if you have a (somewhat) standard pressure cowl setup.
 
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