Clever Cygnet panel

Discussion in 'Workshop Tips and Secrets / Tools' started by FritzW, May 25, 2019.

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  1. Jul 24, 2019 #21

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    I need this for my son so its still on my list. What is the real shoulder width dimension?
     
  2. Jul 24, 2019 #22

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    Thanks for the video Matt. Can't wait to be flying in my own. Your door latches are different from what Sisler shows in his plans. Could you post a picture of those? Thanks for linking my build thread.

    Oh, yeah, the camera did great...

    David
     
  3. Jul 24, 2019 #23

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    Love the Cygnet! Doesn't it have kind of a long build time though?
     
  4. Jul 24, 2019 #24

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    I was very interested in the Cygnet. Good visibility and it seems to be an efficient little airplane. I was able to try one on for size and I don't fit. I am 6'1" with a long torso and the canopy wouldn't come close to closing. We do need the enlarged version!
     
  5. Jul 24, 2019 #25

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    Yes! Collaborate on a Super Cygnet (100-130 Hp.)..........that would be,,,,,, super!
     
  6. Jul 24, 2019 #26

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    That's the reputation because of the wings with the lattice and all the small pieces. One guy I talked to took a year and a half to build just the wings and he was very diligent with his time. So far I haven't gotten to work on it like I want due to adding onto my shop which has to be done (my self imposed timetable) before winter. We'll see if the reputation is true. There are a lot of pieces to the wing compared to other designs, but I enjoy the building too.

    David
     
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    I will capture a few pictures for you. I believe they are Zigs design he made everthing non structural out of Stainless. i owe Builder Jesse Gage pictures of my cylinder head probes. I added 3 more clip links in the description of my first video.

    Matt
     
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    Once around the patch 0700 today
    Loads of fun head to Oshkosh 0600 Friday.
     
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  9. Jul 28, 2019 #29

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    Cygnet is good, but after years it deserve some development (I hope to build one):
    - better airfoil, higher placed wing like on MFI9, Bo208, P130
    - lower dihedral and sweep
    - smaller airfoiled tailplanes
    - wider cockpit
    - better cockpit cover - windshield
     

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