Lavorini electric Flying Flea

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cluttonfred

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Nedo Lavorini is a Mignet "disciple" from Italy who is well-known in the Flying Flea community for his one-off, aluminum-and-fabric designs very much in the Pou-du-Ciel family. This magazine excerpt is now more than 10 years old but still gives a glimpse of an intriguing and quite clean little electric Flea. Food for thought....

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lavorini electric flea - volare may 2009.jpg
 

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Ooo, I love that little thing. I'm reminded of an RC plane that used the box spar for the wing as the battery compartment for weight distribution. Might work well on something like that.
 

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Some delicious food for thought for the cantilever ultralight thread.
 

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I believe that is another of Nedo Lavorini's creations, not sure which one came first, but I like the monowheel version much better, seems much cleaner aerodynamically.
 
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