Modern day "motorcycle of the air" aircraft class?

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    Read the FAQ section of their web site. Something doesn't seem right. Too many "he stole my design" type problems mentioned. Not enough real information.
     
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    Isn't Spratt same as Lazair...tailfeathers upside down ?
     
  3. Sep 15, 2019 #2183

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    8DA57D8C-0112-4B22-9A0E-BA8774A6A2E2.jpeg DD275237-E98A-40CB-BB20-306E898F94D7.jpeg

    The Spratt had a normal rigid V-tail.

    An ULX-17 tail with a rudder would be preferable, combined with a Elevons front wing.
     
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    No. And even the slightest amount of Googling would show that.
     
  5. Sep 29, 2019 #2185

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    Hey Fritz,

    On your worktable Ive seen some drawings I‘ve never seen before, any chances to see them here?

    Erkki
     
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    Those are mostly just zoom in on details so I can remember how it all goes together. Some are just to answer people who ask "what's that?" (there's a lot of foot traffic through our hangar).

    Is there something specific you wanted to see?
     
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    You want EXTREME Fun-Flying... well, check this out! ....you ain't never seen Fun-flying like this before!!!!

    Here it is guys, ....I found it! .....here's your "Motor Cycle of the Air"...
    It has a simple, cheap 2-stroke motor....Rotax, Hirth, MZ-202 2-stroke helicopter engine etc, .....or if you want you can even have an entry-level Rotax 4-stroke.....


    check it out..... be sure to maximize your screen….!
     
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    Yep, the 3d skeleton view !
     
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    anyone know what flying machine that is? fun to watch video
     
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    Moyes Dragonfly
     
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    Filmed at Quest Airpark. North Central Florida. Highly recommended for tandem hang glider flights and other fun.
     
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    Your Motorcyle of the Air has to be STOL, right? So look no further....here's real STOL,,,just watch the vid below !!!!
    More fun that DRACO.....ideal for canyon-surfing, wave-top & beach cruising right on the deck etc....
    And has to do loops/rolls/spins/and have ballistic-chute....and be a 2-seater too !!!!
    And has a super-reliable 2-stroke fan-cooled "helicopter-engine" for simplicity/lightness/economy etc" MZ202.....
    Yep....this one ticks all the boxes....
     
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    Minifox is looking like a nice piece of kit - possibly a little cost prohibitive coming from across the pond


    Cheers
     
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