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FritzW

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Great Find! You could just about make that whole fuselage out of a single 4x8 sheet of ply.

...hummmm
 

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Great idea for a simple ultralight, with a 3 piece wing, say 7’-8’ centre section (out to tubular booms), 8’-10’ outer panels - could be legally trailered and kept in a shipping container or standard carport.
 

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Roll over protection? There's room to lower the seat a little and put a little back rest on it. Something just tall enough for the shoulder harness, maybe a small roll bar on top of the back rest.

Maybe call it the "Bronco" because you sit on it like a horse and it kind of looks like an OV-10. ;)
 

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Roll over protection? There's room to lower the seat a little and put a little back rest on it. Something just tall enough for the shoulder harness, maybe a small roll bar on top of the back rest.

Maybe call it the "Bronco" because you sit on it like a horse and it kind of looks like an OV-10. ;)
Makes me think of a "drunken night of joy" between a Aerosport Rail and OV-10 :cool:
 

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It doesn't look too bad to me. Even with flat tires I think you could safely swing a 60" prop.

To use a full scale engine you might even have to lower the motor mount deck to keep the thrust line the same (the typical model engine shown has the motor mounts in line with the thrust line).

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Great idea for a simple ultralight, with a 3 piece wing, say 7’-8’ centre section (out to tubular booms), 8’-10’ outer panels - could be legally trailered and kept in a shipping container or standard carport.
AND that three piece wing could be made out of easy to find material lengths...
 

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Roll over protection? There's room to lower the seat a little and
Come up with a simple good looking roll over structure, add a half cowl and you have the motorcycle of the air that was looked for in another thread.
 
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