Volksplane VP-2 Mk2 wing project

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FritzW

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I lost a couple of weeks getting the Wayward Waiex Wonder-boy winging his way westward but I'm back on track. If all goes well I'll start cutting again tonight. ...if the Dodgers are still loosing
 

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Think of it as the Evans diet...build a VP-2, then lose 50 lbs if you want to take up a passenger. :grin:
 

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View attachment 74696 I started with a basic kit from CNC Router Parts and made the table out of 2x4's and plywood.


View attachment 74697 View attachment 74698 I was on a budget so I went with cheap Chinese electronics off of ebay. So far (6 or 7 years) they've worked great.

...when I was surfing around for these pictures this morning I was blown away by how much more "home cnc" stuff is out there now and how much the price has come down in just a few years.




Yep, that's how it all starts. :gig:
Or for the more DIY there's, I know off at least 2 maybe 3 of these in our chapter http://www.hainesengineering.com/rhaines/cnc/cnc_info.htm
 

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Lose a few pounds and a couple inches of width. LOL. Its a nerrow plane
 

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Or for the more DIY there's, I know off at least 2 maybe 3 of these in our chapter http://www.hainesengineering.com/rhaines/cnc/cnc_info.htm
That one looks good but a little 'involved'. There are hundreds of plans on the interweb for cheap (affordable), easy CNC machines. I can't imagine why there's not one in every garage that has a tablesaw.



Think of it as the Evans diet...build a VP-2, then lose 50 lbs if you want to take up a passenger.
It ain't pounds that keep a VP-2 from being a two seater, it's inches. 34 inches is 34 inches no matter how much you weigh :gig:
 

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Lol, that's the same photo I wanted to use to show that you CAN'T fit two people in a VP-2 but I couldn't find it.

evans vp-2 sport aviation cover crop.jpg you can put two people in a VP-2, just like you can...

90407-most-people-into-WV.jpg ...put 17 people in a VW Bug
 

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Theres another pic from Budd's article that shows their shoulders overlapping.
 

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I guess it comes down to picking the right passenger. ;)

VP-2 51-IW.jpg

Why am I not surprised that this is a French VP-2...? :ban:
 

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I live in the hot seat ;) After I invested 7 hours watching 18 innings in game 3 your Dodgers went and broke my heart last night.
 
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