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  1. Nov 24, 2010 #1

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    A small helicopter,simi aerobatic, fast and simple to build.( normal) piston/(aerobatic) turbine power, flex beam rotor head, Aluminum-composet honeycomb body, 45 gal fuel,150+hp 550 empty,1000 gross.
     

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    PLEASE Sir, may I have one ?
     
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    A better use for a BD-5 fuse:gig::gig:
    Should be somewhat safer.

    Shannon.
     
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    Every time you've posted a picture of that thing I get the desire to learn to fly helicopters. And I don't even particularly like helicopters! :gig:

    Sexy as hell. Market it right and it'll sell. Tough market, single-seat helicopters, but then you already know that. Given the build quality I saw at Flabob in your earlier design, if this is anywhere close you'll garner a LOT of interest.
     
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    Looks like a single seat Cobra almost. I like it.
     
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    Heh. You should see his other one, then. ;)
     
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    See rotormouse.mov for a peek at the mouse flying.
     
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    Name the Helicopters rtmous3.jpg
     
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    CH58, Piasecki, JetRanger, H 500, 269 or TH 55, F28C, R22, Brantly head chopper,Rotor Mouse
     
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    Looking great Don. I think you should hang a couple of baggage compartments off the side disguised as 2.75 inch rocket pods....
     
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    like this? GetAttachment.jpg
     
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    Now we're talking. Is this a concept you are pursuing?
     
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    It looks cool. I do have a design problem with the tail rotor and the fin on top of each other. All the designs like that are the LTE evil helis. Unshrouding it like an Enstrom or a Fenestron just about eliminates that problem.
     
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    Its a pusher and 15 " of flow clearance from the fins, Not a problem, will use wide chord blades. And I do have a coanda/fan fin in the works (part notar ,part fenstron) or as translated-little window.
     
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    I was going to say, looks like a shark, but then I saw what you named it! :)

    Thats one sleek, sweet looking 'copter. I flew on CH53e's, what your est. top speed?
     
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    The Rotor Mouse was 160 mph cruise and this one has 5 hp more and more aerodynamic and lower (Blade Eliment) disk loading vne 212 mph- See youtube Rotormouse.mov and ask yourself is this true?
     
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