Wing sweeps 47 degrees, designing the wingbox gives some trouble, it has to be extremely strong since the wings are attached to one hinge point only. It must also be designed from plywood so it can be lasercut.
Today I want to tell you on how I built the experimental EDF Jet from Project Air.
I got really carried away by this airplane. I wanted to built something with an Edf so I decided to do it.
At the beginning I printed out the plans for wing, elevator (modified a bit) and rudder...
The Aero L-39 Albatros is a Czechoslovakian high performance jet trainer developed in the 1960's. The L-39 has served with over 30 air forces around the world, and is the one of the most widely used trainers. Today the L-39 is used in the Reno air races jet class, flown by demonstration teams...
This was meant to be a CG tester mock up. Turned out lighter weight than the original so we are excited to continue the build.
3 cereal boxes
bamboo skewers to strategically strengthen
2 cardboard box (I'm sure you great guys can get this done in foam)
I have watched numerous build videos for foam EDF jets yet, they do not really go into detail (they explain it but just not deep enough) for actually building a jet to house an EDF motor nor do they go into the electronics of it. Either the video quality is poor, the voice is too low, or they...