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lightweight

  1. Ventus

    Sbach 300 - an attempt at a lightweight build out of heavy 5mm european foam board

    Updates Update #1 - the Wings Update #2 - Fuselage (part 1) | #2a | #2b Original post: I guess the title says it all ;). Here's the concept drawing that I'll be using to design the parts: The Goals While I can fly basic aerobatics, I could use some inexpensive trainer to try to start...
  2. L

    tips on lightweight construction from P-38 builder

    The recent show on the monster P-38 that was built by a young man highlighted the ultralight construction, but didn't really reveal how they were lightened. I saw some open ribs under the wing, so that is one clue, but I suspect there are many lessons to be learned from the builder on how to...