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    V22 VTOL scratch build??

    My first forum post here. Hope I obeyed all the etiquette. :P Just finished my first scratch build, a 4channel mix of a 300s and a Mustang. Still dialing in the CG. Used lots of tips and tricks from here! So thanks all for the inspiration! But it got me thinking, how cool would it be to have a...
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    VTOL controllability

    Wanted to run this idea/question by the community, but perhaps it's already been covered elsewhere. Regardless..... I've been running some designs on paper for a 3 motor VTOL design. Yes, I know it's nothing new but wanted to give it a shot anyway. My design will have two motors in the front...
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    VTOL RC Plane????

    It would be great if you guys could build an electric VTOL plane (such as the harrier jump jet)
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    Boeing V-22 Osprey - David Windestål

    After watching the Flite Test YouTube videos on David's Tri-Rotor I noticed he complained about the speed of the design in being able to keep up with fixed wing aircraft and I thought the Boeing V-22 Osprey would be able to bridge the gap between fixed wing and multi-rotor. The full-scale design...
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    What does Josh think of NASA using his Bixler for a VTOL design

    Was on you tube (one of my favorite time wasters) and found this video from NASA AMES flight test center of a modded Bixler (with four motors) that is VTOL. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOJ8TWYUedA I am just curious what Josh thinks about this and whether he has ever considered doing...
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    New VTOL concept - Hybrid Airplane/tricopter

    Hi guys, I think I invented a new model of VTOL airplane. Correct me if I'm wrong! It's made of blue insulation foam with the hot wire cutting technic. My main goal was to create a model easy to fly without any tilting parts (wings and/or rotors) like are the "Osprey", "AW609" and many...
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    VTOL Bixler

    Check out what these guys put together. This would be a very cool build for the show. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyVF0xCNMos and another http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShEg93DgbsE
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    X-19 Hummingbird Scratch Build

    Watching through some of the older episodes I found this - Is there scope for flitetest to have a build episode something along the same lines. Maybe even get Peter on board as a guest for the show.