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Flite Test Design Engagement Challenge

Ok so who’s all gonna be part of the challenge, head count!


  • Total voters
    30

Monte.C

Well-known member
Ha! For the avoidance of doubt, the black and cream is the full size! Obviously mine will be indistinguishable once finished... 😀😉
Oh sure, the black & cream is one of the first pics Google shows. I'm glad you didn't call it "the real one"! :LOL: But seeing your model - wow it's like a fighter but stretched, fast, narrow & graceful with that long reach. (y)(y)
 

Yusernaym

Well-known member
Coming in late to this challenge with the Stiletto - a push-pull delta that takes very little time to build, and should be brutally fast once I get it sorted out. It's a completely original design, with minimal prep work, so we're just building, testing, learning, revising and repeating until it's good enough to release. Pictured is V0.2, far from final, which ended up tail heavy enough to be uncontrollable. V0.3 is coming soon, with just an extended nose, enough to get the cg where it should be.
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Monte.C

Well-known member
Coming in late to this challenge with the Stiletto - a push-pull delta that takes very little time to build, and should be brutally fast once I get it sorted out. It's a completely original design, with minimal prep work, so we're just building, testing, learning, revising and repeating until it's good enough to release. Pictured is V0.2, far from final, which ended up tail heavy enough to be uncontrollable. V0.3 is coming soon, with just an extended nose, enough to get the cg where it should be. View attachment 179588
Love it, and it does look like a brutally fast plane.

It's a push-me-pull-you!! :LOL:

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Addicted

Well-known member
Coming in late to this challenge with the Stiletto - a push-pull delta that takes very little time to build, and should be brutally fast once I get it sorted out. It's a completely original design, with minimal prep work, so we're just building, testing, learning, revising and repeating until it's good enough to release. Pictured is V0.2, far from final, which ended up tail heavy enough to be uncontrollable. V0.3 is coming soon, with just an extended nose, enough to get the cg where it should be. View attachment 179588
Nice! AND, a hint of FT Night Radian, too! (y)
 

The Fopster

Well-known member
An update on the Miles Hawk Speed Six. It flies! First attemp at the maiden was brief - hugely over-controlling it. Managed to get it back down with a cartwheel landing that knocked the empennage off. Came home and glued it back on and dialled the rates WAYYYY back. Second time was much better. Flew for about four minutes, and managed a controlled landing. Thrust angle needs work (needs more right and more down) but it's something to build on. Phew! Too dark for video, but post maiden photo at home at least. Adjustments and finishing to do...
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Monte.C

Well-known member
An update on the Miles Hawk Speed Six. It flies! First attemp at the maiden was brief - hugely over-controlling it. Managed to get it back down with a cartwheel landing that knocked the empennage off. Came home and glued it back on and dialled the rates WAYYYY back. Second time was much better. Flew for about four minutes, and managed a controlled landing. Thrust angle needs work (needs more right and more down) but it's something to build on. Phew! Too dark for video, but post maiden photo at home at least. Adjustments and finishing to do...
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"knocked its empennage off "?? No profanity please. Family-friendly.