Devin W.C. Ryan

Push Rod Hooks Glued

Building Aero 3D Day 69: Push Rod & Elevator Linkage

On Nov. 11th made some more progress. Started with unboxing and getting 3 servos ready. For the two heavy duty control surfaces (elevator & rudder) using HiTech HS-645MG servos and for the throttle that doesn’t undergo the same amount of force a HiTech HS-425BB servo. For putting the control horns on figured out where each …

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Horizontal Stabilizer Glued

Building Aero 3D Day 66: Horizontal Stabilizer

Yesterday got the horizontal stabilizer glued. This involved the following steps: Marking where the back of the stab resides on the fuselage when in the appropriate place Using measuring tapes from the trailing outter corners of the wing to the same corresponding place on each half of the stab Making sure to position is such …

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Post Crash - Top Down

A Not So Takeoff Takeoff

June 24th I got out flying, finally, after quite a hiatus due to inclement weather. The days events didn’t go as planned to say the least. The following is an account of what happened that day after I had some time to organize my thoughts and go over things in my head. When I first …

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