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The Papa Divine at dusk

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Programming differential thrust for my flying wing (using a DX9)

After I finished my Baby Divine flying wing, I decided to take advantage of the twin motors to add differential thrust – the ability to vary the thrust from right to left. This will add some yaw control. Since flying … Continue reading

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Baby Divine – 36″ scratch-built dual-tractor flying wing

The 36″ Baby Divine is a 60% scale version of the 60″ Papa Divine with a dual-tractor setup place of the Papa Divine’s pusher arrangement. The gear comes from my retired TwinBat. I’ve honestly lost track of what motors those … Continue reading

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Maiden flight of the Baby Divine

My newest scratch-build, the 36″ Baby Divine dual-tractor flying wing, finally took to the air today! en fl

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Almost done!

My newest plane – a 60% scale twin tractor version of the Papa Divine – is almost ready to fly.

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A flying day at High Park

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Maiden flight of the Har-T-Lar glider

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Shop dog

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First flight of 2018

Temperatures finally climbed above freezing (barely) and I got in a quick flight with the Papa Divine before my freezing fingers drove me back inside.

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Papa Divine Mark III – 60″ scratch-built flying wing

My 60″ scratch-built flying wing, the Papa Divine Mark III. (The Mark II broke in half pulling out of a dive. The Mark I flew like a turd.) Papa’s built from four sheets of ReadiBoard (Dollar Tree Foamboard) covered with … Continue reading

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Nose scoops for the Papa Divine

Things get a bit warm inside the Papa Divine’s electronics and battery bay, so I’ve added a pair of air scoops – one on each side of the camera mount – to hopefully force some cooling air over everything.

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Papa Divine V3 is finished and in the air

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