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Category Archives: Flying Wings
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.
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 →
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.
After my beloved flying wing – the Papa Divine – snapped its main spar pulling out of a dive, I had no choice but to build another one. And away we go! Let’s start by picking over the corpse of … Continue reading →
Before today, I didn’t even know that Mississippi Kites existed, let alone that they harbor a burning hatred of flying wings.
The maiden flight crash of my 10′ scratch-built wing.
The Verrückt – a 10-foot wide flying wing. Surely that’s crazy, right? Probably, but I’ve got nothing to lose by trying (other than time and money.) So … here we go. Planned setup: 120 gram 1000kV Dynam brushless motor (Dynam … Continue reading →