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Category Archives: Flying Wings
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 →
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 →
My newest scratch-build, the 36″ Baby Divine dual-tractor flying wing, finally took to the air today! en fl
My newest plane – a 60% scale twin tractor version of the Papa Divine – is almost ready to fly.
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.