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M100S

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RobbieB
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Thanks for the interest and the comments guys and the photos Brian.

I am familiar with the principle of frise ailerons in all their guises, it was just a little nervousness regarding the performance in the case of the 100 - that gap being so big and all.

The aileron has a sculptured LE and together with the hinge point being outside the lower surface of the aileron, as the aileron moves the gap remains constant throughout its travel:
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...that being quite significant even at neutral.

I'm sure all will be well - as long as I get a good roll rate I will be happy as for sure, I'll need it as the those flippin' brakes have made the wings a bit on the heavy side.

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Peter Balcombe
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Nice job Robbie 😀

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B Sharp
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I bet you had fun getting that to the correct shape Robbie.
Brian :)

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RobbieB
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Not ready to talk about that yet Brian................

The second photo does show the gap to have closed a little on full up but that is only because the end is unsupported with the tip block removed.

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Suffering aileron-envy here.

Often known to hinge my ailerons using the "Diamond tape" method. Highly technical. ;)

Mesmerising workmanship as ever Robbie.

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RobbieB
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Thanks for comment Rog.

Don't worry about the 'Diamond' tape, after the last few weeks it has taken on a whole new appeal for me. I'm a fan anyway, used it lots over the years when its been possible.

Had a sport aerobatic model pile into the slope at a trillion mph some years ago - amongst the sea of 'confetti' there were the ailerons still stuck to the top balsa sheeting/glass cloth with 'Diamond' tape. Be very sad when my last roll runs out.

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RobbieB
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Whoops time - really must concentrate more.

Spot the deliberate mistake:

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...........and an object lesson in being careful with the scalpel when trimming Diatex:

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Sod stripping it all off, I'm just going to patch the bay and hide the joint when I paint - it's underneath anyway.
Well that's two, just waiting for number three to come along now. This is doing my legendary, speed of light building no end of good......................

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RobbieB
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.........but it would take a lot of the pain away Cliff.

Been sorely tempted to put the whole b****y thing through the shredder before now.

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Philkiteflyer
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RobbieB wrote:
08 Apr 2019, 21:15
Spot the deliberate mistake:
Uuummmmmm . . .. You used 'Left twisted' servo wire in the right wing ? ? ? :? :? :roll: :roll: :D
BTW, I bet there isn't a fullsize M100 out there that doesn't have any patches . . . a flying one that is. 8-)
You won't see it at 500ft anyway. (the patch I mean :lol: :lol: :lol:

Phillip C
PS:- Do you have a colour scheme picked out yet? I like this one.
https://m100s.jimdo.com/friend-gliders-picture-gallery/
"Keep it simple stupid"

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RobbieB
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Left hand threaded servo cable - how did I miss that :lol:

I think it will be this one Phil:

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