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Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

Let us all watch your new project progress.
TonyL
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Location: Lyon France

Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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3mm copper tube annealed and shaped using 2 mm brake cable
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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canopy tubes soldered together
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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used aluminium foil to act as heat sinks
canopy placed on fuzz
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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wings and v-tail assembled/aligned
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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tow release and servo
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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battery to be fixed with scratch tape
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TonyL
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Joined: 18 May 2021, 18:36
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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V_TAIL DAMAGE REPORT:

During the v-tail assemby the 2 mm balsa - 2mm steel wire interface proved fragile! It is strongly
recommended to epoxy a .4 mm ply panel over the entire width of the last 5 cm's!
The picture shows the original setup that should be reinforced!
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