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  1. Turn Performance

    Quote Originally Posted by Nepe EAF51 View Post
    Any turn has two characteristics: Turn Radius and Turn Rate.

    Turn Radius: the radius of the circle you are flying in.
    Turn Rate: how fast you are moving in your turn circle.

    We want the maximum turn rate with the minimum turn radius. Both depends only on speed and G's (for a given altitude and weight)

    In short, as your speed increases also does your turn rate, until you reach the limits of the plane (or the pilot): the max G's you can pull. This speed
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  2. EAF contest: take it up man, take it up!!

    English a little below.

    Italian:
    Aereo: Hurrycane mkIb 12lbs 1940. 60% fuel


    mappa a scelta, ma bisogna sorvolare il mare.

    registrare la track
    trimmare l'aereo per il volo livellato
    Controllare l'altitudine di partenza
    effettuare una virata brusca a dx o a sx (break turn) tanto brusca da entrare in stallo.
    recuperare lo stallo.


    vincitore:
    il concorrente che recupera lo stallo senza schiantarsi partendo
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    Updated 2012-11-16 at 20:25 by Nepe EAF51

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  3. This one for Blitz: modeling links

  4. F4U-1 Revell 1:32

    I bought this one many, many years ago. It's a model a that needs lots of work and scratch, and I never felt up to the task. Now I'm barely able to do it, so it's time to start. It will be months, probably years until I finish it, if ever.

    Inspiration works:
    http://www.largescaleplanes.com/arti...le.php?aid=568
    http://www.largescaleplanes.com/arti...le.php?aid=800
    http://www.arcair.com/Gal6/5201-5300...lliams/00.shtm

    Task ...

    Updated 2012-08-21 at 21:22 by Nepe EAF51

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  5. F4U-1 resources

    http://www.ratomodeling.com/references/f4u_bu17995/

    Blueprints:
    http://f4ucorsair.com/tdata/blueprints.html

    Cockpit painting: Modelling, Detailing, Painting, Weathering WWII Aircraft, vol.III (Verlinden)

    Updated 2012-08-21 at 22:09 by Nepe EAF51

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