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FLY BABY

We are glad to introduce you to our version of the classic Bowers Fly Baby! This beautiful airplane flew for the first time in 1962 becoming the winner of the Experimental Aircraft Association's design competition. It was designed to be constructed in a garage, using only basic hand tools, by a person of average "home handyman" skills.

In our 3D printed RC version we have tried to maintain that spirit of the original design. The most significant concept is the use of fishing lines to reinforce the wing and landing gear. These cables provide a nice scale look to the airplane whilst providing enough structural strength without the use of expensive carbon fiber tubes.  The wing is also detachable.

The moderate size of the airplane, in combination with "vase mode" design philosophy, will allow you to print it really fast and with an outstanding outer surface quality; even with very cheap printers!

Includes:
-STL files

-Scheme design
-G-codes for LW-PLA

€29

Features:
-Easy to print and build

-No need of CF tubes

-Many scale details

-Grass take of compatible

3D printed rc plane

SPECIFICATIONS

                                    LW-PLA
PRINTED WEIGHT             450g    

TAKE OFF WEIGHT            700g          
STALL SPEED                  27km/h 
MIN WING LOADING      36g/dm² 

WING SPAN               1130mm (45")
WING SURFACE          19dm²
WING ASPECT RATIO   6,5
LENGTH                     780mm

Note: It is required the use of foaming filament for this model.

ARRANGEMENT DRAWING AND PRINTING PARAMETERS

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SHOPPING LIST

ALL THE COMPONENTS THAT YOU HAVE TO BUY TO FLY THE AIRPLANE

3D PRINTER
MIN PRINTING VOLUME - 150x150X200 (X,Y,Z)
NOZZLE DIAMETER - 0,4 mm


Recommended

FILAMENT
QUANTITY -  400g (LW-PLA) + ≈50g (PLA) + ≈30(TPU)

Recommended

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ECLIPSON STANDARD POWER PACK

SERVOS NEEDED - x4

Recommended

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BATTERY
VOLTAGE - 11,1V (3S)
CAPACITY - 800 mAh to 1500 mAh
DISCHARGE - >20C 

Recommended
BAT1

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RADIO CONTROL SYSTEM
MIN CHANNELS - 5CH

Recommended

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OTHER PARTS
-PUSH RODS - D1,2mm (min length 650mm)  2units
-STEEL ROD - D2
mm (Length 250mm) 1unit
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STOP COLLARS D2,1mm  5units
-BOLT - M3X15mm (with nuts and washers)  4units
-SCREW - M2X10mm (aprox) 30units
-VELCRO
-GLUE - cyanoacrylate
-PUSH RODS CONNECTORS  4units (Optional)
-RUBBER BAND- L50mm (aprox.) 1 units
-FISHING LINE (D0,4 to 0,8)
-TRANSPARENT PLASTIC BOTTLE


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