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MISTRAL model airplane plan

MISTRAL

MISTRAL

VERY NICE SAILPLANE

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ID: 99113
File Size: 2.7 MB
Type: Glider
Class: Radio-Control
Motor: Not-Powered
Wingspan: More-Than-260cm (102in)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: jodel18
Added: 17/03/2017 09:25
Updated: 17/03/17 11:43:31am
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Plan ID:99113
Keywords:GLIDER
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Glider
Wingspan Class:More-Than-260cm (102in)
Motor Type:Not-Powered
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Date:17/03/2017 09:25
Views:3890
Downloads:726
Rating:4.67(6Votes)
File size:2.7 MB

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Comments
Questions or comments about the MISTRAL? Your comments may help others to build this model...

MISTRAL derfred on 17/03/2017 11:46
Yes, its a nice sailplane.

I´ve deleted the supplemental files and added them to the main pdf.

Thanks for sharing.
Mistral BRABANTIA on 18/03/2017 20:25
Hello;
Have a detailed description of its construction ?
Regards;
Orchids007
Mitral jodel18 on 19/03/2017 07:07
Sorry, but I have not a instrucción manual.
Templates update 321PEST! on 17/09/2017 18:51
The templates are missing a few ribs and the F-3 is several parts from what I can ascertain from the plans at least 4 parts to F-3 . The ribs I used an airfoil website to make patterns for the needed ribs by using a Eppler 392 and the length. Haven't built the wing yet so not sure how it will come out. I will keep the patterns I made so I can add them here .. I may make it Electric. Working that out as I go . I found an old add for the Mistral and it gives specs. RC Soaring Digest Vol.4 No.11 November 87 cover and a small article further in the text.
Changes I made to the plane 321PEST! on 26/04/2019 18:43
Instead of string activation on the spoilers I added micro servos to each. with Multiplex Connector joining both servos in to one connector so the wiing can be removed quickly . The wing tips are joined with a Carbon rod epoxied to the wing tip and a brass tube in place in the main wing. about a 4mm rod . The Horizontal Stab I used two 4mm carbon rods instead of iron with brass sleeves on both sides . Next time I would use sleeves on one side only and epoxy the rods in . The bell crank I made my own with 1/16 plywood and a 4mm carbon tube with a section of steel connecting rod as a pivot cut flush to the rudder sides and small squares of 1/16 ply on both sides of the rudder to mount the Bell crank pivots . I used a 5-32 rod and clevis with a loop in it to connect the bell crank to the Stab . Nextime I would make the connection with a ply and balsa composite rod. The important thing is to reduce tail weight as much as practical . The Wing Dowel was mounted the spar in a plywood ring to keep it strong. I used two 4 gram digital servos for spoilers and Two digital 9 gram MKS servos mounted in the same spot as drawn but for to aft instead of across. a seven channel Spektrum receiver with a satellite in the tail boom Telemetry Vario . The Big change was the Himax C 3522-0700 I added with a 3S 1800 MAH battery 40 amp ESC Turning a 12X8 prop. (conservative) To fit it in I extended the Nose 2" in front of cockpit and blended it with the lines and used a 42mm spinner . The canopy was made with 1/32 ply on a balsa frame. The faring behind the canopy is built on top of the wing out of strips of 1/8 " balsa. The plane flies very well . Fly weight is 50.30 OZ. or 1.4 kilo . not bad for 3 meters. It flies so slow and is easy to speed up. just a dream . Spoilers are very effective but I went the wrong way on programing the elev / spoiler mix and stuck it in the edge of the pond. Only damage was some warping from water in one wing and the esc fried. it floats ... Their is some room for improvement in weight and the wing structure . Ribs are a little fragile on the tail edge. Bob

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