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Soneri, scratch build

Post by melfyn on Thu May 21, 2009 10:39 pm

Here is my latest project built the old fashioned way from scratch from a free RCM&E plan. The Soneri, a 42" span semi scale aerobatic design to be powered by an ASP 32.

Fusellage WIP.



Don't know why but for some reason the froum has chopped the front of the fusellage photo off! Mad

Wing WIP.

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Post by Guest on Thu May 21, 2009 10:56 pm

very tidy mel good to see somone building What a Face

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Sonerai WIP update

Post by melfyn on Sun Jun 07, 2009 9:37 pm

The build continues, progress so far:


The wing and fusellage with turtle deck added.



The cowl almoast complete.
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Post by Andy Sayle on Wed Jun 10, 2009 8:33 am

Looks good Mel. It would go nicely with a little Brushless motor up front Twisted Evil

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Post by melfyn on Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:54 pm

Maybe but this one as you can see from the mount is destined to have an ASP .32 fitted as it was lying around doing nothing so no extra outlay needed there. Razz
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Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:12 pm

Ah, good stuff Smile

What are you planning with regard to covering?

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Post by Guest on Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:15 pm

to cover the plane in it Rolling Eyes

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Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:19 pm

I'm going to use a much under-utilised word in my reply now Leigh.

I meant as in type/colour, you divot!

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Post by melfyn on Fri Jun 12, 2009 9:49 pm

Profilm, Ferarri red and white with black trim. bounce
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Post by melfyn on Mon Jun 15, 2009 9:33 pm

The build to date:

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Post by Guest on Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:01 pm

old fashioned skills still exist, looks good Mel

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Post by Guest on Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:05 pm

Looking good Mel. Very Happy Like the tidy workshop Very Happy


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Post by melfyn on Wed Jul 08, 2009 5:33 pm



Servo installation.







Poised ready for action.
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Post by Guest on Wed Jul 08, 2009 6:19 pm

looks every inch the racer mel. how about some spats to finish her off?

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Post by Andy Sayle on Wed Jul 08, 2009 11:03 pm

Very good Mel, I'm looking forward to seeing it go! Maiden tomorrow night at the clubnight?
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Post by Guest on Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:00 am

looks fantastic Mel

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Post by melfyn on Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:14 am



There you go leigh, I found some and they are the right colour. Smile
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Post by Guest on Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:17 am

bootiful What a Face

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Post by Guest on Thu Jul 09, 2009 12:34 pm

Looks fantastic Mel. Very Happy Glad to see that the old skills still survive.
Look forward to seeing it in the air.


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