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Simple Popsicle Plane

8,533 BeryllCorp  4.7 years ago

Made from popsicle sticks, DC motor and powered by a 9v battery



CONTROLS:
AG1 - Turn on engines
    - Normal airplane controls
AG2 - Open battery compartment
    - Fire the rocket to drop battery 
    - Camera 1

Notes:
- to take-off VTOL down, Trim up and hold Pitch down
- once airborne maintain speed until 70mph.
- keep VTOL down at all times
- take off speed is 50 mph and landing speed is 40 - 45 mph


this design is part of my Simple Popsicle Project

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 40.1ft (12.2m)
  • Length 31.7ft (9.7m)
  • Height 14.9ft (4.5m)
  • Empty Weight 8,048lbs (3,650kg)
  • Loaded Weight 9,627lbs (4,366kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.207
  • Wing Loading 4.5lbs/ft2 (22.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 2,131.3ft2 (198.0m2)
  • Drag Points 8263

Parts

  • Number of Parts 233
  • Control Surfaces 4
  • Performance Cost 1,002