Inspira 4.5m

Canopy and Rudder

Canopy has been cut from the main fuse, it was just a process of slicing along the lengths and finishing off with a hacksaw blade for the former. Pic below id of the rough finish, it’s yet to be sanded and finialised. Rudder post taking shape, spot glued to have it setup so i can work on the elevator brackets.

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Progress over the weekend.

Some progress with the Inspira, fuse halves have come together and work started on the rudder post.  Carbon tow strengthening all through this front end of the fuse, just in case. With not a lot of info around on build instructions, it all comes back to the builder, what I think will work best and be strong enough but not too heavy.

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Inspira Fuse Section

Slowly coming together, being such a large model i’ve run carbon tow from nose to mid point, also thinking of running a couple of lengths to give it impact strength. Pic #3 is the AndREas fuse for size comparison. .

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Inspira Fuse Former’s

3mm ply for the former’s, its seems a little light, but with a model this size, we are looking at close to 5kg AUW.  I’m planning to add some support using carbon tow and I’ll do the same up the sides of the fuselage.

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Inspira

Well, time to get to it.  I always like having a few projects on the move. Ever since I seen this model I’ve always wanted to build it. I know its big, its heavy and it not modern or made on modern developments, but I just adore the big timber birds.  Thanks to a few people out there who have helped me get info together on it. There are a couple of versions, this 4.5m span, a smaller version at…

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