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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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Cheap servos!

Have to love cheap servos, but for specific purposes. Spoiler control only for these, no way would i use them in any critical areas.

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Super GE Arrived!

Do a little dance,  It’s here. Thanks the Greg who has put in the time to lazer cut this beast for me and sourcing the carbon tube for it. Those new to the game, the Esprit range is the cats pajamas of the RES 80/90’s period. The all built wing frames and fuselages represented the talent of not only flying but building these magnificent gliders.   The Super GE is the biggest of them all, with a span of 4.2m,…

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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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Rudder post and rudder

Have over made this a bit, so its going to be a tad heavy. This ship will be my replacement for the Stepp Up. I’ve use really light ply on the rudder end to stop the bumps and dents from transport.

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