I’m sort of on the fence between the IFO Mk3 and the Mini IFO. I like that the Mk3 would handle outdoor a bit better than the Mini because it’s. The IFO Mk3 is a great all around airplane. Made of carbon rods, ripstop nylon, and kevlar thread, it’s easy to build, very durable, and repairable. The IFO can be . IFO is defined as Indoor Flying Object somewhat frequently. IFO Mk3 Indoor Flying Object; Conflat A Wagon Bachmann Bachmann Conflat A.

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The Web’s largest and Originally Posted by plasticjoe. Tip The m,3 at the tip of a wing Remember Me Forgot Password? So with the mini, high AOA of the airplane was possible because of a lower effective AOA over the wing, just because so much of its airflow was coming from the prop wash vs the relative wind. Mar 11, On the mk3, the mj3 diameter is less than a third of the wing span.

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I have performed slight modifications to the landing gear, rudder,the carbon fiber rods that keep the trailing edge off the deck and push rods. The first flight went fairly well, but I had to make a new set of pull-pull control threads, being that I ran out of nose-up trim and still needed more nose-up.

There are still a few wraps needed, but is a much easier build!


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It was a great coincidence that I was able to meet him, being that I was only there for one day, and I just happened to look at the forums list and saw that he was speaking at 8: This thread is privately moderated by chilipancakeswho may elect to delete unwanted replies.

Fio, it is waterproof so drying out the electrics is easy with a hair dryer, though this does no favours to the covering which then shrinks at random. My rather battle jk3 Mini IFO. Find More Posts by jjw.

Since I was getting nowhere fast on 7 cells I decided to try 8 as per the instructions – once I had fully ifoo them some nights later. Install the motor onto the slip on motor mount. Reducing the weight is always good.

Just plug them in and apply CA! Jan 13, The motor is the includedon a GWS 10×4. I discovered that midway thru the building process. Article By Joe Howard Mar 18, Originally Posted by plasticjoe I just read your post, I just finished my MK3 and was confused about the plans vs.

The first indoor flying object with peristaltic propulsion. I use the HeadsUp website for io a lot. A beautiful day for an IFO Climbing out.

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As of now it is still a little nose heavy, based on my preferred method of testing, which involves trimming for level upright flight, then flipping it over to see how much forward stick it requires to maintain level pitch inverted ideally very little.


I don’t think I’ll bother with the mk3. Jul 10, Hmm, maybe it was lfo than a few months ago.

The wing leading edge splice Crash Bumper also is assembled using pieces of nylon. In the mini, I took such extreme measures as soldering the servo wires directly to the rx circuit board to eliminate connectors.

Tape the ripstop to your worktable with masking tape so it is smooth with no wrinkles.

Done except for covering! And most of all, will convert to an outstanding elevon IFO when you are ready, by simply immobilizing the rudder, and separating the elevator control hookup!

Eric builds a modified mini IFO. Jul 09, kfo During the test flights it was flopping excessively from side to side and the problem is now corrected. Originally Posted by CalvaryStudy. Push rods – I decided to use wire pushrods instead of the kevlar string. Landing gear is still collapsable but I have glued a very tight fitting carbon fiber tube over the bottom half portion of the carbon fiber rod.

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Line the trailing edge hinge line up with the weave in the ripstop. It’s an indoor flying object. That’s how the Mini IFO affects you – it’s compulsive and totally absorbing. But do fly in daylight to start with.