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Post  Kim Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:51 am

Continuing to devise new methods of torture for my late Uncle Bill's wonderful little "Q-Tee" (assuming that I ever actually get a radio installed in the thing), I decided to make one of it's replaceable firewalls into what we used to call a "Hammerhead" twin.

I've seen this several times before (Dornier makes a full-scale aircraft, and there's also the great little French "Cri-Cri homebuilt plane), but never actually tried it. It's a bit like "slapping the Dragon on the butt" since I do good to get a decent run out of ONE .020 lately, and will either make me seem like an adventurer, or more likely, a model airplane masochist !

I think I posted about the Q-Tee before, but couldn't find it. I've installed a front-end designed to take additional plywood plates, allowing me to run some of these oily dust-collectors on whatever mount they require.

So, this is the latest brain-burp. It looks a little "Insectual", or perhaps, "Snailish". Anyway, the first flight WILL be videoed for all to enjoy.

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Post  ahrma_581 Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:39 pm

How about putting a pusher prop on one and run it CW? You know, in the interests of Science, to see if it makes a difference in twin/single engine operation.

?? Is there even a matching pusher prop for a PeeWee??
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Post  Kim Sun Apr 08, 2012 1:05 pm

@ahrma_581 wrote:
?? Is there even a matching pusher prop for a PeeWee??

Great idea! Don't know if one exists...something else to check out !
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Post  mitchg95 Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:15 pm

@Kim wrote:Continuing to devise new methods of torture for my late Uncle Bill's wonderful little "Q-Tee" (assuming that I ever actually get a radio installed in the thing), I decided to make one of it's replaceable firewalls into what we used to call a "Hammerhead" twin.

I've seen this several times before (Dornier makes a full-scale aircraft, and there's also the great little French "Cri-Cri homebuilt plane), but never actually tried it. It's a bit like "slapping the Dragon on the butt" since I do good to get a decent run out of ONE .020 lately, and will either make me seem like an adventurer, or more likely, a model airplane masochist !

I think I posted about the Q-Tee before, but couldn't find it. I've installed a front-end designed to take additional plywood plates, allowing me to run some of these oily dust-collectors on whatever mount they require.

So, this is the latest brain-burp. It looks a little "Insectual", or perhaps, "Snailish". Anyway, the first flight WILL be videoed for all to enjoy.

"Hammer Head Twin" Cox/Sanwa "Q-Tee" 1_102

"Hammer Head Twin" Cox/Sanwa "Q-Tee" 2_67

"Hammer Head Twin" Cox/Sanwa "Q-Tee" 3_54

lol! lol! lol! thats the coolest thing i have ever seen Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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Post  ozmo Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:45 am

Cri Cri CRazy Man! I like it Smoking
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Post  nitroairplane Sun Apr 29, 2012 5:54 am

Kim put another one on the real firewall Smile
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Post  PV Pilot Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:01 am

Dang, if the spread on that mount was just a bit wider for prop clearance, I see room for 2 more motors. Very Happy

Sledgehammer Quad "T"!!!!, 2 pulling, 2 pushing!. The trick would be getting all 4 running at the same time.
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Post  nitroairplane Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:06 am

@PV Pilot wrote:Dang, if the spread on that mount was just a bit wider for prop clearance, I see room for 2 more motors. Very Happy

Sledgehammer Quad "T"!!!!, 2 pulling, 2 pushing!. The trick would be getting all 4 running at the same time.
Just put 3 blade props on.

Also mount pushers to the back of the firewalls. Smile
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Post  PV Pilot Sun Apr 29, 2012 6:07 am

@nitroairplane wrote:
@PV Pilot wrote:Dang, if the spread on that mount was just a bit wider for prop clearance, I see room for 2 more motors. Very Happy

Sledgehammer Quad "T"!!!!, 2 pulling, 2 pushing!. The trick would be getting all 4 running at the same time.
Just put 3 blade props on.

Also mount pushers to the back of the firewalls. Smile

Yup, thats what I was talking about
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