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by youngman1
Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Hybrid Monoplanes
Topic: What is the best location for a Smoke Tank on an Edge540 with MX Wing?
Replies: 2
Views: 591

Re: What is the best location for a Smoke Tank on an Edge540 with MX Wing?

Would love to hear/see more about the Edge/MX wing project.
by youngman1
Sun May 28, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Laser
Topic: Laser Airfoils
Replies: 1
Views: 114

Laser Airfoils

Hi All

Does anyone have the non symmetrical 21012 airfoil? How does it fly compared to a fully symmetrical?

Thanks
by youngman1
Mon May 15, 2017 3:24 am
Forum: Engine(s), Avionics, Parts & Miscellaneous items
Topic: FS: MX2 UPPER AND LOWER COWLING • $2,500
Replies: 2
Views: 270

Re: FS: MX2 UPPER AND LOWER COWLING • $2,500

Hi

Do you have any pictures and dimensions by any chance?

Crazy idea to consider it for my Laser Z200?
by youngman1
Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: Laser
Topic: Composite Cowling And Turtle Deck
Replies: 0
Views: 284

Composite Cowling And Turtle Deck

Hello All In the next few weeks i'll begin making the buck and then mould for the top cowling and turtle deck on my Lazer Z200 project. I was wondering if you guys have any experience doing this. Most specifically i'm interested in hearing peoples experiences with layups. Or suggestions on what woul...
by youngman1
Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:45 am
Forum: Laser
Topic: Glass Fiber Wing Top Layer
Replies: 3
Views: 777

Glass Fiber Wing Top Layer

Hi Guys I've got some repairs to do on my wing and have noticed that it has a glass layer on top of the ply... this isn't in the original plans but i'm guessing it does a pretty good job of stiffening the wing up! I think this is also done on the one designs? Does anybody else have this on their win...
by youngman1
Tue Oct 25, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Laser
Topic: Z200 Tailwheel gear Options
Replies: 4
Views: 1020

Re: Z200 Tailwheel gear Options

3.5 inch tailwheel from whicks.... nothing lighter than that out there. I have used std in my staudacher, and with some spacers retrofited to my Laser. Hi Billy. thanks for that! Sorry but not familiar with whicks? is this a supplier in the US? How does the rod attach to the fuse? is it clamped or ...
by youngman1
Wed Oct 19, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Laser
Topic: Z200 Tailwheel gear Options
Replies: 4
Views: 1020

Z200 Tailwheel gear Options

Hi Guys Just wondering what tailwheel set ups are available. My aircraft used to have a leaf spring set up which looks heavy. I've seen several aircraft with a rod type tail gear which looks much lighter and less draggy. does anyone have any details on this setup? what sort of tube or rod is used an...
by youngman1
Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:21 am
Forum: Laser
Topic: Repairs, Upgrades and things to look for.
Replies: 66
Views: 8393

Re: Repairs, Upgrades and things to look for.

Dave Thanks so much for the info so far. I'll definitely be incorporating your findings into my rebuild. After reading your posts i went and took at look at my ailerons, this is what i found. 20160919_153957.jpg Aileron length is 98inches from trailing edge to trailing edge. Total weight is 16.81kg/...
by youngman1
Sun Sep 11, 2016 2:05 pm
Forum: Laser
Topic: Welcome to the Laser section of the monoplane forum!
Replies: 21
Views: 3607

Re:

Hi Guys, I'm building a Laser in Brasil, it took about 5 years till i started it, now it's about to go!!!, here goes a pic from 1 year ago, it's in a shop now and will soon be bring back to the airport for runups and flight!!! Great looking aircraft. Really love the Canopy/turtle deck. Do you have ...
by youngman1
Sat Sep 10, 2016 4:09 pm
Forum: Laser
Topic: UK Laser Z200 Rebuild Project
Replies: 8
Views: 1683

Re: UK Laser Z200 Rebuild Project

Evening All A few pictures of the project so far along with a few inspiration pictures from various things i've seen and would like to incorporate. One key thing i really want to do is to lower the canopy and turtle deck area. For some reason it's really high on mine and for me ruins the look. I've ...