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by djpacro
Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Aerobatics
Topic: Matt Chapman Airshows- Lazer Z230 Aerobatics (Video)
Replies: 2
Views: 2064

Re: Matt Chapman Airshows- Lazer Z230 Aerobatics (Video)

Good question.
I wonder what ailerons it has?
by djpacro
Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Laser
Topic: Laser Airfoils
Replies: 1
Views: 1082

Re: Laser Airfoils

If you overlay profiles of the 0012 and the 21012 you will not see much difference. We bought a wing kit with ribs already cut but modified them by shaving a couple of mm (from memory that's all it was) off to give us a symmetrical wing although not exactly a 0012 (also note that near the root the s...
by djpacro
Sat Dec 10, 2016 4:31 pm
Forum: Laser
Topic: Laser 200 Build
Replies: 19
Views: 6787

Re: Laser 200 Build

I'm away from home so don't have access to my library.
I'd look here first for the minimum bend radius:
https://www.amazon.com/mechanics-aerona ... B0007EL65M
Regardless, that book is essential for anyone building an aeroplane.
by djpacro
Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:48 am
Forum: Laser
Topic: Laser "3 point" angle.
Replies: 2
Views: 1767

Re: Laser "3 point" angle.

I've seen Lasers with different main landing gear lengths. Ours had tall gear, one I flew a little while back was much shallower deck angle. The longer gear for the S-2A was to provide ground clearance for the aileron spades under the lower wing. My S-2A was an earlier SN to which the previous owner...
by djpacro
Fri Sep 02, 2016 12:09 am
Forum: Laser
Topic: Welcome to the Laser section of the monoplane forum!
Replies: 21
Views: 8456

Re: Hi

Our Akro Model Z back in the early '80s.
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by djpacro
Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Welcome & Introductions
Topic: Aerobatics Downunder
Replies: 3
Views: 2174

Aerobatics Downunder

I'm sure that the regulars from Australia will join me here. I have seen a couple of new aerobatic forums fizzle out in recent years, hopefully this one is successful. I've operated Pitts for most of my flying career; a "Laser" for over 20 years (competed up to Unlimited); a Std Decathlon and now a ...