Ju 52/3

Junkers JU52/3 wing assembly

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Done a bit more, built the other wing, attached it to the fuselage, made a 3mm depron tail which looks much more sturdy now. To give an idea of size I put a CD case next to it: Holding the wings at the right angle so that the epoxy/glass fibre can set properly Next job […]

Ju 52/3

Junkers JU52/3 electronics test

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I connected up the electronics today and gave them a quick test: Spektrum AR6400 Spektrum AS2000 x2 (may only need one, not sure how the linkages will work yet) Blue Arrow PP-10C ESC Hyperon CX 3S 240mAh LiPo Parkzone Sukhoi Motor / Gearbox x3 GWS 3×3 x3 [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fO2lv_Fht8E[/yt]

Ju 52/3

Junkers JU-52/3 canopy

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This is the profile I’d like to use on the wing: http://www.caraudioarchive.net/repos…ed-outside.pdf – its clark y. The PDF print 100% shows the actual size. The ailerons would go behind the wing following a similar line to the original JU design. I’ve no idea if that will work but it’s an experiment. A little bit of […]

Ju 52/3

Junkers Ju-52/3 scratch build

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I’ve always liked these planes and after much searching found no suitable kits available. Graupner made one about 2 years ago but they’re not available any more. So I’ve decided to try building my own out of depron – I used to build small balsa models, this is my first attempt at foam modelling: More […]