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AS II

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Wing span                                            4.5m
Length                                                   3.0m
Designed take-off weight                 5kg
Empty weight (dry)                            14kg
Wing design                                         MH200 retangular (t = 350mm)
Control surface design                       NACA009 retangular (t = 250mm)
Wing construction                              fiberglass balsa sandwich in negative mould with carbon fibre spar
Control surface construction            fiberglass balsa sandwich in negative mould with carbon fibre spar
Tail construction                                  twin boom with multi-axial carbon fibre pipes (d = 70mm)
Fuselage construction                        fiberglass with fiberglass with sandwich stringers in positive mould
Gear                                                         fixed 3-point gear
Engine                                                     3W-110 two-stroke, twin-engine (8kW)

Fig. 1. Carbon fibre spar with the outer wing mounts.

Fig. 1. Carbon fibre spar with the outer wing mounts.

Fig. 2. Prepared parts to be glued onto the wing.

Fig. 2. Prepared parts to be glued onto the wing.

Fig. 3. Glueing together the main wing section.

Fig. 3. Glueing together the main wing section.

Fig. 4. Fuselage positive mould.

Fig. 4. Fuselage positive mould.

Fig. 5. Fuselage positive mould ready for polishing.

Fig. 5. Fuselage positive mould ready for polishing.

Fig. 6. Fuselage under construction.

Fig. 6. Fuselage under construction.

Fig. 7. Inside of the fuselage with the fuel tank slightly behind the centre of gravity.

Fig. 7. Inside of the fuselage with the fuel tank slightly behind the centre of gravity.

Fig. 8. Lining up of the tail.

Fig. 8. Lining up of the tail.

Fig. 9. First set up of AS II.

Fig. 9. First set up of AS II.

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