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26" scratch built FFF biplane - maiden flight

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Published on Nov 11, 2011

This is the maiden flight of my 28" wingspan biplane, made from blue fan-fold insulating foam from Lowe's.

The first flight was a near-disaster, with the center of gravity set way too far back. The 'landing' bent the prop, but I bent it back and soldiered on.

I moved the CG forward on each subsequent flight and the plane's characteristics improved with each change.

Adding the landing gear should make the CG just about perfect

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