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Re: New helicopter project, Bell 30 ship 1A
Reply #65 - May 29th, 2018 at 3:47pm
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5-29-2018

More covering done.

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Reply #64 - May 25th, 2018 at 3:18pm
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Ok, here is where I am at with the covering job so far, here is the video of the first transmission and torque test, so far so good.  Smiley   

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Reply #63 - May 23rd, 2018 at 3:45pm
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Ok, all final sanding is done, started to cover, will post pictures soon.

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Reply #62 - May 18th, 2018 at 9:20pm
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Thanks Tom, more to come.

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Reply #61 - May 18th, 2018 at 7:10pm
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Ray...looking really good, and I can't wait to see what's next!!!
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Re: New helicopter project, Bell 30 ship 1A
Reply #60 - May 18th, 2018 at 5:56pm
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Nose plug is finished, I will be testing this weekend than on to covering, Nose plug total weight was not 9 grams, it took 23 grams to balance her out, total weight as seen is 48 grams.

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Re: New helicopter project, Bell 30 ship 1A
Reply #59 - May 14th, 2018 at 5:21pm
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Ok nose plug made with ballast weight in, not bad, 9 grams of weight in nose, just need a final sanding and sealing of nose area then I will be ready for trial tests and then covering.

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Reply #58 - May 10th, 2018 at 5:42pm
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Started working on the nose plug assembly, should have finished tomorrow, might be ready for a power test this weekend  Shocked

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Re: New helicopter project, Bell 30 ship 1A
Reply #57 - May 9th, 2018 at 4:50pm
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Will do Tom.  Smiley

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Reply #56 - May 8th, 2018 at 9:30pm
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Keep her coming along...looking very good!
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Re: New helicopter project, Bell 30 ship 1A
Reply #55 - May 8th, 2018 at 4:05pm
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Thanks Tom.

Here is a little more work done, main rotor shaft and hub now installed with upper shaft retainer and nose has been sheeted in.

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Reply #54 - May 7th, 2018 at 7:49pm
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George looks good!!!   Smiley
  

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Re: New helicopter project, Bell 30 ship 1A
Reply #53 - May 7th, 2018 at 3:46pm
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5-7-2018

Thanks Bob and Tom, I hope I am making this one easy enough for anyone to build, that is my goal, I have high hopes for this one ( fingers crossed  Wink )

Here is a picture of the pilot that will be flying this.

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Re: New helicopter project, Bell 30 ship 1A
Reply #52 - May 5th, 2018 at 10:24am
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bigrip74 wrote on May 4th, 2018 at 8:49pm:
Ray, I am jealous of your mechanical ability with these Helicopters. They fascinate me to no end. Well done Smiley

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Re: New helicopter project, Bell 30 ship 1A
Reply #51 - May 4th, 2018 at 8:49pm
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Ray, I am jealous of your mechanical ability with these Helicopters. They fascinate me to no end. Well done Smiley

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