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Old 01-08-2019, 03:12 PM
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Thanks for taking the time to share the build with us. Yes very interested

I do my best, thank you. Just want to show that this can be done by everyone. The install kit and threads like this will show you how to. Feel free to ask everything. This is why I do it.
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Old 01-08-2019, 03:15 PM
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I will split the cowl later in 2 parts. No other option because of the needed baffles.

So we make strong holders at minimum of 8 points. Later the top of the cowl will be connected to the front support of the engine. This combination is rock solid.
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Old 01-08-2019, 03:17 PM
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Old 01-08-2019, 06:52 PM
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Really very interested in this. Especially how you are going to get cooling. All the online videos of the Kolm/CARF Spitfire have the cowl off so I assumed it had an unresolvable cooling issue due to the narrow cowl and in-line configuration. Will be watching closely to see how you solve this!


Rc Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX - 3Cyl.KOLM (3 min 53 sec)



Watching with interest and great jealousy....

I notice the IL155 is now a twin compared to the video (unless the description is incorrect), and you are using an IL230?! Power will be insane? :-)
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:46 PM
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Here is a video of a full cowl Spitfire flying with a Kolm IL155 with no cooling problems.

Vogelsang Aeroscale - Kolm IL155 LE 270 on CARF Fiberclassics Spitfire (5 min 5 sec)
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Old 01-08-2019, 08:57 PM
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Ok have to ask this plane that you are building was designed for a 50 cc engine and you are going to install a 230 cc engine.?? I have done some pretty crazy things with big engines in planes but I think you have all of us beat, the only thing is how are you going to clear the propeller that has always been the hardest part to deal with.
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:39 PM
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[QUOTE=ForcesR;2796603]Here is a video of a full cowl Spitfire flying with a Kolm IL155 with no cooling problems.


Thanks!! ... and as has already been noted moves like lightning on a 155cc so the 230cc will be awesome to behold (or fly like a turbo charged brick with the extra wing loading!)

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Old 01-09-2019, 01:32 AM
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Really very interested in this. Especially how you are going to get cooling. All the online videos of the Kolm/CARF Spitfire have the cowl off so I assumed it had an unresolvable cooling issue due to the narrow cowl and in-line configuration. Will be watching closely to see how you solve this!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ad7QIqs-hsg


Watching with interest and great jealousy....

I notice the IL155 is now a twin compared to the video (unless the description is incorrect), and you are using an IL230?! Power will be insane? :-)
Look like you found my most famous video :-)

this video was taken on the second flight with this engine. i was the day before in the bobbyshop till the middle of the night to finish it for the big Fly-In. after that i did more then 100 flights with this spitfire, with cowling on :-)

here some links for you:

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Bogner with IL155-2 and me with IL150-3

Warbirds at the HORIZON AIR MEET 2014 (6 min 52 sec)


my voodoo with Il150-3

RC VOODOO Reno Racer 1/4 Scale (5 min 41 sec)


Bogner with IL155-2

Rc Spitfire "Clipped Wings" [cool sound] (4 min 54 sec)


The ghost with IL310-4

RC Galloping Ghost at Joe Nall (5 min 18 sec)


Lodaīs Zlin with Il135-2

Rc ZLIN 526 AFS 1/3 Scale (6 min 42 sec)



so you can see, itīs no problem to fly them with a cowling ;-)
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Old 01-09-2019, 01:36 AM
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Ok have to ask this plane that you are building was designed for a 50 cc engine and you are going to install a 230 cc engine.?? I have done some pretty crazy things with big engines in planes but I think you have all of us beat, the only thing is how are you going to clear the propeller that has always been the hardest part to deal with.

:-) the video without cowling is the IL150-3 in the same kit.
So, we flew it with 30"16 prop. so... hope the plane can handle it :-)

with the IL230 the prop will be a 30" 4Blade scale prop from Ramoser Germany. he builds also scale blades and the pitch is adjustable . this is possible (depending on clearance)
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Here is a video of a full cowl Spitfire flying with a Kolm IL155 with no cooling problems.


Thanks!! ... and as has already been noted moves like lightning on a 155cc so the 230cc will be awesome to behold (or fly like a turbo charged brick with the extra wing loading!)

this spit has a prop for maximum speed, with very high pitch and small diameter.
in this case i will use a setup wich is a bit more scale . its not important to me to make it super fast. but depending on the powerplant, it will be i think
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this spit has a prop for maximum speed, with very high pitch and small diameter.
in this case i will use a setup wich is a bit more scale . its not important to me to make it super fast. but depending on the powerplant, it will be i think
Thanks for posting! The flypast of the the two Spitfires in the first clip was awesome!
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Old 01-09-2019, 09:08 AM
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Great to see your thread Thomas. Glad you are posting all your photos. I'm still not sure how I am going to go about cooling the 150 three cylinder in my Don Smith Mustang. I've not made near the progress you have. I did however make some spacers the correct length to space the front engine hanger out properly. Now i am still able to use the starter for the big Stang. Thanks again for all your support in this endeavor.
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Great to see your thread Thomas. Glad you are posting all your photos. I'm still not sure how I am going to go about cooling the 150 three cylinder in my Don Smith Mustang. I've not made near the progress you have. I did however make some spacers the correct length to space the front engine hanger out properly. Now i am still able to use the starter for the big Stang. Thanks again for all your support in this endeavor.
Rob

No problem rob, anytime !

Stop thinking, start building. You have tons of photos. Just put it in the mustang!!
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Incredible build. No words do it justice.
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Incredible build. No words do it justice.

Oh wow, thank you . Glad you like it !
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