Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by Avgas » Fri May 24, 2013 9:22 pm

Big brother is watching you :lol:
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by stefan » Fri May 24, 2013 9:28 pm

Ok man, ek sal maar die PDF prentjie laai maar die vlerk is nog nie klaar nie. Kort nog braces en paar ander goete.
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by Avgas » Sat May 25, 2013 6:58 am

Mooi man =D>
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by Donovan » Sun May 26, 2013 12:15 pm

Nice!!!

I was think on Friday I must give you call to see how things are going.

KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!!

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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by stefan » Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:24 pm

Wing design done but still struggling a bit to source parts of the shelf. Want to avoid buying in bulk until such time that we have done some load testing so the search is on for some spars. Hopefully will find some soon. In the meantime Jaco is completing the design file so time is not wasted.
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by stefan » Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:01 pm

So change of plans. We could not get hold of just a couple of spars whithout buying the factory so we decided to change the wing design to a more conventional spar setup. We will be making our own channels from alli sheet/plate. Looks like we sourced some 3mm 6061-T6 plates and will hopefully have them in hand next week. Progress. Will also go pick up the engine soon to start the engine mount development.
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by MarkB » Fri Jul 05, 2013 1:42 pm

Hi Stefan
Do you have a sketch or 3D rendering of what the Expedition is going to look like? The power plant idea is very exciting!
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by stefan » Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:06 pm

Hi MarkB,
We have not finalized the final look of the plane so we do not want to jump the gun. Soon.... 8)
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by MarkB » Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:23 am

Look forward to seeing when its done
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by stefan » Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:54 pm

The rib drawings have been sent for cutting of the rib templates. The ribs will be composite.
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by stefan » Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:13 pm

The rib templates will be delivered tomorrow. We had lots of trouble with the drawings so it took some time to fix. :D
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:29 pm

Photos = proof :twisted:

Lets see how big that wing will be
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by stefan » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:35 pm

Tomorrow......
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by Donovan » Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:38 pm

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Xpedition 2, 4 and 5 project

Unread post by Jean Crous » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:32 pm

stefan wrote:Tomorrow......
You know what Asterix the Gaul says ? "Tomorrow the sky will fall on our heads....." :twisted: :lol:
Fortunately tomorrow never comes , it is then "today" :mrgreen:
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