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I thought about making a Vulcan off and on for a while I was hoping that the PNC 80 BB nose cone would be close enough. The top view and wing are scale outline, but without doing a built-up fuse and wing you can't really get the full shape correct, but I did the best I could. 28 in Long 32 inch wingspan, 2.6" diameter, 10.2 oz rtf, has a glide wing loading about 5 ounces per square foot. Uses 9 mm depron for the wing with two 3 mm spars, 6 mm tail.
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Maiden flights this morning were beautiful, really graceful in the air, 1:30+ glide times after burnout in dead air, slows to a crawl to flare for landing, it's my new favorite.
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Here's flight number three done this morning..

 

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I was thinking it would be fun to see a fly off between the Vulcan Bomber and the Klingon Cruiser, but obviously couldn’t happen because they are different Generations.

(Sorry, couldn’t resist.)
 

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The Vulcan would win because the design is much more "Logical" :)

I was thinking it would be fun to see a fly off between the Vulcan Bomber and the Klingon Cruiser, but obviously couldn’t happen because they are different Generations.

(Sorry, couldn’t resist.)
 

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Is this what happens when you admit you’ve never built a Vulcan?
 

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