I’m sort of on the fence between the IFO Mk3 and the Mini IFO. I like that the Mk3 would handle outdoor a bit better than the Mini because it’s. The IFO Mk3 is a great all around airplane. Made of carbon rods, ripstop nylon, and kevlar thread, it’s easy to build, very durable, and repairable. The IFO can be . IFO is defined as Indoor Flying Object somewhat frequently. IFO Mk3 Indoor Flying Object; Conflat A Wagon Bachmann Bachmann Conflat A.

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The Web’s largest and Eight tentacles powered by an electric drive m3k the jellyfish float through the air. The wind had come up, and the mini tornados from the trees and buildings made it real exciting! Where else can you get one plane that will do all that? It is a rare honor for me to get to shake the hand of the guy who designed one of my favorite ,k3, and express my thanks for what he brought to the hobby.

This effect is beneficial in both airplanes, but certainly more pronounced in the mini.

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A beautiful day for an IFO Climbing out. Nov 11, As of now it is still a little nose heavy, based on my preferred method of testing, which involves trimming for level upright flight, then flipping it over to see how much forward stick it requires to iffo level pitch inverted ideally very little. Another excuse the wrinkles! My rather battle scarred Mini IFO.

Jan 13, Also, the battery needed more support to keep it from sliding around, since dialing in the CG is pointless otherwise. I knew just where it was going because that’s where it always goes. I like that the Mk3 would handle outdoor a bit better than the Mini because it’s bigger, and I can use a lot of the equipment I already have ESC, Servos. Does anyone know of a good HobbyKing alternative? A classy company to deal with!

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Images View all Images in thread Views: Insert the precut landing gear legs with the wheels attached, and secure with a drop of ml3 in the supports jk3 previously ivo to the fuselage. Mk33 Quick Reply – Please Wait. Extremely high stress areas such as the landing gear legs, still use the thread wrap connections, as does the fuselage connection to the leading edge of the wing.

The first flight went fairly well, but I had to make a new set of pull-pull control threads, being that I ran out of nose-up trim and still needed more nose-up.

Line the trailing edge hinge line up with the weave in igo ripstop. What a great and immediate response to a customer question. Based on the recoil principle I’ll more than likely start ordering from there from now on. Mar 11, What does IFO stand for?

Jan 08, Particularly if it is breezy which it was. Turns in it’s own length I just read your post, I just finished my MK3 and was confused about the plans vs.

For this model, I used pliobond instead of weldwood contact cement, and I also reinforced the joint at all of the sticks with hand-sewn wraps of Kevlar thread. But do fly in daylight iro start with. My kit comes with one landing gear, so I think it’s for MK3. Images View all Images in thread. Images View all Images in thread.

The carbon tailskid is then tacked in place with the CA, and also wrapped and glue soaked and sprayed with accelerator.

The mk3 glides much better than the mini though still not especially wellwith the mini gliding like the space shuttle. However, it is waterproof so drying out the electrics is easy with a hair ifoo, though this does no favours to the covering which then shrinks at random.


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Pushing the left stick up should power up the motor, but be sure you have a good grip on the plane and your fingers are clear of the propeller! Microsoft Flight Simulator Century of Flight. Images View all Images in thread. Yes it still flies well in this “baggy” state.

IFO – Indoor Flying Object | AcronymAttic

It shot straight as an arrow across the lawn towards the trees and the normal dab of elevon had it coming back towards me inverted like a missile. I guess the Ideal space for the indoor flight of this is a school gym. Originally Posted by plasticjoe I just read your post, I just finished my MK3 mm3 was confused about the plans vs.

Receiver is an Orange RXL.

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This ido a lot more strength without adding too much weight. Finish by applying contact cement to the excess, and wrapping the excess around the carbon frame and over the rods to the ripstop, so that you have a smooth wrap around the frame.

It is just 2 furnished pieces of basswood glued to the carbon fuselage.

Sep 29, I just flew for about 30 minutes one lithium battery pack over at my church site. One of the attached photos shows both planes.

A while back an ebay search alert pointed me to a full-size Mk3 kit with a brushless outrunner and ESC.