Horten III (oz13222)

 

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Horten III. Radio control sport-scale flying wing model. Wingspan 4.1 m. Scale is 1/5.

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Quote: "These are my own Horten III b/e plans that I've made available. For the RCGroups build thread see: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?1521922

Since I'm now done with my 2m Horten XII build I decided it was time to start building my 4.1m Horten IIIe. I finished the CAD design and cut most of the parts out on the laser a few months back. The Center Section... since I designed the parts to interlock everything is going together pretty quickly. Please let me know if need anything else. If this works I have some other Horten plan that I may upload. Regards, Brian Halkett"

Note also see Brian's earlier RCGroups thread covering the initial CAD design of this project, using Rhino 3D, see https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?1455941

Note the main planfile here is a single PDF file with 11 sheets. This serves as a quick overview. For a more useful (itemised) view, see the supplement file "named_sheets.zip" for the same plan, but here each plan sheet has a useful title. Steve.

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  • (oz13222)
    Horten III
    by Brian Halkett
    2013 
    161in span
    Scale Electric R/C Pusher
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 04/08/2021
    Filesize: 1435KB
    Format: • PDFvector
    Credit*: BrianHalkett

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Awesome design and work!
Les - 07/08/2021
could you share the cad? I like to cut one out
Larry Welle - 07/08/2021
An interesting design that would impress fellow club members, but requires a substantial build commitment. I have a laser cutter but the thought of tracing all the parts in corel draw is arduous. Is it possible that a cad file could be released?
Henry - 08/08/2021
I just put in a couple of hours generating an assembly drawing in plan view with Autocad LT in metric. The given pdf is vectorized and if you know someone with Autocad they can generate a .dwg file for you - however the .dwg file requires the pdf file to be present when opened. The level of accuracy in the given pdf file is sufficient to build from but double check everything.
Kurt Wolfram - 08/08/2021
I have just realized that this a vector format pdf, (must have been asleep earlier. I can edit this in corel draw to suit my laser format. Many thanks for this plan Brian.
Henry - 08/08/2021
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