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RC Tiger Moth Cowl

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  • 9 downloads

3D model description

Nose/ Cowl for Tiger Moth RC plane. This is scaled for a 1m wingspan model. If you have an airplane of a different size, scale this model according to your needs.

This is an assembly video of the model plane with the original cowl.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hcwf_bLUbgk

The original transparent PET one is nice, but this new design features the followings:
- Room for larger brushless motor
- Better crash resistance and more elasticity on impact
- Better motor ventilation
- Better aerodynamics
- Possibility of adding front mass by thickening the walls for balance

3D printing settings

These solid models can be either printed as spiral vase or as solids with 0% infill.

For the spiral vase print:
- 1mm layer height
- 3 bottom layers

For the solid print:
- 2 perimeters
- 1mm layer height
- 8 bottom layers
- 10 top layers
- 0% infill

After printing:
Trim the flat base using a cutter, dremel or soldering iron
For the hole model trim the inner tube 3mm under the top edge
For the model with no hole, cut a hole into the top layer of about 20mm in diameter

  • 3D file format: STL
  • Last update: 2019/06/14 at 01:13
  • Publication date: 2019/05/28 at 15:33

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I'm a former Romanian HW engineer and I recently moved to Papua New Guinea for a few years.
I used to be involved into hardware designing electronic modules for the automotive industry. Now I am working as a maintenance engineer for an aid organization and help with the development of the III-rd world countries.

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