This is Bill Huffman's 12 ft. span, scratch built from his own design
Ornithopter. For a non-modeler building his first aircraft, Bill did a
pretty good job. There were some initial problems which prevented us from
flying it. We did perform some taxi tests however, sending Bill home with
some suggestions for next time. The wing flapping mechanism was disabled
for this series of tests. Bill was out as a non flying guest of the club,
Daren Savage was the test pilot.
Wingspan... 12 feet
Weight....... 25+ lbs.
Engine........ Super Tigre .90 2 stroke (yes, you read it right!)
Prop.......... Master Airscrew 14x6
Flies........... Hasn't flown yet!