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Seagull Models Skyraider WARBIRD 10CC Assembly Manual

Seagull Models Skyraider WARBIRD 10CC Assembly Manual

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A S S E M B L Y M A N UA L
" Graphics and specifications may change without notice " .
MS: 230T
Specifications:
Wingspan---------------63.0 in (160 cm).
Wing area---------------637.1 sq.in (41.1 sq.dm).
( tiger VERSION )
Weight-------------------8.6lbs (3.9 kg).
Length-------------------47.8 in (121.5cm).
Engine-------------------10cc - 15cc
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Radio---------------------6 channels with 7 servos.
Electric conversion: Optional.
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  • Page 1 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM A S S E M B L Y M A N UA L “ Graphics and specifications may change without notice “ . MS: 230T Specifications: Wingspan---------------63.0 in (160 cm). Wing area---------------637.1 sq.in (41.1 sq.dm). ( tiger VERSION ) Weight-------------------8.6lbs (3.9 kg).
  • Page 2: Kit Contents

    The motor mount has been fitted and the hinges are pre-installed. Flying the Skyraider WARBIRD 10cc-15cc is simply a joy. This instruction manual is designed to help you build a great flying earoplane. Please read this manual throughly before starting assembly of your Skyraider WARBIRD 10cc-15cc .
  • Page 3: Additional Items Required

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM HINGING THE FLAP. KIT CONTENTS. Skyraider SEA230 WARBIRD 10cc-15cc SEA23001 Fuselage SEA23002 Wing set SEA23003 Tail set SEA23004 Canopy SEA23005 Pilot SEA23006 Cowling SEA23007 Aluminium tube ADDITIONAL ITEMS REQUIRED. M2x10mm 10cc-15cc gasoline engine. Computer radio with 7 servos. Glow plug to suit engine. Propeller to suit engine.
  • Page 4: Hinging The Aileron

    Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc Hinge. 3) Slide the wing panel on the aileron until there is only a slight gap. The hinge is now centered on the wing panel and aileron. Re- move the T-pins and snug the aileron against the wing panel.
  • Page 5: Hinging The Rudder

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 5) Turn the wing panel over and deflect the HINGING THE RUDDER. aileron in the opposite direction from the opposite side. Apply thin C/A glue to each Glue the rudder hinges in place using hinge, making sure that the C/A penetrates the same techniques used to hinge the ai- into both the aileron and wing panel.
  • Page 6 Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc INSTALL FLAP CONTROL HORN. Install the flap control horn using the same method as same as the aileron con- trol horns. Epoxy. Elevator fiberglass control horn. Fiberglass control horn. INSTALL RUDDER CONTROL HORN. Repeat steps to install the rudder control horn as same as steps done for ailerons.
  • Page 7 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 1) Install the rubber grommets and brass INSTALLING THE SWITCH RECEIVER. collets onto the throttle servo. Test fit the servo into the aileron servo mount. Install the switch into the precut hole in the side, in the fuselage. 2) Secure the servos with the screws pro- vided with your radio system.
  • Page 8: Installing The Stopper Assembly

    Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc Vent tube. Fuel pick up Switch. INSTALLING THE STOPPER Fuel fill tube. ASSEMBLY. 3) Carefully bend the second nylon tube up 1) Using a modeling knife, carefully cut at a 45º angle. This tube is the vent tube. off the rear portion of one of the 3 nylon tubes leaving 1/2”...
  • Page 9: Engine Mount Installation

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 7) Slide the fuel tank into the fuselage. Guide the lines from the tank through the hole in the firewall. Vent tube. 8) Use plywood template to hold in place the fuel tank with C/A glue to secure the fuel tank inside the fuselage.
  • Page 10 Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc 2) Use four 4x30mm head bolts and four 3) Use a drill to drill the four holes in the 4mm washers to attach the engine mount engine mount rails. rails to the firewall. Tighten the screws . Make sure to use threadlock on the screws to help prevent them from vibrating loose.
  • Page 11 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 9) Move the throttle stick to the closed po- sition and move the carburetor to closed. Use a 2.5mm hex wrench to tighten the screw that secures the throttle pushrod wire. Make sure to use threadlock on the screw so it does not vibrate loose. Pushrod wire.
  • Page 12 Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc Drill hole C/A glue Cut. Knife. Epoxy.
  • Page 13 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 1) Slide the fiberglass cowl over the en- gine and line up the back edge of the cowl with the marks you made on the fuselage then trim and cut as shown. Because of the size of the cowl, it may be nec- essary to use a needle valve extension for the high speed needle valve.
  • Page 14 Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc - Model size: .75-.90 size models - Motor: 50mm 310 rev per volt - Propeller: 14x10 ~ 15x10 - ESC: 60A - Lipo Batteries: 8 cell 3200mA 3) Attach the electric motor box to the firewall suitable with the cross lines drawn on the electric motor box and fire- wall.
  • Page 15 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM Epoxy 4 mm 145 mm Balsa stick. 4 mm Epoxy 6) Attach the speed control to the side of the motor box using two-sided tape and tie wraps. Connect the appropriate leads from the speed control to the mo- tor.
  • Page 16: Installing The Aileron Servos

    Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc Tie wraps. INSTALLING THE AILERON SERVOS. 3x15mm INSTALLING THE PROPELLER. Servos Small weight Thread Because the size of servos differ, you may need to adjust the size of the precut opening in the mount. The notch in the The propeller should not touch any sides of the mount allow the servo lead to part of the spinner cone.
  • Page 17 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 3) A string has been provided in the wing to pull the aileron lead through to the wing root. Remove the string from the wing at the servo location and use the tape to attach it to the servo extension lead.
  • Page 18: Installation

    Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc INSTALLING THE FLAP SERVO. Bend at the mark Repeat the procedure for the aileron servo. M2 lock nut. Metal clevis. Snap keeper. Servo arm. Snap keeper. AILERON PUSHROD HORN INSTALLATION. Please see below pictures. Nylon Snap keeper. Hex Nut.
  • Page 19 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM INSTALLING WIRE LANDING GEAR. Please see these below pictures. 3x15mm Mark. Epoxy. Drill.
  • Page 20 Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc Collar. INSTALLING THE BOMB ONTO THE WINGS. Collar. Epoxy.
  • Page 21 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM Epoxy. Epoxy. Epoxy. INSTALLING THE MISSILE ONTO THE WINGS. Epoxy.
  • Page 22: Optional Retractable Landing Gear

    Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc OPTIONAL RETRACTABLE LANDING GEAR. Retractable landing gear is not included in this kit, however itis a very popular add-on option. If you want to use retracts in your Skyrasider, we recommend that you buy a good set of electric ratating retracts rated for 30-120 size airplanes - such as the E-Flite 60-120 95 degree Elec- tric Rotating Retract EFLG520 shown...
  • Page 23: Installing The Tail

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM Cut. Epoxy. The procedure for installing the missile as above steps. INSTALLING THE TAIL. Cut. Cut. Epoxy.
  • Page 24 Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc When you are sure that everything is aligned correctly, mix up a generous amount of Flash 30 Minute Epoxy. Ap- ply a thin layer to the mounting slot and to bottom of the vertical stabilizer mounting area.
  • Page 25 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 3) Thread one clevis and M2 lock nut on to each elevator control rod. Thread the horns on until they are flush with the ends of the control rods. 4) Elevator and rudder pushrods assem- bly as pictures below. Cut.
  • Page 26: Mounting The Tail Wheel

    Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc RUDDER PUSHROD HORN INSTALLATION. 1) Locate items necessaryto install rudder pushrod. Cut. M2 clevis. M2 lock nut. Elevator control horn. Rudder control horn. MOUNTING THE TAIL WHEEL. 1) Locate the items necessary to install tail gear. Rudder pushrod.
  • Page 27 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM M2 clevis. Fuel tubing.
  • Page 28 Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc INSTALLATION PILOT AND CANOPY. 1) Locate items necessary to install pilot, Epoxy. seats. 4) Position the canopy onto the fuselage. Trace around the canopy and onto the fu- selage using a felt-tipped pen. 2) A scale pilot is included with this ARF. C/A glue.
  • Page 29: Apply The Decals

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM INSTALLING ANTENNA - WING GUN. 1) Route the antenna in the antenna tube inside the fuselage and secure it to the bottom of fuselage using a plastic tape. 2) The last detail is to install the antenna onto the fuselage. Use a hobby knife to cut a slot in the top of the fuselage for the antenna.
  • Page 30 Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc 4) Insert the wing gun onto the wing. ATTACHMENT WING- FUSELAGE. Attach the aluminium tube into fuselage. Wing tube. Insert two wing panels as pictures below. Epoxy. Wing bolt. Insert the bomb onto hatch cover in fu- selage as pictures below.
  • Page 31 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM Epoxy. Epoxy.
  • Page 32 Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc 2) Mount the wing to the fuselage. Using a couple of pieces of masking tape, place them on the bottom side of the wing 100mm back from the leading edge of the wing at the wing root. 3) With the model upright, place your fingers on the masking tape and carefully lift the plane.
  • Page 33: Control Throws

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM *If possible, first attempt to balance the CONTROL THROWS. model by changing the position of the re- ceiver battery and receiver. If you are un- able to obtain good balance by doing so, Ailerons: then it will be necessary to add weight to 12mm - 15mm up.
  • Page 34: Flight Preparation

    Skyraider Instruction Manual. WARBIRD 10cc-15cc FLIGHT PREPARATION. PREFLIGHT CHECK. Check the operation and direction 1) Completely charge your trans- of the elevator, rudder, ailerons and mitter and receiver batteries before throttle. your first day of flying. A) Plug in your radio system per the 2) Check every bolt and every manufacturer’s instructions and turn Skyraider...

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