Sunday, December 26, 2010

The Garage is ready

I have cleared a 18' x 10' area on which to build the panels. Hopefully it will be enough room to move arounf once the panels are stitched together.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010


The plans have arrived!
Time to start working on getting the garage organized for the build.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

NACA 00XX Foils

I have created an excel spreadsheet to calculate the profile of any NACA 00XX profile using the formula:

Pleasze go to :
to download the .xls file.

or contact me at my email.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Hull Number 328

I have just received confirmation that the hull number for this build is 328.  

Sunday, November 28, 2010


The plans have been ordered.  I am now sitting on pins and needles.  waiting........

"Adventure is just bad planning."
Roald Amundsen

Monday, November 15, 2010

The i550 Adventure Begins

After many months of reading, thinking, reading some more I have decided to take the plunge and start my i550 adventure.  So with this blog I will chronicle the build of Adia.

Adia is a Swahili name for a girl that means 'Gift'.