Shiplet Launching Ceremony

Even though it is a bit hard to tell when exactly we’ll feel ready for it, there will be a hilarious get-together around the official launching of the first [(fully)] functional 1:100 scale model prototype of OHANDA ONE – aka the shiplet. We plan to welcome everyone who wants to join at a waterfront in[…]

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Balloon Blast

In free-style scale model prototyping one can daydream into that microcosm, where you can do miraculous pointy-headed things you could never do, when it comes to the full size reality. A good example for this is to use air balloons from the jamboree store to level and balance the shiplet’s position and mass distribution inside[…]

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Sviveling Static Sails

Inspired by the DynaRig, designed in the 1960s by the German engineer Wilhelm Prölß, we decided to equip the shiplet with likewise sviveling, but static sails. We will use radio controlled servos to manually rotate the konvex profiles within our pivoted mast supports, also to test detrimental positions and situations. To start with, we use some[…]

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Closure of the Topless Deck

After we planked the outward flat top of the deck with 0,5 mm ABS, it is now time for building the rounded deck cover profiles. Thanks to the marvelous invention of 3d printers, we prepared (printed) a set of supporting archs (green), which will be the starting point for our construction. Sidewise the archs will[…]

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