T-Motors recently developed motors made specifically for Armattan acrobatic models. The motors have now been tested and production started this week. Shipping date set for May 15. These should be with me sometimes around May 18.
- Model: Armattan 2820-11 (Made by T-Motors in China)
-Motor size: Ф28*20mm
-Shaft size: Ф3.175
- Weight: 38g
-Max Power: 185W
-Max Current: 16.8A
-Max Pull (Approx.): 760g
-7, 8, 9 inch props
- Shielded bearings
- Balanced by T-Motors using the same technology used for all T-Motors.
Posted by bobepine |
Jan 17, 2014 @ 08:24 AM | 2,431 Views
I am currently on holiday. I will be returning home on February 4th, at which time Armattan Quads will resume its normal operations. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information, you can visit the News & Info section on my website. http://www.armattanquads.com/news-&-...uary-4th,-2014
When I first saw pictures of this tricopter, I thought it would be far too fragile seeing that it has the inverted props. I figured it would be high maintenance, to say the least. I preferred the Ladybird because, at the time I thought it was just a better model that could take a beating and keep flying.
Well, now that I have flown both the Ladybird and the Y6, I have to say, I changed my mind. I have crashed the Y6 a good handful of times now, and sometimes quite hard as you will see in videos below. Not a scratch on it, not even a bent propeller. Some of these crashes would have caused arms to split on the Ladybird, for certain. The Y6, however, remains unscathed. I am short for words... This model is totally awesome. It's fast, it's agile, it's responsive and it almost seems unbreakable so far. Or maybe I've just been REALLY lucky.
I actually like this little aircraft so much that I decided to put together a small review of it. I am surprised to see so few people discussing this model. Perhaps my small review and my commentaries will bring more attention this model, which I believe is a better model than the Ladybird and all of its copied versions. Now bare with e and I will explain why I feel that way.
The first thing I noticed on this tricopter is the beefy arms. The carbon fiber arms are quite a bit bigger than the arms on the Ladybird, something that, I believe, is ill designed on the Ladybird. The arms split and break too easily on that small quad. The Y6...Continue Reading