Replaced stock motor with L2855 2800kv motor.
Took it up and at about the 2 minute mark the motor stopped. Once again glider down on the grass. Motor is toast. Prior to the flight I measured the current on the L2855 -- I was getting about 72A. Motor is rated 630W and I was above 1100w.
Waiting for EDF to restock the 14B/cyclone 2800kv motor combo. 7/2014
CS 10B with stock housing
80A HK ESC
Nano 4000ma 4s Bat.
Maiden flight... Could not get her off the runway. Following mods were done.
Cut down on the back landing gear
removed weight on nose
2nd flight... She took off with no issues. 2 minutes into the flight a puff of black smoke came out of the exhaust. glider it down on grass.. damage front end and left wing. Motor is toast.
Posted by jl449 |
Jan 29, 2014 @ 11:21 PM | 2,455 Views
Banana Hobby Blitzrcworks F-16 70MM
Upgrades will inlcude the following as of 3/27/13
1. CS10 EDF fan
2. Motor to be determine
3. Intake tube
4. HK retracts
5. HTX900 servos all way around.
6. ESC to be determine
Been a long delay but finally the F-16 is on the work bench.
1. Swatace Intake tube
2. CS10 EDF w/Turnigy L2855 2300
3. Servoless retracts - PZ15090 with HK F-16 struts
4. HTX900 servos
5. HobbyKing 80A ESC
6. Zippy 4000mah 45c 5s
Just completed assembling the rear retracts.
Started to sand down the foam to make the intake tube fit.
Coating the body with miniwax satin finish to give it a little bit of protection...
Finally got the landing gear installed. Also installed the CS10 fan. Swap out the 2300 motor to 2800.
Installed the ESC and cut out a piece of the intake to provide cooling for the ESC
Installed steering servo.
Main components all together now. TV operational and DX8 programmed.
1. Retracts doors
2. Main wings ailerons glued in place. Using elevron.
3. Battery and CG....Continue Reading