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Posted by CHAMM128 | Sep 05, 2008 @ 07:39 PM | 1,508 Views
7C pics
Posted by CHAMM128 | Oct 05, 2006 @ 08:40 PM | 2,145 Views
Finally got around to mounting the motor in my other funtana 40. I got tired of the slimy saito I had in my other one. This is just test fitting, a few miscalculations and corrections later I will make a new motor mount. Too many holes in this one trying to find out where everything needs to be. I have never done this before, so it's trial and error for now. I still need a bigger prop also.

Chuck.

I had to hook a battery to the motor just to play with it, (new toy and all.)

I definately am going with the 13x10 prop. Just fooled around with a couple of props, one being a 13x6 that I had on my saito 82 and it didn't seem to have enough thrust. I'll have to check the rpm later to compare it to the saito.
Posted by CHAMM128 | Oct 04, 2006 @ 04:15 PM | 2,070 Views
Ok, let's say i'm less than pleased. Now that the building fun is over, I got to test fly the micro speedwing. The best I got out of it was about a 20 foot powered glide to the deck. The damn thing feels like a rock. I tried the 600 mah 7.4v pack and 340 mah 11.1v pack. Neither one seemed to be too different from the other. I guess i'll mess with it some more. The wind seems to have died down today.
Posted by CHAMM128 | Oct 01, 2006 @ 05:59 PM | 2,603 Views
Just throwing up a few pics of my micro speed-wing build. Pretty simple. Maiden flight soon. Just need to put the elevons on and hook them up and it should be ready.
Got a 340 mah 11.1 Volt pack on for starters. Hope it isn't too much for the motor. I put a heat sink on to help. We'll see.