Jonathan ... it had been planned as a dry run
To test how hot the esc & motor would get, I was concerned about the esc not getting enough cooling, check the steering & general ground handling - all things easier to do at a local field than at home
The MiG was airborne after I hit the first bump.
It was agood thing that the short & fire happened on the ground and not in the air.
The maiden is planned possibly at Prado or some other location with a nice long runway - when I get a New motor ...