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Old Jul 28, 2011, 02:14 PM
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Auwwww.... CRASHED today .......


http://vimeo.com/27020108
CRASH AT 01:28


First FPV flight with the skywalker.
Plane flew perfect 3 flight before this. Very very smooth.

1 minute before the crash I thought something was wrong with ailerons... like maybe only 1 aileron was working?
I think now that I basicly.... stalled and crashed.... but not sure yet.
30 seconds before this crash I was planning to land to see if all was ok.....

The initial right just before the spiral bank was not my input.... almost looks like gust but the wind was not gusty.

Maybe I was just flying to slow all the time (FPV) and the ailerons just feel "mushy"

CG was slightly forward but I trimmed the airplane for low speed. I think I was flying close to stallspeed and due to a negative gust the right wing stalled... and the rest you can see.

What do you guys think?





2 other questios:
last part of my video is OSD overlay...
-Do you think the Current flow is about normal?
I have an 3s engine 3536 Turnigy from HK but flying on 4s.
power limited to about 50A max on TX.

Last question:

I think I can repait this SW but I need some tips for the nose.
Some of the material is sort of compressed (first pic), is ther a way to flatten is a bit again?
Any other tips? Tail: just glue it again?


Last thing: this was also first flight with the GoPro and set the 'wrong' resolution...
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