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Old Aug 19, 2012, 02:28 PM
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Fully built ..

with out battery is 6.9oz

AUW with battery .. 9.5-10oz

1 motor - with prop adapter - and prop - ( .6 oz)

with V tail .. it had power somehow with Y4 it seem to have more..

Should be ale to handle a few more oz.. no problem..

When I flew it at the part had to be careful.. it started to clime high..
with out me giving it collective.. wind was caring it up.

I almost went to 1/4 maybe zero for a bit for it to start to drop..

Hope this helps..

11.4 oz .. 1.4 oz more than I ..

you should be good plus you are lower elevation than I..

I'm right on the edge of Franklin Mountains.. 3400 feet above see level..

Originally Posted by kad View Post
Do you have the individual weights on the components you used? I'm having no luck getting mine to fly with the CC board either and the opinion on the OpenPilot forums seems to be that it doesn't have enough power to fly. (Despite all calculators saying it should have more than enough) I see yours came in at 269g. Mine comes in at 324g. Other than the 3g difference between the 6A ESCs you used and the 10A ones I used (12g total for the four), I can't figure out where the weight difference is. Or if 55g is even really enough to cause this issue.

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