Originally Posted by Mike_Then
Funny you should say that... my friend had an ESC fire just yesteday with an Ice 75. Thankfully he landed as soon as the magic smoke was released and we hit the plane with a fire extingusher. Minimal damage to the plane and the battery even seems okay but the ESC is a charred hunk of PCB and heatsink. I've got hundreds of flights on dozens of Castle ESCs and I've never had a problem. This happened on his maiden flight which was very strange.
What was the manufacture date on the ESC?