Originally Posted by aerofundan
Just so you know, i was there when we weighted it the first time, and it was with hitec 5085 servos, thrust 40, quantum 45, pa 3s 2200 pack, cf spinner, vortex generators, white wheel pants, vox prop, and yes the weight was 42 oz! and btw i was the one who assembled the plane and flew it in the noon demos at seff and joe nall.... its the one in this video
Are you sure about that number? I did some weighing with my postal scale.
My setup is heavier of course. Comparing PA's advertised weights to mine .5 more for the motor, 1 more for the wires, 1 more for the linkage, .5 more for the battery, .5 more for the esc. gives me 3.5 ounces extra weight. That should put my weight at 45.5 and yet I am 5.5 ounces heavier at over 50. 5.5 ounces is a lot of weight almost another battery. I would need to see a picture or video with a scale showing this 42 ounce weight. Anyone else able to reach the weight of 42 with 5085 servos? If you don't have a scale a lot of times you can take your airplane to the post office and use theirs. "trust but verify"