|Jul 25, 2007, 02:13 PM|
Built up in 5 hours
Last week I "accidentally" visit a hobby shop Mibo, and buy four carbon rods, just in case if I find out some day what to do with them.
Well, I get an idea driving home already
I remember the simplicity of known Kolibri indoor model (look at link below), so I decided to built something similar, but of course larger, for my heavier RC equipment.
I want to use:
BL motor ROXXY 2827-34
battery Flight Power EVO 20 800mAh 3S1p 11,1V
speed controller Robbe Magic-Speed 18
pair of MS-X2 servos,
because that was laying in my drawers unused...
I build the model in two days, not working more than 2 or 3 hours a day.
The result you can see on that video:
Link to Kolibri indoor, that is partly guilty
|Jul 25, 2007, 02:41 PM|
And "how its made"?
Look at the pictures and read their comments!
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|Jul 25, 2007, 02:54 PM|
Thanks! That is a purpose of the video.
Hope, many of you will enjoy seeing it.
Yes, model flies like a dream.
But it dont want to fly fast. If want to push the envelope it gets nasty at high speeds.... cant decide if want to fly level, or suddenly climb or dive.
Maybe because of the "strange" airfoil of the wing....
|Jul 25, 2007, 07:12 PM|
Nice plane! A few years back when I was making kites I found that you could "cut" that ripstop nylon with a hot soldering iron and it would cauterise the edge and keep it from fraying. Just a tip.
|Jul 26, 2007, 07:27 PM|
neerim east victoria australia
Joined Feb 2007
Ultra top vid nearly went to sleep watching
built a similar plane myself epoxyed small tee pieces [pet shop aquarium air pump tees] to join c/f rods centre wing f&r t pointing down filled down tip with epoxy, tapped out 2mm,wing bolted on through fuse can take off for trans/storage. also slide 4 tees onto wing rods pointing up for top string braces,epoxy in position
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