|Jun 20, 2014, 08:25 PM|
Converting the Elan 100" for ALES
I saw this plane for sale on the FS/W group, (built and sold by RC-JC (Jason), and I really liked the way it looked... (I thought, WOW... this would make a really cool ALES ship). I debated weather or not to buy the plane as it was in the UK, and I'm in the US, (didn't know if a plane this size would ship well). Well.... Long story short,I bought it and had it shipped...... Jason really packed this thing well!!! Made the trip in less than a week and everything was AOK thanks to his excellent packing!!!!!
He removed the glued on tail feathers for travel, and I liked this idea so well, I modified them to make them 'permanently removable' to make it easier for car transport.
Because of the narrow nose area, I decided to go with an in-runner and a gear box.
ElectriFly 28-45 2700, 4.3:1 gearbox, 14 x 8 prop.
ESC is a FMS dt-65. CAM, and Lemon Rx.
1300mah 65C pack for contests.
Nice open hatch area for all the stuff..... worked well for the conversion.
(May need spoilers for the landing task, but I'll see how she flies first )
Should do well for ALES !!!
|Jul 04, 2014, 03:13 PM|
Added spoilers today. The units were from Hobby King, and were fairly easy to retrofit in.
I'll have a flight report tomorrow.
I believe this ship is now ready !!!!
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