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Old Nov 25, 2014, 06:18 PM
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Video: Depron 3D airplane with collective pitch prop

I recorded this video last Saturday night at our local indoor fly-in. This is Ben Batts flying his Lotus Depron 3D foamie with a collective pitch prop. Who says airplanes can't fly backwards?

Lotus Depron 3D Airplane w/Collective Pitch Prop (3 min 35 sec)
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Old Nov 25, 2014, 07:33 PM
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I dunno, those reversals look a little, uh, sexual. Maybe he should hang out with some women?

Kidding, I am IMPRESSED
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Old Nov 26, 2014, 06:51 AM
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I've been flying at The Gathering Place in Greenwood, NEVER saw anything like this !!!
Plus the floor looks softer than the gym floor at TGP.

Where do I find info on the Lotus design and equipment ? Please :-)

Thanx,

Bob
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Old Nov 26, 2014, 09:21 AM
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Hi !
Excellent plane and piloting skill.
I tested this system on my R/C simulator but my transmitter still have a "springed" throttle stick so... it was very difficult !

Congratulations !

Question :
What are the AUW, engine, prop and lipo used please ?

Thanks
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Old Nov 26, 2014, 01:22 PM
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Hi !
Excellent plane and piloting skill.
I tested this system on my R/C simulator but my transmitter still have a "springed" throttle stick so... it was very difficult !

Congratulations !

Question :
What are the AUW, engine, prop and lipo used please ?

Thanks
+1 I wanna know all the equipment used, i really want to build one but don't know where to start.
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Old Nov 26, 2014, 01:34 PM
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i doubt it's collective, more than likely variable pitch coupled with variable thrust. The most common system is the Mamo Upside Down System. There's a lot more info in the F3P forum.

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