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Old Nov 11, 2014, 10:39 PM
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definitely smooth flyers, huh?
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Old Nov 11, 2014, 10:46 PM
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definitely smooth flyers, huh?
You bet it is! You can zip along the grass 1 foot off the deck and never think twice about what your doing! It's extreemly stable and smooth! The only time you get any shaking is when you throttle down and decend straight down. If your in forward flight it seems to jusrt "glide" down smooth as silk, until you pull back on the stick,to level off.
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Old Nov 11, 2014, 10:55 PM
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I shot this video with a Mobius held on the front with a number 64 rubber band,and no foam between the top deck and camera. I call it "The Spruce Goose" ! LOL!
First Flight of the Goose with a camera onboard (10 min 23 sec)
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Old Nov 11, 2014, 11:10 PM
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cool vid!
I had to add tilt so I could land in my wooded neighborhood
otherwise, had to come in hot!
TRICOPTER tilt & ELE control (0 min 14 sec)
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Old Nov 12, 2014, 01:50 PM
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cool vid!
I had to add tilt so I could land in my wooded neighborhood
otherwise, had to come in hot!
https://vimeo.com/111599175
That is "SLICK"!
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Old Nov 14, 2014, 12:04 PM
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did a test flight with parallel 2200 3S lipos (40 degrees out)
flew the fpv rig around easy, 600mW vTx
landed when talking telemetry said 3.5 volts/cell
flight time was 14 minutes
returned 3778 mah into 4400 mah (85%)

happy with that flight time
Tricopter is smooth flying and way easier than my 250 size quads
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Old Nov 15, 2014, 10:35 PM
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The 4400 mah setup works well! One of the best changes I made to this Tri was to mount the battery/battery's under the bottom plate,on the C/G! Plus the 3 light ply landing gear legs on the arms,work extremely well (and reduce the overall weight!) Having the heavy battery's mounted under the Tri just makes it that more solid in flight.
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Old Nov 15, 2014, 10:47 PM
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cool!
mine seems to fly good cause the lipos are still under the props
I'll have to they the "under mount"
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Old Nov 15, 2014, 11:05 PM
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cool!
mine seems to fly good cause the lipos are still under the props
I'll have to they the "under mount"
It really makes it stable,but I can't take any credit on the idea! I watched a lot of "Flite Test" videos,and David was stating on how having the mass weight under the C/G really made the Tri's fly smooth! Almost all their AV is shot from his Tri! He really get's after it,check this video! He goes after the planes flying combat!
Flite Test - Bloody Wonder V2 - PROJECT (17 min 19 sec)
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