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Old May 06, 2011, 07:49 AM
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New Flying Wing Design hits 99mph on Maiden Flight

a new wing i have been working with has shined above my other models on a maiden flight yesterday i hit 99mph / 160kph i used the profili zagi 10 airfoil than modified the template to suit my needs in return i gained 20mph more speed than previous models and all electronics are external

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25" wing span
hextronic 24g 3000kv brushless motor
2x MG90S metal gear 13.4g servos
1000mah 3S 20C
30A ESC
4.75x4.75 APC propeller

soon i will try a 5x5 propeller

maiden flight 25" flying wing 99mph / 160kph (4 min 36 sec)
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Old May 06, 2011, 05:38 PM
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Looks great! nice and simple but afordable.
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Old May 07, 2011, 02:50 AM
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cheers mate i took it out today for a couple flights i hit 108mph i got it all on video
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Old May 19, 2011, 08:13 AM
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new scaled up version 34.5" using the nifty ritewing vinyl covering design thanks to the owner for telling me this nice little trick this is my first successful covering using iron on material top is mat black bottom is mat silver i will be powering this one around the 90mph with the iron on covering and fibre tape this thing is absolutely rock solid
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Old May 27, 2011, 10:28 AM
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flys well!
Can you post a link to the motor?
How much current is it drawing?
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Old May 27, 2011, 05:10 PM
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http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=5453
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Old Jun 21, 2011, 05:07 AM
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From the pictures of that motor you may want to rewind the motor to get a bit more efficiency from it. windings look sloppy.
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Old Jun 23, 2011, 11:14 AM
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Rewind a $7 motor? Attach battery, throw, fly, repeat.

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From the pictures of that motor you may want to rewind the motor to get a bit more efficiency from it. windings look sloppy.
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Old Jun 24, 2011, 03:52 AM
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Rewind a $7 motor? Attach battery, throw, fly, repeat.
Well true.... But if its speed that he is after with a cheap motor rewinding with 2 bucks worth of wire isn't hard.
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Old Jun 24, 2011, 04:28 AM
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i have that 108mph motor sitting on the bench ive made a few more planes since

28inch wing
28 inch flying wing (4 min 1 sec)


43inch twin motor wing
Hammondville 43inch Wing (5 min 7 sec)


39inch model 4400mah pack
1m flying wing 2200kv jamison park penrith (5 min 51 sec)
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