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Old Sep 04, 2011, 01:40 PM
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Hacker A80-10 powered Extreme Flight 88" Edge 540T - Maiden and 2nd flight videos

Yesterday, my friend Rob maidened his Extreme Flight 88" Edge 540T at our club field. Below is the setup and other data, along with videos of the two flights.

Setup -

- Hacker A80-10 180 kV Motor
- Mejzlik 26 x 15E Carbon Prop
- Castle Creations 160A HV ESC
- 2 x Sky Lipo 2S 1300mAh lipos (connected direct to receiver)
- Spektrum AR9110 Receiver
- Hitec HS-7950TH Servos x 4
- 4 x Sky Lipo 5S 4400mAh 40C lipos (10S 8800mAh)
- JR 11X Transmitter

Weights -

- Airframe without lipos - 16.65 lbs.
- Lipos - 5.05 lbs.
- AUW - 21.72 lbs.

Power, Current, Voltage at WOT -

- 4423 Watts
- 117.5 Amps
- 37.64 Volts (3.764 Volts per Cell)

Power Loading - 203.64 Watts/lb.

Maiden Flight - Electric Powered Extreme Flight 88" Edge 540T - September 3, 2011 (5 min 20 sec)


Second Flight - Electric Powered Extreme Flight 88" Edge 540T - September 3, 2011 (4 min 18 sec)
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Old Sep 04, 2011, 11:02 PM
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Nice flying I'm doing a similar set up
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Old Sep 05, 2011, 02:01 PM
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Nice. 2nd best motor I've ever owned. It's bullet proof unlike the A60 which is truly shocking.
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Old Sep 06, 2011, 11:35 AM
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What flight times do you get with the setup?

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Old Sep 11, 2011, 06:54 PM
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your only using a 10s setup on this big plane?
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Old Sep 12, 2011, 04:23 AM
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Looking good !
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Old Sep 19, 2011, 02:14 PM
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Sorry for the late reply. Yes, 10s is plenty of power and was recommended by Kyle with Hacker's U.S. distributor, Aero Model.

Flight times are in the 10 minute range.
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Old Dec 27, 2011, 03:01 PM
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What motor mount did you use?
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Old Jan 11, 2012, 01:08 PM
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New Q80 setup...light!!!

I like the red....nice plane!

How about 18.5lbs AUW with 5000 watts.....270 watts/lb

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1570418
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