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Old Oct 28, 2012, 03:06 PM
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Inside, Vtx and Uhf are in the wings.. Everything else (gps, osd board) etc are buried in the wing root t leave plenty of room for lipo.

Chris.
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 03:12 PM
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Cool! I've been having a ball with this little sucker... HK wingwing
It's about 400g RTF with UHF and osd.
Running a axi 2204-54 on 6x5 and it pulls 7A max.
15 min flights on a 1300 3s
Max speed is about 85km/h and will cruise at 40-50km at 3A.

I'll be keen to try all the gear in a mini-Z.

Chris.
Nice. I see it works with FPV gear. What type of foam? I bet it doesn't stand up to a Zephyr resiliency.
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 03:18 PM
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Nice. I see it works with FPV gear. What type of foam? I bet it doesn't stand up to a Zephyr resiliency.
Thanks foam is like a hybrid Epp type (same as most hk foamies)
It's funny cause it only weighs 400g it bounces pretty well!
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 03:21 PM
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The Mini Z, is tuff!
I have bounced mine about 15 times trying to find the right CG.
It has the same weakness as the bigger ones.
But I think as long as you get the nose up before it hits the ground there is no damage except for knocking off the winglets.
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 04:33 PM
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The Mini Z, is tuff!
I have bounced mine about 15 times trying to find the right CG.
It has the same weakness as the bigger ones.
But I think as long as you get the nose up before it hits the ground there is no damage except for knocking off the winglets.
Just use more plumbers goop on the winglets. Of course next time they may stay on and the wing gets the hurting.
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 04:58 PM
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Well after flying way to many wings, What I have found is it is better to have them come off in a crash
If you use sheet rock anchors you can have them pop off and not even loose the screw!
That is the ticket!

I am uploading a video of me flying the Mini-Z in the rain with a wing camera on it!
Still gray here, but I got out a flew it!
Can't wait tell it starts snowing. I am trying to get a bunch of guys together to fly Mount Hood and Ski Doo!
They let me fly there in the summer twice so winter time should be cool!



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Just use more plumbers goop on the winglets. Of course next time they may stay on and the wing gets the hurting.
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 05:04 PM
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Hey when our Z2 are loaded with the average gear for fpv and 2 4s 3300's If i go down in water is there enough bouancy it will float?

I know things will fry but at least some gear including the wing is recoverable.... Thanks
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 05:17 PM
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Yep it'll float no probs :-) if it ends up out in salt water.... Leave it there
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 05:36 PM
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Lol it could be either but hopefully not at all, the water stretch is a straight run. Flyin happens over the mountain and lake
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 06:34 PM
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Eagle202:
My boy said he wasn't cold.
But he did have to pee! Heheheheh!

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Nice flying the Mini Doc. Looks pretty cool.

As for your camera man. Tell him to lay off the coffee for a while. It makes the video real jittery.
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 08:06 PM
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Eagle202:
My boy said he wasn't cold.
But he did have to pee! Heheheheh!
I apologize to you and your son for miss identifying the problem with the video taker.

That condition is very stressful for any age.
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 08:12 PM
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Hahahaha
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Old Oct 28, 2012, 08:12 PM
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Mini Z in the rain!

Mini Z video in the rain (8 min 15 sec)
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Old Oct 29, 2012, 12:14 AM
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Man, got the adrenaline flowing so hard today i could smell it. it's been a while......


offshore @ daves (0 min 0 sec)


can't believe it but i forgot to turn on the gopro for this flight....... got a bad habit of that. Caught one flight in hd, will post a cut tomorrow
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Old Oct 29, 2012, 07:46 AM
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zII @ daves (5 min 35 sec)
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