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Old Nov 24, 2011, 07:59 PM
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48" KFm-4ward scratchbuild

I built a KFm-4ward on yesterday and just flew it today.

I put a ExceedRc Rocket motor on it with a 7x5 Master Airscrew prop and a 1800mah 3S lipo. This setup gives me over 200W at 20-25A. The motor can take 30A but max efficiency is only up to 18A. Balances nice and flies smooth on low rates. In this video I'm flying at 50% aileron and 60% elevator so it flares nicely at low speed landings as you can see at the end of the video. On high rates (100% throw) it will turn on a dime but I don't want that much throw when getting to know my planes.

It is a gentle giant on low rates and very maneuverable on high rates.

Here's a video of todays flight and some pictures

48" KFm-4ward (3 min 57 sec)

This is a nice flyby filmed Dec 17
KFm-4ward flyby (2 min 0 sec)
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Old Nov 25, 2011, 03:41 AM
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flys not to bad
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