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Old Jun 24, 2012, 03:21 PM
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Unusual Quad frame - Z600

Introducing the experimental Z600.

600mm M2M
Jakub's Multiwii
Turnigy Plush 25A ESC
Turnigy Park450 890KV motors
GF 10x4.5 propellers
Turnigy Nano 3300mAh 3S battery
Power distribution board inside, between the 2 plates
Weight 1320g, AUW with battery 1570g

Motor test with 11.9V battery :
Mid-throttle : 4.3A - 50W - Thrust 380g = Total 1520g - Efficiency 7.6 g/W
WOT : 14.5A - 161W _ Thrust 930g = Total 3720g - Efficiency 5.8 g/W

Flying quite well.



First flight :

Z600 - First flight (1 min 23 sec)
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Old Jun 29, 2012, 09:59 PM
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That's some fine looking piece of machinery you got there sir.
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 02:25 AM
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What software did you do your sketch and measurements in?
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 09:37 AM
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Software is PageMaker7.
I expect Illustrator will also be fine.
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 10:11 AM
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Nice work, but you need 10 % more Al tubing than the classic cross form. So this config is per default heavier than the classic cross form.
Just my two cent
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Old Jun 30, 2012, 10:23 AM
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That's some fine looking piece of machinery you got there sir.
Thanks a lot!
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Old Jul 06, 2012, 04:00 PM
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This frame has been crash tested yesterday.
It felt from about 100m high and landed upside down on a hard surface.
It made a loud noise. It was mainly my fault.

3 damaged motors, maybe repairable, 2 propellers, one HK Wing Cam and dome broken.
No bent arm or cracked plate, motors are noisy but everything works normally.

Working to make it fly next weekend.
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Old Jul 06, 2012, 05:04 PM
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Sorry about the crash.

Do you feel like telling us why it happened so we can avoid doing the same thing?

Was it a power failure?
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Old Jul 06, 2012, 06:27 PM
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It was in the evening, no wind at ground level but a bit windy higher.
I climbed too high for my sight, drifted in the wind, lost orientation and control and crashed.
I will be more cautious in the future.
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Old Nov 08, 2013, 06:45 AM
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Is there a dxf file available for the frame plates? Or maybe some other type of file that I can get converted to a dxf file?

Thanks,

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