|Jan 18, 2004, 09:59 AM|
Giant Size 3-D Camera Plane
What do think of a giant size AP plane. Well last summer I built a giant size 3D airplane and it has room in the battery dept to put my Optio S Just think I could take pictures when I hover at inches above the ground or rocket up to 10000 ft in seconds even take pictures inverted. Want a straight down shot just do a knife edge. Just thinking you know those long cold Minnesota winters. Current weather - 5 degrees F and 15 MPH winds gusting to 25 MPH
|Jan 18, 2004, 12:54 PM|
Joined Jul 2002
Nice plane !!! What kit/model is it ?? It's a nice 69~71 degrees here in Phoenix AZ. Still gets a little chilly during the nights in the 40's~50's.
So what is your secret to seeing your plane at 10000 ft as you stated
|Jan 18, 2004, 04:26 PM|
I scratch built it one stick at a time. Had no plans just built it.
I can see it at 10000 ft from a 8000 ft hill. ( I hope )
|Jan 18, 2004, 05:43 PM|
Who says you can't have it all?
What power system are you using?
Impressive bit of work. Those long
cold winters are good for something!
|Jan 18, 2004, 05:50 PM|
Wow nice scratch you have there! Reminds me of the Airwave Sukhoi 3D a friend of mine flies with a B20-15L on 3S1P TP2100.
The plane does a great elevator manuever as well as a true upright flat spin so it should be no problem orientating the plane for a shot in a confined area.
Curious, what are those two large cutouts on the upper fuse for?
|Jan 18, 2004, 06:12 PM|
Here is it next to my Airwave Sukhoi.
The slots you see are hand holes thay are used to carry it and to
hand launch also I found out thay work good to catch it when you are hovering in front of you.
Motor is Hacker B40-8 4.4-1
|Jan 18, 2004, 07:07 PM|
Here the specs
Power to wt. is 1.47 to one
3" thick symmetrical airfoil
1536 sq in
Wing loading 7 oz
Each Ailerons is 5" wide x 29" long
Hacker B-40-8L 4.4-1
10 sanyo 2600 NIMH Cells
4 LB 12 OZ Flying
14X7 APC or 16x4
HITEC 555 recever
4 HITEC HS-81
Hacker 70 AMP opto speed controller
Nelson lite film covering Red/yellow/silver
And a look inside her.
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