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Posted by dogon1013 | Jun 25, 2007 @ 12:38 PM | 3,482 Views
I just created a nice little Google map with the places to fly (mostly) electric models in the central Florida area.

let me know if there is an error or you want a place added.

Posted by dogon1013 | Aug 19, 2006 @ 12:36 PM | 4,534 Views
#4 in the transmitter

After the wings broke Mid-air, doing a high-G loop, I thought it was toast. but the only thing I lost was the Pheonix-35 ESC. Wlee I fainally got a new one and it was re-maidened today.

It used to be powered differently ( ) , and it was fast, But Now I got a MUCH hotter motor in it and it is pulling 382 Watts
I am surpirsed that little double stack CD-rom motor can handle it.

GBX double stack, 7turn, 12mag, delta wind.
Pheonix 35 ESC
3S 2400mah 20C Polyquest
5*5 APC prop
21oz flying weight
9.77 Volts
39.1 Amps
382 Watts (290Watts/pound)
24,210 RPM
Apparently the prop tip speed is 360mph (0.46 Mach) so maybe I should go to 4S

No hand launching this baby, it has enough thrust and prop clearance to scoot along the grass and takeoff on it's own.
Posted by dogon1013 | Aug 15, 2006 @ 12:37 PM | 4,573 Views
Posted by dogon1013 | Apr 18, 2006 @ 07:21 PM | 5,065 Views
I've decided to use my weblog as....a log.
I will log my Fleet of flying machines as i get them flying, Click on the comments to see the other planes in my fleet.

GWS Tigermoth 400

#5 (in the Transmitter)
1660 polyquest 3s2p lipo
gobrushless doublestack cdrom motor
8*4 APC prop
GWS floats
AUW just under 22oz
Electron 6 reciever
CC Pheonix-10 ESC