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Sep 02, 2010, 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by skypup
I just calculated that the 4 props on the 330x have a combined area of 200 square inches versus 598 square inches for a trex 450 heli. Seems funny that we can lift so much with such small area. Any theories?
Weight is much less on the Guai.. and you have 4 motors ripping holes in the air at an incredible rpm. Power to weight. Head speed on a Trex is about what, 1300 rpm? Prop speed on the Scorpion motors is a lot higher with a much higher pitched prop.
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Sep 02, 2010, 04:49 PM
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FPV search


Tahoe Ed: A while ago i lost my quad in a large field and couldnt find it, then my friend took up his heli with fpv gear, it took less than a minute to find it from the air when serching with his fpv gear...

My other friend recently lost his MK quad fully equiped with fpv, osd and go pro..

This video is an attempt to find his quad from the air using my 330x-s shoot this weekend, when filming its easy to scan thru and pause the video looking for objekts that could be the quad... And i had no interference from the powerlines what so ever, feldt really nice but was very nervous when starting...

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Sep 02, 2010, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Buzz
Weight is much less on the Guai.. and you have 4 motors ripping holes in the air at an incredible rpm. Power to weight. Head speed on a Trex is about what, 1300 rpm? Prop speed on the Scorpion motors is a lot higher with a much higher pitched prop.
I was thinking that way. It would be interesting to know thrust vs thrust.
Sep 02, 2010, 05:10 PM
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Originally Posted by studd
Tahoe Ed: A while ago i lost my quad in a large field and couldnt find it, then my friend took up his heli with fpv gear, it took less than a minute to find it from the air when serching with his fpv gear...

My other friend recently lost his MK quad fully equiped with fpv, osd and go pro..

This video is an attempt to find his quad from the air using my 330x-s shoot this weekend, when filming its easy to scan thru and pause the video looking for objekts that could be the quad... And i had no interference from the powerlines what so ever, feldt really nice but was very nervous when starting...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orwTKCYZojw

Wow.....that's a greaaaaaaattttt video! Sure would like to know what gear you're using?
Sep 02, 2010, 05:26 PM
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Studd do you want to come and help me find my quad? Just kidding. That was very nice flying and a great landing. Were you getting your video feed from the camera mounted on the top or did you have a second FPV camera? I had a FPV camera mounted low on a pan/tilt mount. If I would have grabbed the video glasses there is a possibility that I might have been able to guide my quad back to me. The person that had them on got a great ride until the end! I can understand your feeling nervous. You were up there! I will be back flying in a week and I will use my new Quad to find my old Quad. Thanks for the video and the encouragement. Did you find your friends MK?
Sep 02, 2010, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by skypup
I was thinking that way. It would be interesting to know thrust vs thrust.
I think the helicopter would lose that one.
Sep 02, 2010, 07:41 PM
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Studd

Is your APV system legal in the USA? Can it be bought in the USA?
Sep 02, 2010, 08:07 PM
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Guys

Got my 330x going with the FY 20A stabilizer system today and all I can say is wow. Hard pitch or roll maneuvers and she pops right back to upright and level. Don't go home without one. Happy camper.
Good to hear. I have a package waiting for me at the post office. I'm hoping it's my FY-20A. I have to wait until after work tomorrow to find out though.
Sep 02, 2010, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by studd
This video is an attempt to find his quad from the air using my 330x-s shoot this weekend, when filming its easy to scan thru and pause the video looking for objekts that could be the quad... And i had no interference from the powerlines what so ever, feldt really nice but was very nervous when starting...
Man, I don't think you could spot it from that altitude. Even the cattle (?) look like white dots in that field!
Sep 02, 2010, 09:33 PM
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Good to hear. I have a package waiting for me at the post office. I'm hoping it's my FY-20A. I have to wait until after work tomorrow to find out though.
Can't wait to hear what you think. Sure is neat.
Sep 02, 2010, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by studd
Tahoe Ed: A while ago i lost my quad in a large field and couldnt find it, then my friend took up his heli with fpv gear, it took less than a minute to find it from the air when serching with his fpv gear...

My other friend recently lost his MK quad fully equiped with fpv, osd and go pro..

This video is an attempt to find his quad from the air using my 330x-s shoot this weekend, when filming its easy to scan thru and pause the video looking for objekts that could be the quad... And i had no interference from the powerlines what so ever, feldt really nice but was very nervous when starting...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orwTKCYZojw
Great video, show us your set up. Thanks
Sep 02, 2010, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Greasetattoo
You guys using 72mghz,
how do you mount your antenna?

thanks...

Still trying to hover...
Works great sometimes and sometimes has a mind of its own!
Ran my Rx wire around frame of Quad, out most holes.
Sep 02, 2010, 11:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Tahoe Ed
Studd do you want to come and help me find my quad? Just kidding. That was very nice flying and a great landing. Were you getting your video feed from the camera mounted on the top or did you have a second FPV camera? I had a FPV camera mounted low on a pan/tilt mount. If I would have grabbed the video glasses there is a possibility that I might have been able to guide my quad back to me. The person that had them on got a great ride until the end! I can understand your feeling nervous. You were up there! I will be back flying in a week and I will use my new Quad to find my old Quad. Thanks for the video and the encouragement. Did you find your friends MK?
I have my go pro just taped to the top cover, Hobbykings 900mhz, 200mw with a sn 555 cam for fpv and a homemade vee antenna on the transmitter, home made moxon on the reciever and Fat shark glasses. And no we didnt find it yet, he did never se it go down cause he was flying in a fotball feild aming tha houses seen in the film when he lost orientation and the wind drove it away, and he had programmed his failsafe with a 3s pack and where flying with a 4s when he lost it so its possible it could have even rised flew further when failsafe kicked in... it maybe stucked in the trees somewhere and then its impossible to spot, he just have to wit for fall to lock in the trees...
Sep 02, 2010, 11:50 PM
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Originally Posted by vic20owner
Man, I don't think you could spot it from that altitude. Even the cattle (?) look like white dots in that field!
When i run the video on my 22" screen in fullsize and raw video out of the camera things are a lot bigger then dots... So if it where in the fields we could have spot it.
Sep 03, 2010, 02:56 AM
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Does the kit come with bat charger? Im buying from Flying-hobby.com. if not, could you recommend me a cheap one?

thanks. Lasse


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