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Old Feb 11, 2012, 02:34 AM
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Pilot RC Decathlon 30% 122` Build


Hi Guys,

Here is a very cool plane that my buddy built with my help and I think its going to be a real power house - Should hover nicely when I maiden her in a few weeks for him.

Set up is: Pilot RC Decathlon 30% ( 50-60cc gas )
Motor - Rimfire 65cc Brushless
Castle Creation 160 ESC
Savox servox - run directly off a 2s 7.4v Lipo
No B.E.C needed.

More to come in a few week when its finished.
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Old Feb 11, 2012, 06:15 AM
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That's a very good looking model mate. Well done!
Old Feb 12, 2012, 01:36 AM
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Thanks mate
Old Feb 12, 2012, 01:20 PM
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Great looking plane.
What batteries to drive it?
Do you have an estimate for the final weight?
Old Feb 12, 2012, 02:10 PM
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Not sure a plane like that will do 3D. The control surfaces may not be enough even if you have sufficient power to hover. I'll watch to see your report. Beautiful plane!
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Old Feb 12, 2012, 04:40 PM
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Well, it should hover and torque roll just fine. The prototype on a da 50 has no problems doing this and we have more power so the numbers suggest so however this is not build for 3d more just a loverly gentle aerobat and a glider tug too !
Running 12s 5000 40c packs on 24x12 prop

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Old Feb 12, 2012, 04:42 PM
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Great looking plane.
What batteries to drive it?
Do you have an estimate for the final weight?
Not sure yet Geoff as plan a weight and balance next week but should come out about the same as the da60 powered ones I hope.
Old Feb 13, 2012, 04:51 AM
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Please keep us posted, and if possible, some pics or video of the maiden would be nice.
Old Feb 13, 2012, 04:43 PM
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Old Feb 14, 2012, 08:52 AM
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That looks great! I'm looking at maybe getting one of these. Can't wait to see your flight report on the electric setup. I'd probably go gas though.



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Old Feb 14, 2012, 06:26 PM
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It sure makes a fantastic electric but this one is completly over powered -a Rimfire 50 would still be a very good set up. This should be crazy fun.
Old Feb 16, 2012, 10:31 PM
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Video Please!!!
beautiful plane can't wait to see more
Old Dec 14, 2012, 05:38 PM
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Gas servo ?


Hi

can someone tell me. where has he mounted the gas servo ???

please photos if possible
Old Dec 14, 2012, 08:08 PM
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Hi

can someone tell me. where has he mounted the gas servo ???

please photos if possible
I have no need for a Gas servo as this is electric !


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