Thread Tools
This thread is privately moderated by typicalaimster, who may elect to delete unwanted replies.
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Jan 27, 2014, 06:13 PM
Registered User
Thank you
Jan 27, 2014, 06:20 PM
Registered User
Is there a good place to put the GPS/magnetometer on the 2014 SW?
Jan 27, 2014, 08:23 PM
Registered User
typicalaimster's Avatar
I haven't got that far yet.. If it was me I'd say cut out that center wing holder part and flush mount the GPS there. Then put your ESC/Autopilot down in the main bay. Your RC/RX out on the boom with a PPM cable coming back in.. Then your VTX up front with the pod.
Jan 27, 2014, 09:39 PM
Registered User
My camera is a cellular type, does not use a VTX per-say it uses a modem and a regular cell phone antenna. Ties right into the APM GCS.
Only one problem so far, It has not been delivered yet.

http://www.skydrone.aero/fpv
Last edited by qbert55ca; Jan 27, 2014 at 09:52 PM.
Jan 28, 2014, 03:25 AM
Registered User
I'm leaning towards the Skywalker but which version, the 2013 or the 2014 model.

If I go that way, I would be looking a landing gear. Because the prop is up out of the way I would just go with a simple axle and two wheels something like the Penguin. What is the width of the SW?
Jan 28, 2014, 09:14 PM
Registered User
typicalaimster's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by qbert55ca
I'm leaning towards the Skywalker but which version, the 2013 or the 2014 model.
I'd go with the 2013 model. The 2014 doesn't bolt on and the 3 part wing just complicated the mess. I'd have to measure the Skywalker to find out the width.
Jan 28, 2014, 11:13 PM
Registered User
The 2013 version at FPV model looks to be held on by rubber bands or am I missing something?

Quote:
Originally Posted by typicalaimster
I'd go with the 2013 model. The 2014 doesn't bolt on and the 3 part wing just complicated the mess. I'd have to measure the Skywalker to find out the width.
Jan 29, 2014, 09:05 AM
Registered User
typicalaimster's Avatar
All skywalkers use rubber bands to hold the wing on. Even the 2014.
Jan 29, 2014, 05:38 PM
Registered User
What's your thoughts on using the X7 for mt project, Yes it does not have a rudder but that is because it is a wing, any other concerns...?

Thanks

Quote:
Originally Posted by typicalaimster
All skywalkers use rubber bands to hold the wing on. Even the 2014.
Jan 29, 2014, 05:42 PM
Registered User
typicalaimster's Avatar
The X7 takes a beating. That's for sure. I'd still be flying it had the hatch not flown off and became confetti.
Apr 08, 2014, 10:49 AM
Registered User
xmimx's Avatar
Hello,


typicalaimster:
You seem to fly with all the models I'm considering to buy.

What is in your opinion the one I should absolutely get... my preference goes for the moment to the Sky Hunter 2014 or the Talon.

Also saw that RMRC presented their Anaconda... which looks real bad ass...

Just can't decide...
Apr 08, 2014, 11:11 PM
Registered User
typicalaimster's Avatar
There is no difference between the Skyhunter 2014 and the Skyhunter from what everyone is saying. I'm personally torn between the Skyhunter and Talon. The Skyhunter is sporter and breaks down for transport.

I fully plan on getting the Anaconda!
Apr 09, 2014, 12:40 AM
Registered User
xmimx's Avatar
There is on more in my list...the X7.

Really difficult to decide.

Thread Tools