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Dec 03, 2019, 04:35 PM
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just about todo same to mine, any more pics, how did you mount it?
PS. has anyone noticed that the the session mount and the runcam 3 mount does not put the camera in the correct place?
or is it just me?
Hi mate. Yeah i just used one of the included foam block mounts, I think it's for a runcam FPV camera, and a bit of hot glue to hold it in place. The camera board is again held in place with a dab of hot glue on the back of the foam mount. The whole assembly is removable, and the record buttons/SD card are easily accessible.

As mentioned, you need to remove a little bit of material from the plastic shroud (at the bottom of the hole) to get the FPV camera to fit in the middle hole.

Here's some photos, hopefully they help.
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Dec 16, 2019, 11:17 AM
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Talon GT Rebel in the best scenes


Best of 2019. Short wrap up. Fixed wing FPV feat. Sizzle Bird - Step Inside (3 min 23 sec)
Dec 16, 2019, 01:28 PM
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Wrong post
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Dec 20, 2019, 02:49 PM
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viper1,
thanks for taking the trouble to post the esc info - I needed it too!

Finally getting used to the idea that the big air damn up front isn't having any noticeable effect on flying... but it will scoop up junk on landing.

After flying (foolishly) with the tail support still stuck on the rear, (flew quite well with it on) the prop broke on landing. Only had a 7x6 on hand which worked but any favorite prop sizes yet? PaunFD likes the 8x6 it seems. 8x5s aren't readily available around my area...
Dec 20, 2019, 08:12 PM
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Admittedly i fly pretty heavy with a 5000mah but found the 8x6 drew more current than i wanted at a given speed. I've settled on 8x5, master air screw do a nice one. I chewed through a few of the stock props, luck of the draw on what they might hit when landing i guess.
Dec 20, 2019, 09:06 PM
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Thx, ordered some. Thought maybe a 9x4.5 ish also..

(wish this thread would move to the fpv section..)
Dec 21, 2019, 02:40 PM
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I ... like 8x6, because in my area wind is ... usually around 40 - 60kph, so the plane needs to fly at at least 80kph if i want it to go anywhere against such wind.

A 8x5 prop does draw 1 - 1,5Amp plus for flying at 80kph than 8x6 prop, but it is more efficient at speeds around 50 to 60kph. To me 50 - 60kph is no use ... my plane will not go anywhere.

For what is worth, in the future, i plan to change the stock 1300KV motor with a 1400Kv one or even 1500KV one and still keeping the 8x6 prop, for the very same reason: i need at least 80kph air-speed, power-plant draws under 10Amps for a reasonable range, and of course for a reasonable amount of flight time.

A 9x4,5 prop will generate way much thrust - which plane does not need for straight and level flight. If you want to make aerobatic stuns with it, than going for a 9x4,5 prop is a good idea.

Prop diameter vs pitch can be seen like .... torque vs horse-power on a vehicle ... A vehicle can have thousands of newton-meter torque and 50 horse-power, or can have lie 100 NM torque and 300HP ...
Of course there are some props more efficient then others for given task, and for speed and ... of course for thrust.
For this plane (and any plane), to sustain a given speed - in straight and level flight will require a certain amount of thrust - while the air will leave the prop-blades at some value of speed.
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Dec 24, 2019, 12:12 AM
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Thanks!

Converting the video to a Tarot vhf system as I think it can be trusted to go a longer distance.
Been a real solid flyer s far.


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