Wheels and Landing Gear:
Useful Completion information
for this model:
About 1,800 grams, with 4S1P 2240mah battery
48grams/dmē - very light!
- Designed primarily for electric power:
- Hardware setup: Turborix 833kv, 1000watt Outrunner brushless motor with
13" x 8" medium blade using a 4S1P 2240mah battery. This battery can
produce only 500 watts of power so the motor is a little wasted. It never gets
- 60amp EMax controller.
- No extra weight was added to achieve
the required COG!
Spektrum DX7 transmitter with AR7000 receiver (full range) with 4 Hitec HS81 servos. Ailerons are independently controlled allowing for Flaperon setup.
Initial flights indicate a strong pull to the right when flaps are deployed.
The supplied wheels are replaced with much larger, 67mm or 2.5 inch, wheels.
The landing gear is replaced with home made, stronger 3mm aluminium legs. A
plate spanning internally across the leg mounting points is added to reduce
flex of the legs on the rough runway.
COG: The nominated 75/80mm back from the front of the wing root resulted in
some wild dives so the COG was moved back to about 90mm and that flies really
- Elevator - 30mm each way.
- Rudder - 67mm each way.
- Ailerons - 30mm each way.
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