The electronics has arrived!
- Motor: Topwerpro 2409-12T
- ESC: Towerpro 18A
- Battery: 2s1000mAh 25-35C Loong-Max to start with
- Prop: 8*4 slowfly GWS
Break away motor-mount.
Hinge for the hatch.
Rare earth magnet for holding the latch.
One is strong enough to lift the whole plane!
A servo in place.
The two other servos in place.
Pushrod for the tail rudder done.
I use ball-links from an old T-Rex kit to make my pushrods.
3mm carbon tube with ball-links
Futaba 2.4GHz FASST Receiver mounted.
Speed-controler in place.
“Training wheel wings” glued on.
I used some clear hard plastic to protect the bottom of the spons.
Out in the snow.
Initially the plan was just to test-drive it around on the ground because the wife had the car so I couldn’t get to a field.
I walked to the nearest place that I could find with some flat ground and plugged in the battery.
The Hydro handles well on the snow but after a while my fingers got a little to itchy…
I thought that I would take of for just a short bit and land it directly, a little jump with other words.
Well this is how it ended:
Can you spot it?
Nothing serious, a few minutes of love and glue and she will be in the air again.