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Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:21 pm by Andyedmead

Good evening last night, perfect conditions.

Had a maiden flight with radjet 800 thanks to help off Mark and Andy would never of got it in the air on my own.

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Rich on Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:04 pm

yes Oggie, I know what FPV stands for, it was because you can't fly properly so I have a chance, you can't qualify so I win or at least finish better than you Very Happy

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Post by Odoubleg on Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:18 pm

I can fly planes Los just not done it in a while
Also Brian I'll let u try Fpv my mini quad then we will see how simple it is hehe

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Brian Colclough on Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:39 pm

Thanks I'd rather stick cocktail sticks in my eyes Idea

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:54 pm

That a no then lol

I did wonder about trying a cc3d on a wing last year but never got roumd to it. Have you done it before Og? Stability seems wrong on a wing or plane. Although saying that i do fancy trying a graup er 3g rx at some point

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Post by Odoubleg on Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:12 pm

No mate not tried it before but think I might just leave it for now to keep it simple
Is that rx the one that can do quads instead of a flight controller?

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Andy Sayle on Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:39 pm

I say crack on Oggie. If you want a cc3d on yours, I don't mind. The only rule is that we stick to 18xx motors, and 5 inch dia props max.

I'm not going to fit one on mine, No room. Plus I've run out of carpet glue for sticking stuff down with.

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:55 pm

Yes it is Oggi

Have you also ran out of the 2 tubes of proper glue o gave u Andy

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Andy Sayle on Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:57 pm

I don't like it. It doesn't make my eyes go funny when I use it, and it dries so you can't see it. Carpet glue smells muuuuuch stronger, and dries like a snot trail....


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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Tim on Sun Feb 07, 2016 11:20 pm

Andy Sayle wrote:Fantastic.  How abut a combined cam and vtx pod for mounting to the LE of the wing then?

That sounds a great idea.

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Odoubleg on Mon Feb 08, 2016 9:44 pm

what auw is everyone who's built already getting ? About to weigh mine now
Specs so far
Dys 1806 2300kv motor
Lumenier 12a nfet esc
Frsky d4r rx
Lumenier 200mw raceband vtx
Fatshark pilot hd v2 camera ( stripped out of case)
Zippy compact 850mah 3s
Stripped spironet cp vtx antenna
Prop???? Need try a few


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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Rich on Mon Feb 08, 2016 9:47 pm

200 grammes

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Post by Odoubleg on Mon Feb 08, 2016 9:59 pm

potatoes mines 266grams

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Rich on Tue Feb 09, 2016 7:29 am

only joking 230, what have you put a concealed lump of lead in yours Oggy

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Andy Sayle on Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:26 am

I've not weighed mine. It feels lardy. It has a CG though, so it shall fly. I would have maidened it in the car park on sunday if I hadn't left the pushrod clamp screws ony workbench....

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Odoubleg on Tue Feb 09, 2016 11:52 am

Guess hot glue is not the lightest of things

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Rich on Tue Feb 09, 2016 6:51 pm

I used hot glue on mine

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by andy-kaz on Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:34 pm

think I may have messed up on the battery purchase... I got 800's but only when they arrived did I see they were 40-50c discharge... would the ESC handle that?????????
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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Rich on Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:43 pm

yes, its the battery that's "C" rated not the esc, the esc can deliver what it says in the specs, if you put the wrong motor/prop combination on and draw more amps than the esc can deliver then the esc will fail

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Tim on Fri Feb 12, 2016 7:34 pm

Andy - Rich is completely wrong - those batteries will fry your esc and motor in the hornet.
Your only option is to dispose of them safely and legitimately- I'll take em off your hands - no charge.

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Post by Rich on Sat Feb 13, 2016 8:08 am

Very Happy

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by andy-kaz on Sun Feb 14, 2016 9:13 pm

I'm sure you would mr Timothy. I've mulled it over and I thinks it's a no mate. Very Happy
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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Andy Sayle on Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:25 pm

Maidened my wing today in the underground. Went well, cg at the manual position is about right you need more throw than I expected, which would suggest the cg can go back a bit. Plenty of power, and surprisingly robust.

I turns out there isn't enough room to fly it in the underground.. they are going to be a eight laugh outdoors though. Probably a case of peg the throttle wide open, and try not to hit anything!

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Peter Squire on Sun Feb 21, 2016 9:23 pm

What glue has everyone used on the carbon spars?

I've put the spars in place an then used hot glue but im not to impressed with it
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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Andy Sayle on Sun Feb 21, 2016 9:29 pm

Carpet glue. and them some foaming pu glue, because the carpet glue was far too tidy to be in keeping with the rest of the build...

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Re: FPV Wing Racing!

Post by Rich on Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:22 am

hot glue, it's only 200grammes

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