Hi, I would like to get into flying drones and i'm really excited I just don't know what to buy. Since I would like to have a FPV system and of course Ardupilot. I'm about to purchase the already…Continue
"Scott, When you thought about these posts before you post them as i'm sure you did were you thinking "how will this post help the forum"? All of your answers are argumentative, emotional and nonconstructive. He wasn't asking for…"
"Its a Home Lite 26cc engine. I got it as a hedge trimmer. It was on special only paid R555 including delivery ($50USD).
It's top heavy, being so high up on the glider. I'll just have to see how that affects…"
"That is a very impressive glider... what type is it ?
I have been looking at normal petrol engines as they are easily replaced and don't require special fuel. I plan to fly in remote countries, and obtaining nitro fuel is going to be a…"
"Hi Anton. Thanks for the video.
My 26cc petrol engine is awesome.
Originally I had a 220cm push fan on it but it was over heating and was causing vibration.
I put a 50cm wooden prop on and was testing it today. It doesn't cut out so I…"
"13.5x7 folder, have to check on the brushless motor, it is a loaner and i never checked the specs because it had adequate power and duration. Ardu says i am pulling <7 amps in high cruise at 27-30 mph so the duration with a 5800 pack makes sense…"
My 5mm to 10mm coupler arrived today. Seems to hold the two shafts together. I ran some more tests on the 2.74cc Nitro and unfortunately its still not performing how I would have wished.
It seems to only function at…"
What engine and propeller are you using to get 1 hour flight at your X8 ?? Could you please share link ?
I use a 11000mah 4s and is getting 1 hour as well, so your setup is much better!
"I am flying an X8 with 5800mah, 3 cell lipo and easily getting 1 hour flights will full autopilot and FPV gear. The complete weight, as flown, is 5 pounds, 6 ounces. This airframe would easily carry another 5800 pack, maybe 2 more. What i like is…"