I'm about to start building my third X8 tomorrow (crashed due to a horrible gust on launch at 6.6kg all up). I notice a lot of peeps are managing to put the batteries in the middle of the fuselage. Just wondering how people have managed…"
Cheers for the experience. I'm actually going to try and brave a non-retracting setup. Not too bothered about drag for my use. Going to try an Alpha Wing "U" shaped main gear and a steerable noseleg at the front, with…"
I think you will need very long undercarriage legs if you choose to use a 16 inch prop. I use a 3 bladed prop to reduce its diameter, it helped reduce the undercarriage leg length.
I found the X8 tricky when it came to retracting…"
I've just finished my X8 with APM2.5, 3DR Telemetry and minimOSD. I've only tested the X8 in manual flight before installing the APM. I'm enjoying the experience and look forward to do some testing on my newest bird.
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