I'm pleased to report that after an initial successful flight at Easter I have my plane back in the air (helped by finding somewhere in London to fly it), this time with the full weight of the GoPro and corresponding ballast attached.
Its a stock EasyStar with added CF in the wing spars and up the tail to strengthen it, with the addition of APM2.5+3DR and a GoPro hung at the root of the port wing. To balance some lead shot is in the starboard wing towards…Continue
The next mod to my Easystar, a larger rudder made out of balsa and installed with dubro hinges.
There seemed to be 2 main ways to increase the performance of the rudder on the Easystar the first would be to just extend the length of the current rudder and the second would be to increase both the height and the…Continue
We mounted it screen-down, so the video would be upside-down. This is easily fixed in IMovie.
And here's the… Continue
2. Wrap the the location that… Continue
Added by Zach Lovering on April 20, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments
After the 1st test flight and seeing the plane wobble too much ive edited the code to make the following changes...