"I'm not very familiar with this sort of design, but I'd call this a panicked reading of the data sheet.
No where does it "recommend" 12 v. I would say that 12V is mentioned because it's a common input voltage.
I would also expect "recommended…"
A couple of technical and personal delays are going to push out my Bixler's first flight, but I thought I'd share a couple of pictures.Mike Pursifull suggested increasing rudder area, which seems like a reasonable thing to do. I used a cardboard…
"I noticed the kite stores stock solid fiberglass spars. Has anyone tried this as a replacement?
I see some people claim non foam safe CA works with EPO. True of false?
I tried a bit of plain old superglue as a test and didn't notice any melting or…"
"The APC is in the mail. I was using the current prop as a placeholder.
I've also played with Gorilla glue after reading about epoxy concerns. I have non adhesive backed velcro on hand and nothing seems to work all that well to stick it to the…"
My Bixler is mostly assembled, but there are some odds and ends. I need to secure the ESC inside and figure out a good way to secure the wings. Mike Pursifull suggested using Command hooks and a rubber band. Any other ideas for that? I've heard…