"I did. And it failed brutally. I had a parameter wrong in the APM that caused the throttle to be only about 50% or 60% of what it needed. So it could not get airborne with a hand launch. Once I fixed that, I had already removed an excess of weight…"
"For the first couple of flights I am going to be landing in some pretty mild field. So the landing gear should hold up. I am eventually going to cover the landing gear in some sort of foam around the sides so it can take the brunt of the landing if…"
"Thanks! It might be about a week or so before the maiden as the weather went from mid 50's down to 20's again, too cold! lol. I have a really sweet non congested spot for flying. I am not an expert flyer and have been training on a Apprentice 15e.…"
"Anyone using CHDK with a camera yet? I am thinking of picking up a Cannon S160IS when black Friday comes up for $79! This plane is going to be so heavy. Haven't been able to do as much as I wanted with it yet due to life. I need to repair my crappy…"
"New tray and other goodies installed. This is just a foam try with black tape. Final versions will be carbon or balsa. Something light weight. I want to make it so I can also snap 2 5000mah hour batteries in a final tray as well."
"The group is steadily growing! We now have 12 members. I need to upload some photos and do some test flights but I am pretty busy with work and college at the moment, so for the rest of you, show us what you got!"