Hugues's Blog – February 2017 Archive (2)

XUAV Clouds Build - Part2: Motor-prop-battery combo thrust test

XUAV Clouds build part 2 :

Clouds is a twin motor UAV. Total weight with full payload could get as high as 4Kg.

For an easy hand or catapult launch, a 1:1 weight/power ratio would be more than enough.

This means using two motors producing each a maximum thrust in the 1.8-2Kg range.

So what motor, propellers, battery voltage…

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Added by Hugues on February 12, 2017 at 8:13am — 2 Comments

XUAV Clouds build part1 : Wings

"XUAV Clouds" is the latest FPV/Survey platform from XUAV. I suppose XUAV wants to capitalize on the legendary success of their V-tail Talon model and at the same time compete in the twin motor category against the popular "MFD MyTwinDream" fpv plane.

Its wing span is 1880 mm (vs 1700 on the Talon without wing extensions, or 2000mm…

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Added by Hugues on February 5, 2017 at 8:56am — 7 Comments

Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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