The new Condor Skywalker 1880 is now ready for sale at FPVflying.com.

The Condor skywalker is made out of nice black EPO foam just like the black X8 wing.

The new wing design is made for better performance.

More payload - longer flying time.

Here are some pictures to see the difference between the Skywalker: 168, 1900 and the Condor 1880.

See more about the new Condor Skywalker 1880 UAV platform.

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Comment by Ellison Chan on June 5, 2012 at 5:00pm

The alabatross has the largest wing span of all birds.  I wonder why no one ever calls their plane Albatross? ;-)

Comment by Rana on June 5, 2012 at 5:27pm

Excellent Arashi !

Comment by Carl La France on June 5, 2012 at 5:37pm

Looks good will you be able to see it at dusk?

Comment by Whooper on June 5, 2012 at 6:09pm

Apart from colour are there any differences in properties between white and black EPO?

Comment by Rigel on June 6, 2012 at 1:56am

It's really too bad the manufacturer has gone to a single stiffening rod as opposed to the original two on the earlier Skywalkers.  I'm up to my 3rd Skywalker and the single rod wings are getting loose very quickly at the wing root.


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Comment by Alan Sanchez on June 11, 2012 at 12:27pm

Just got mine today! Aside from a few dents on the wings and an exploded epoxy container everything looks great. Cant wait to put it together, will probably have to wait until after sparkfun avc. 

Comment by João Fonseca on July 16, 2012 at 3:38am

Any comment regarding condor 1880 vs skywalker 1900?

Comment by Austin Laws on September 1, 2012 at 5:09am

Great model and loads of room for radios and batteries and other FPV stuff. looking forward to getting this one in the sky!


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Comment by Graham Dyer on November 25, 2013 at 10:50pm

I found this image when researching wing tip planforms and tip stalling from a book called "General Aviation Aircraft Design: Applied Methods and Procedures
By Snorri Gudmundsson". It shows stall progression on 3 different wing planforms.

An 1880 Condor that I'm flying will tip stall quite aggressively when flown too slow and I'm trying to figure out if a wing tip planform change would negate or minimise this tip stalling tendency?

It seems that the tip used on the 1880 reduces induced drag but could it be at the risk of an increased tendency to tip stall?


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Comment by Gary Mortimer on November 25, 2013 at 11:40pm

Weight reduction will work better than changing the wing in the short term.

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