New fiberglass UAV airframe coming to HobbyKing

No product listing yet, but will be on later this week according to HobbyKing. Will be intersting to compare with the EPP foam one that I just got (see below), which seems perfect. Smaller than a Skywalker, but still plenty of room for UAV gear. The fuselage is a bit thin, but it fits APM perfectly!

Some more pics of the new fiberglass one:


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Comment by Sandro Benigno on January 11, 2011 at 3:57am
Chris, those fiberglass planes, are they crash resistant?
I mean a reasonable factor, like good quality EPPs.
They are so neatly finished. However they seems to be fragile.
Comment by Daniel Gru on January 11, 2011 at 4:27am

Chris, please please please make an extensive revue of the EPP FPV Plane from HK. I am very interested in that one for bash-around and testing reasons.


Comment by Andrew Van Der Plaats on January 11, 2011 at 4:44am


For one reviewer's take on the foam version check out these clips;





Comment by James on January 11, 2011 at 6:46am
That's a tidy looking plane, and it certainly looks like it has a lot of spare space in it for extra hardware. Do they have a price up yet? Will it be available in the EU, or just the UK?

Comment by Sandro Benigno on January 11, 2011 at 8:13am

Thanks by the info, Johan! ;)

Looks like your PC is kidding you again.

Comment by Martint on January 11, 2011 at 8:38am
I thought Johann just got a little over excited :)
Comment by Russkel on January 11, 2011 at 5:05pm did/is doing a review on the EPP FPV Plane from HK. Check his youtube channel.

Comment by Rory Paul on January 11, 2011 at 5:51pm
I my experience fiberglass airframes all have a weak point that breaks. I will bet you a beer that this will break where the tail joins the body. I like this airframe but the first thing I would do is run carbon fiber table along the entire length along the bottom of the airframe and then around all the hatches
Comment by John Burgos on January 16, 2011 at 12:26pm
fiberglas looks the perfec solution for a projet i has, i will post some pictures later


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