This week I made improvements to the MTP2 and took it for some general flight maneuvers to get a better feel for its abilities, its turning into quite the platform! Don't forget, my end goal is to FPV and then drone this airplane to fly across the United States.
It's flight path was much more stable and direct, the control inputs were not as sensitive, and overall performance was improved.
I made the following improvements this week:
-Leveled (set to neutral) the ailerons and elevator
-Reduced the control surfaces themselves by 50%
-Redesigned the motor mount to allow for better landings
-Placed the motor closer to the center of drag (placed it on the top of the motor mount)
The belly landings are still destroying the motor mount due to the prop coming into contact with the ground during landing. I've ordered a folding prop in hopes that it will not sacrifice performance and allow belly landings without damaging the motor or airframe.