Successful Maiden Flight of my Modular Testing Platform III


Successfully maiden'd the third version of my Modular Testing Platform. My eventual goal is to scratch build an airplane that carry and utilize FPV and UAV components, but I wanted to start small and basic first.


Overall it flew well, had plenty of power, and wasn't as "pitchy" as the last MTP, however I'm going to have to strengthen my motor mount or have some other total new solution to landing (different method, prop location, etc.) I may start relying more on my Easy Star which has well over 100 flights with zero crashes while I figure out this scratch building thing....

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Comment by Richard Unwin on October 1, 2011 at 12:28pm
Hi, great effort, for protection of the motor have a look at what the gliders do, thatsput the motor inside the fuse, also loosen the hinges on the prop a little, which will make sure they fold back easily,

Comment by Gary Mortimer on October 1, 2011 at 1:28pm

Well done Trent, love the progression.

Comment by Gerard Valade on October 2, 2011 at 2:27pm

Fly well and a great build

Comment by Trent at MyGeekShow on October 2, 2011 at 5:55pm

Thank you all for the encouragement! Richard makes good points, motor protection/placement and folding prop hinges... I think I need to set the ESC brake as well...


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