Reaper
Last night I decided to revive my very first plane that had been hanging from the ceiling since it's final flight over two years ago. A brushless upgrade and shortening broken wings, a couple of servos and a 1000mAh battery and I hope she's ready to fly again. I know the prop angle should be slightly down and to the left, but I had to mount it straight. What flight characteristics can I expect? Will it torque roll bad? I had to shorten the wings about six inches. It used to have a brushed motor and a 6x5 prop. Now it has a 7x4 and a way more powerful 1450 brushless. If I hold it verticle and apply WOT, it will pull out of my hand. Think it will fly? Or did I just waste my whole evening?
A good landing is one you can walk away from... a great landing is one you can re-use the plane. My youtube channel:http://youtube.com/user/0269Reaper
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useless-thumbs
You tell us!
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fishwhisperer83
Pictures please. Other wise no one can really help
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squishy
we don't even know what airplane this is..
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Reaper
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we don't even know what airplane this is..
You are right. I should have been more concise.. It is the Accipiter Badius slop diver. Dave has a vid on it. Thats what prompted me to buy it. It's about the same size as the Wildhawk. My main concern is the angle of the motor. I mounted it straight. How bad could the torque roll be?
A good landing is one you can walk away from... a great landing is one you can re-use the plane. My youtube channel:http://youtube.com/user/0269Reaper
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squishy
If I remember correctly, because I know a guy who owns one, that airplane lacks ailerions right? If you do have an issue with torque roll you will be unable to counter it in the air and it will be uncontrollable. I would recommend adding a 3 degree down and to the right thrust angle...add some shims or washers under the screws, that seems to work well..
"Education is not about filling buckets; it is lighting fires." W.B. Yeats

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Reaper
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If I remember correctly, because I know a guy who owns one, that airplane lacks ailerions right? If you do have an issue with torque roll you will be unable to counter it in the air and it will be uncontrollable. I would recommend adding a 3 degree down and to the right thrust angle...add some shims or washers under the screws, that seems to work well..
Yeah, no ailerons...yet. Ok, I'll try that before I try to fly it.
A good landing is one you can walk away from... a great landing is one you can re-use the plane. My youtube channel:http://youtube.com/user/0269Reaper
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fishwhisperer83
Is it really that big? I think it's a bit smaller than the wild hawk
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Reaper
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Is it really that big? I think it's a bit smaller than the wild hawk
Nope, pretty much the same size. The wings are shorter now. I had to remove about six inches from the chord where they were broken.
A good landing is one you can walk away from... a great landing is one you can re-use the plane. My youtube channel:http://youtube.com/user/0269Reaper
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