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So my buddy Rubben is building these wings see, two sizes so far but he hasn't made many of them because they are so labor intensive. This one is the larger size (48") and it's called the Juggernaut, he even put a fancy sticker on it like I bought it from some kind of underground FPV custom wing maker. Oh wait...he is. He customized the frame around my Contour HD camera which lies flush with the top of the wing and keeps the whole package super smooth. It was delivered to me ready to fly and already tested.

It came with a little HK 2200kv 300watt motor, perfect for spinning the 6x4 prop and it flew great. It topped out at around 80mph without FPV gear and it could glide really well and just sit still in a strong headwind. Speaking of wind, it handles wind super well. It has a really fat airfoil, perfect for hiding my fat 4 cell batteries, a metal motor mount and strong fins. The hobbyking 50amp ESC and two Hextronic MG14's rounded out the PNP package I purchased. If you want more info about getting one yourself email: [EMAIL]rjclone@yahoo.com[/EMAIL]

Now, every good airplane deserves the squishy treatment. If it comes through my shop it's either gonna floss the sky or crash and burn, I thought I would help my buddy Rubben out and really test this Juggernaut out. So, 1st things 1st, I took off the motor and put on a bigger one, a much bigger one. I pulled the motor off my big 4 cell overpowered Skywalker, and I put it on a slick 48" wing. All the electronics like the FPV gear were just moved over and I put in a Skylark OSD to use with my AAT tracker. Here's the current specs:

9x6 prop
RCTimer BC3536/6
50amp HK ESC
6600mah 4 cell (x2 3300mah 4 cell batteries)
hextronic mg14
5a BEC
Dragonlink RX

12v regulator
12v PC filter
Skylark Tiny OSD
Skylark aat module
Sony 600wdr camera
Contour HD
400mw 5.8ghz w/ CW SPW

I thought this video may deserve it's own thread, I couldn't believe the hits it received overnight. Anyway, here's my latest.

"Education is not about filling buckets; it is lighting fires." W.B. Yeats

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gm3
very cooolll
aaaaaannnnnd there's the tree
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LukeWarm
You'd be surprised at how much friction a tail adds to a plane, wings are faster.
Cool video Squishy.
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squishy
They also don't slow down quickly at all, I am still getting use to it...
"Education is not about filling buckets; it is lighting fires." W.B. Yeats

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LukeWarm
And they slide ground-ward when they are banked hard, I completely agree, they are weird to fly.
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whatmovesyou
Another way to spend money!!!
Real cool, after you get a handle on it, would love for you to do the BLUE ANGLES stuff and fly upside down (racetrack pattern) to actually see what it looks like?(at a comfortable height)

Want some fun, have you ever tried a flight SIM(view inside of cockpit) where you take off, roll it upside down and fly( nice low fast pass across the runway) and land(crash) on runway?
I like to design and fly unique planes.
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squishy
I haven't gotten to the inverted just yet but I did but some time in with her this weekend and I am getting a little more confident.

"Education is not about filling buckets; it is lighting fires." W.B. Yeats

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