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by paulrcer1515
Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:11 am
Forum: Der Flugel
Topic: Motors that will work with Der Flugel
Replies: 0
Views: 237

Motors that will work with Der Flugel

I have a recently liberated 3,000 KV motor from a Horizon Hobby UMX F-27 wing. Prop 3.37 x 3.75. 450 3 cell LiPo - will this be enough to power the Der Flugel for moderate funfly/loops etc...???
by paulrcer1515
Sun Jul 04, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Wee Papillon
Topic: wing dihedral
Replies: 6
Views: 2683

Re: wing dihedral

Maiden flight... success!

With weight in nose, 5 1/4 oz. A heavy weight. Not a floater. But fun and satisfying. Big difference from the UMX controlled flight modes and lightweight foam construction.
by paulrcer1515
Sat Jul 03, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Wee Papillon
Topic: wing dihedral
Replies: 6
Views: 2683

Re: wing dihedral

After removing all my soldering of motor connections and re-soldering with new 2mm banana plugs... same problem. I threw the motor away and re-ordered from Banggood a 4000K motor.

Pics of completed project below:
P1000310.jpg
by paulrcer1515
Tue Jun 22, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Wee Papillon
Topic: wing dihedral
Replies: 6
Views: 2683

Re: wing dihedral

Thank you for the feedback. I have progressed to the point of mounting the TD .10 motor mount and installing the electronics. Unfortunately, the motor did not run properly. I reset the speed control to factory conditions. But the motor was still balky. When it did run, it ran hot. So hot it melted t...
by paulrcer1515
Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Hi - building a Wee Papillion beta - got a question...
Replies: 1
Views: 1195

Hi - building a Wee Papillion beta - got a question...

I have posted info on the We Papillion thread. If you have experience building this beta, please take a look and leave comment.

Thanks.

Paul
by paulrcer1515
Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Wee Papillon
Topic: wing dihedral
Replies: 6
Views: 2683

wing dihedral

Please see images: Wing Papillon.jpeg Is the wing dihedral shown reasonable? It measures 14-15 degrees from the table to the bottom of the trailing edge. Most of my experience has been with RC craft having wings with very little dihedral. So, this wing of the Wee Papillion seems extreme. Please advi...