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Author Topic: G44 Widgeon  (Read 209 times)

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Offline Oscar

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Re: G44 Widgeon
« Reply #15 on: June 28, 2020, 10:54:44 pm »
I took it out for maiden today.  Wind was 18 to 27km/h N/W.  Most pilot will not take for maiden in this condition.  This is certainly the time to test out the flight characteristic.  I have flown in other extreme condition (remember those gusty wind student nights?) This will truly test the Aura5.

For the maiden flight, I am going to use a 3S2200mah.  With CG at 63mm, the battery sits all the way back with a nose drop a bit (insurance for this wind condition).  I do have the Aura5 gyro enabled. 

Flight time is 12 1/2 mins and came down to 3.75mah/cell.  The Differential thrust is used for taxiing only.  It was turn off during flight.  DR/Expo A 70/30
E 50/25 R 70/20.

With 3 click up elevator and there she goes.



« Last Edit: June 28, 2020, 10:59:51 pm by Oscar »

Offline bweaver

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Re: G44 Widgeon
« Reply #16 on: June 29, 2020, 07:38:55 am »
Great!  Looks like a very stable plane considering the conditions. 

A real nice runway dance at the end of the video.  :)

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Re: G44 Widgeon
« Reply #17 on: June 30, 2020, 11:28:48 am »
OOOHH YAHHHH
very nice flight
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