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FPV Wing - Modified Versa Wing

#1
G'day from Australia! :D

I've got an article in the waiting on the FT main site and you can see the full build on my own site at www.red20rc.org but I just wanted to share a quick image of my latest project...

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It's a bit of a hybrid, taking the basic concept of the Versa Wing, extending the wings a little and then adding a recessed bay in the center like a Zephyr. All made from foam board of course!

Gear is OrangeRX 2.4ghz for the radio and FatShark AttitudeSD 5.8ghz/GoPro Hero3 for the vision. The power comes from a Turnigy NanoTech 2200 3-cell with a Turnigy 28mm inrunner on a 9x4 prop.

The only thing that will probably change before I put the goggles on for the first time are the FPV antennae - these will be replaced with circular tuned types (but they are still in the post!).

Hopefully I'll be able to get some video up soon.

Cheers,
Mike
 
#3
Looks great!
Let us know how it flies

I built something similar a few weeks ago and it is super stable in the air. Eventually when I buy FPV gear this will be my go to FPV ship.
It started out as a pusher but then had to convert it to a tractor to balance it out. I will put 2 1800mah 3s batteries in parallel on the nose to help balance it out as a pusher.

What is your motor prop esc setup?

I am using a park 450 with a 9x6 prop and a 40A hobbyking blueseries ESC. It will fly forever at 1/4 throttle and crazy vertical full out.

The first pic compares it to the original versa wing

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#4
I think I commented on your article Alex. That's a sweet looking wing.
The motor on mine is whatever I found lying around in this case it was a Turnigy 2858-2200 inrunner on a 9x4 prop. My biggest problem is that it's a fixed prop. Next time I stick an order in to HK I'll probably pick up a Park 480 and folding prop for it.

I think I have a pic somewhere of mine next to a standard Versa Wing - hang on...

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