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Pumpkin drop event

'SPIT' roasted FB

chris398mx

Well-known member
Well I am finally ready for the Maiden...... weather does not look good for tomorrow, so I don't know if I will get it in or not. :(

I added a Magnetic battery hatch to go with my Flite Test Radial Power Pack C and 4S battery.

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Does anyone know if magnets interfere with the receiver reception?

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Here it is with landing gear.... If it survives the maiden, I will paint and add some details.

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kilroy07

Well-known member
Well I am finally ready for the Maiden...... weather does not look good for tomorrow, so I don't know if I will get it in or not. :(

I added a Magnetic battery hatch to go with my Flite Test Radial Power Pack C and 4S battery.

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Does anyone know if magnets interfere with the receiver reception?

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Here it is with landing gear.... If it survives the maiden, I will paint and add some details.

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That’s a SOLID build, great job. Now let’s see her fly!

Magnets shouldn’t be an issue, just metal (inc wire bundles), carbon fiber and the like.

Really nice hatch design btw, much better than my hack job!
 

mayan

Well-known member
A Promise is a promise, sorry it took some time but I really wanted to maiden V1 of the Howard DGA-6 that I am designing for FTFC20 today, which I did :). A while ago I made a decision that every plane I build and maiden I take a picture of it at the field before it's maiden, here is that picture :).

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The plane flew great right off the bat after the decoration job it got, so that was good. Flew it high and low doing slow passes by, things went great although the maiden ended with a big crash that seemed much worse than it actually was. At the field it seemed like the crash striped almost all the servos, and bent the motor shaft making the motor not work but after a quick check at home this morning before going to the field it seems like no damage was done at all :). I'll still have to do a better check on it to be sure everything is working fine, maybe I'll get to it tonight, because I also want to try and evaluate the damage done on the crash that the Howard DGA-6 had today :(.

Here is the video of the maiden :).


EDIT: wrong video linked, correct video will be available soon in this post.
 
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CarolineTyler

Well-known member
A Promise is a promise, sorry it took some time but I really wanted to maiden V1 of the Howard DGA-6 that I am designing for FTFC20 today, which I did :). A while ago I made a decision that every plane I build and maiden I take a picture of it at the field before it's maiden, here is that picture :).

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The plane flew great right off the bat after the decoration job it got, so that was good. Flew it high and low doing slow passes by, things went great although the maiden ended with a big crash that seemed much worse than it actually was. At the field it seemed like the crash striped almost all the servos, and bent the motor shaft making the motor not work but after a quick check at home this morning before going to the field it seems like no damage was done at all :). I'll still have to do a better check on it to be sure everything is working fine, maybe I'll get to it tonight, because I also want to try and evaluate the damage done on the crash that the Howard DGA-6 had today :(.

Here is the video of the maiden :).

I see no Spitfire, was it owned by Wonder Woman ;)