I came about this plane from a game I played and wanted to build it a while ago, but decided to wait since I was still a newbie at and designing. After building a few ft designs and making my own, I decided to give it a try.
I looked around and found a thread on rc groups about it and saw a few builds as well as a set of balsa plans. I scaled it down to a 4 ft wingspan.
Here's a few pics from the build:
holds a swappable power pod I designed originally for a tigercat
Wing test fit
I left the escs in nacelles and made adapters for the battery from deans to those automotive bullet connectors. Now if I build another twin I don't have to make an esc longer or buy battery connectors online.
Whirlwind along with my Irish Air Corps Spitfire.
2x30 amp kms esc
2x Tower Hobbies 30-35-1000 Brushless Aircraft Motor
3700 maH 3s zippy lipo
set of hobbyking albatross 10x8 3 blade props
I was surprised how well it flew. It needed some up trim. It didn't seem to have enough elevator throw so their were a few close passes until I switched to high rates. The 3700mah was a little to big so I had to ad 3 AA batteries in the tail. Still need some finishing touches such as canopy, paint job, and fuselage nose Unfortunately no plans I just measured and cut. I will try to figure out and post the maiden video soon.
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