Designed especially for FPV (First Person View) camera flight! This is a true FPV plane thats easy to build and comes packed with common sense FPV must-haves such as rear mounted servos for the elevator and rudder to help counter balance the additional radio gear, rear servos can also be moved up and down the tail's Carbon Fiber shaft to adjust CG. The narrow fuselage helps glide rates for longer flight times and yet it still has a large area for and aft of the CG to move the battery for better balancing when using heavy camera/Tx gear. Rear mounted 10inch pusher-prop diameter motor-mount keeps motor and esc away from the camera to reduce noise. EPP foam makes the plane very resistant to crashes and rough landings. The EPP-FPV glider has a twin CF-Spar 1.8m wingspan for higher, longer flight times with a wide range of camera equipment. The HobbyKing EPP-FPV has 4 channels (Ail, Rud, Elev, Thr) for agile performance and is reinforced with 2 CF spars on the main wing, a CF tail boom and CF elevator spar plus the ailerons have flat CF rods for stifness during fast turns or dives. The mian wing can be removed easily for transport.
The HobbyKing EPP-FPV can take any number of batteries however we recomend a 2600~4500mAh 3S pack for long flight times and good CG balance.
So much for "Flight Test" reveiw on "Industructable" plane and all their wonderfull sugjestions about weighting and balance, and battery sugjested was to much weight for plane so went with smaller one (4000Mah) and it was to heavy as the plane was obviously struggling threw the air to heavy and at proper CG position. IMO opinion this should be pulled from inventory as it should go back to the drawing board! Dont buy!
Speed only added to the already unstable feeling in flight controls, leved off and it imeadiatly started to tail drag and had to add power to regain control as I reached edge of field, drop flaps to arrest speed on flinal approach, gust lifted right side and winged over for a crash. In whipping around and coming to a stop the g-forces ripped tail and the four inches of penetration the CF tail boom goes into the rear of the EPP foam fuslage. In crash it hit left wing first, then the nose, then the right side wing tip. Forward wing stop at leading edge of wing ripped off, nose ripped off, tail hanging by servo wires and ripped off. Had enough trust to try and lift itself out of my hands before launch.No dyhidral curve to this wing at all very straight. Wing intact for possible DIY fling wing. Flew like a flying brick, and hit like one, not lofty at all. Wont buy another one.
After proper balancing port/starboard and CG for/aft was set perfectly with slightly nose down with CG. After installing the sugjested 3536/1400Kv motor, a 10.5SF prop, a 4000Mah battery, external BEC, 50a HobbyKing airplane ESC, Turnigy 8 channel reciever, the sugjested 9 gram sevos X 4, a forward mounted servo system for the tail rather than further back so CG is moved forward more. First maiden flight resulted in four spins around very large field, all the while trying everything to trim out to level flight adjust throttle to try and gain stable flight, constantly fighting tail heavy strugleing to power threw air rather than slipping threw air. Felt like flying a fishing net threw the air always wanting to crash. I got enough altitude to put into slight dive with power off to just see if it was air speed not creating enough lift on the blunt leading edge of wing.
Been flying helicopters for a year or so, and decided to try a plane/fpv. Well, let me tell you building planes is nothing like building heli's. You have to measure/cut for most everything, as opposed to the simple "put bolt A in hole B and use nut C. Instructions were enough, but not great.
Some things leave me scratching my head a bit. Like why the tail servo holders are too small to fit HXT900's, which has to be the most popular 9g servo Hobbyking sells. I also wish they would have included something more rigid than the plastic tubing for the pushrod guides. Perhaps hollow carbon fiber tubes.
Well I set off to maiden, and after getting things balanced right and trimmed, it was in flyable condition. Having 40 acres, I decided to fly at home and managed to stall into a power line behind me. Wing detached and only minor damage (2 inch section of epp missing near wing attachment point).
It seems to fly a little quicker than I was anticipating, but this is my first plane, so it's a little exciting/nerve-racking for me anyways.
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2 thumbs up!
I got this plane.. Tried to fly it once. Flyes well!
I made removable gear with floats or wheels.
Can i put pics here?
IMO - The best FPV plane out there right now. This thing is HUGE !!!
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Depois de assistir e ler muito sobre este modelo eu resolvi comprar. Para minha surpresa os defeitos encontrados ha meses ainda nao foram corrigidos tais como aileron do lado direito ter seu corte menos profundo o que exige mais do servo se voce nao abrir rasgos ao londo dele e a barra de elasticos frontal que vem meio torta mas isso nao afeta em nada o desempenho. Por falar em desempenho, eu so nao dei 5 estrelas porque ele depois de equipado por incrível que pareça fica tão pesado que "falta asa", isso mesmo, depois de colocar uma lipo de 5000mA, um sistema completo da Eagletree, uma camera da Fatshark, um transmissor de 600mA 5.8Ghz, estabilizador FMA e receptor o brinquedo torna-se perigoso de soltar na mao, tem que dar muito impulso. Recomendo que usem o motor SK-3536-1400 (Turnigy AerodriveXXP 1400Kv / 550W) ao inves do Park480 como alguns reviewers recomendam, pois com o Park ele vai literalmente ficar estacionado!
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Вот так летает эта www.link MG-14 14g/2.2kg/0.11sec aircraft s
Hobbyking SS Series 45-50A ESC
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Propellers - Master Airscrew propeller 8x5 push