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Dean Ferguson22/01/2012 07:29:00
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Hi There
I am about embark on building an indoor fley, got an Ember but want to build a copy of my Wot4, how do I calculate the power ratio for electrics and som e advice on construction would be great.
 
Dean
David Ashby - Moderator22/01/2012 07:30:06
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Dean, as you can see I've moved your post to a new thread where it won't be missed.
 
 
Steve W-O22/01/2012 08:28:53
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How heavy will it be? What kind of flying? What flight duration do you want? What will be the wingspan and wing area?
 
Have you got any batteries or motors already you want to make use of?
Stephen Jones24/01/2012 22:33:19
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Hi Dean ,
 
Have you made any progress towards making a copy of the wot 4 for indoor flying


i have started on something which is a bit like a Wot 4 an own design which i think i will call the Damselfly it is based around some Rc Components which have proved to be good for indoor flying models up to 170Grams and a wing span of about 30" which is just about right for a small sports Gym .
 

Here is a list of the gear i used ,
 
Motor A1504 2200Kv , 12Amp Esc
Two 5Gram servos , Battery 220ma to 350ma 2s
Park fly receiver 35 MHz or a 2.4GHz
 
Just try and keep it as light as possible i am aiming for an AuW of 100 grams for the Damselfly which will have a wing span of 25".
 
Hope this helps , and keep us informed on you're build
 
Dean Ferguson30/01/2012 20:12:16
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Hi Steven
I Have built the scaled down what 4 total weight comes out at 6.90z I have a Jp 4.5 gram motor, Four micro servos, 12Amp ESC, 6x5 slow fly prop, 2 cell 450mAh Lipo Battery, 2.4 GHz park fly Rx.
Hopefully it will fly Friday is the test day our club indoor flying setion.
 
Wing Span 600mm
Stephen Jones31/01/2012 14:28:17
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Hi Dean ,
 
Have you any pictures we can see or maybe you can do a video of youre successful flight .
 
I have finished mine which has a wing span of 26.5 " and weighs in at 112grams .
 
Be nice to see a comparison of the two .
 
Stephen Jones31/01/2012 21:56:33
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Hi ,
 
Here is a picture of my Damselfly .
 

Un-test flown as yet .
 
Dean Ferguson29/02/2012 21:02:25
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Hi

I have mamed mine the NOT;A;WOT, it flew well and all the boy;s at the club where smiten.

Will try to add some photes if I can there was a video taken thin it was put on our club site.

Cheers Dean

Wing Span is 600 mm

wieght 192 grams

7.4 v batteris

1300Kv brushles

12Amp speed controler

6 X 5 Prop

Dean Ferguson29/02/2012 21:07:40
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Also where is the cheapest place for 3 grm servo's

Dean

Stephen Jones25/04/2013 23:02:04
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Hi ,

Its a bit old now this tread but i was going through old photos and videos looking for pictures of my cucumber , found two more videos but have lost my pictures , but found this video which i thought i might as well put up to finish off the above pictures .

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