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    17th October 2017, 09:13 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Ah, gotcha. The main purpose behind the forward swept design is supposed to be increased stability near stall - it's supposed to avoid stall due to...
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    17th October 2017, 08:14 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    If you mean the difference between a flying wing and a standard wing / tail type plane - flying wings are much more efficient due to increase wing...
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    17th October 2017, 07:49 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    They both fly efficiently... The Drak (big drak) has a little more wind resistance than a zephyr or hardcore, but the mini drak does not and can...
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    17th October 2017, 01:54 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread IBCrazy's Chimera airplane in FIXED WING
    Closest thing I could find. https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1387505 And another https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:260429 Scott
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    16th October 2017, 06:50 PM
    Seems you may have some bad placement with your gps as well as your flight receiver. You've got 50% rssi most of the flight, even when flying over...
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    16th October 2017, 05:35 PM
    Yes, yes it is. Scott
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    16th October 2017, 05:10 PM
    Lol. I am not, but I won't say I never was. Scott
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    16th October 2017, 05:05 PM
    Lol. It's a pothead term. Scott
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    16th October 2017, 04:43 PM
    The Drak I have only gone out a couple miles - maybe 3 or so. I've taken some other planes out much, much further though. I was always scared of...
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    16th October 2017, 04:26 PM
    11A is ideal for me too. Starts to feel a little squishy any lower. The mini though... I can get the mini to stay afloat at just over 4A... Pretty...
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    16th October 2017, 04:02 PM
    Good shit man. It is an accomplishment, and you usually need to change your drawers after... It's scary being out that far... Scott
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    13th October 2017, 02:17 AM
    Depending on what goggles you have, the screen is so small that it looks pretty decent. In reality the image is pretty low res (640x480). The DVR...
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    12th October 2017, 09:19 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I've used everything from a 7x4 to a 7x9 in testing. I settled on and run a 7x6 now. That's my favorite prop on this setup. It can pull in the 70A...
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    12th October 2017, 06:32 PM
    Lol, was that 144 mph or kmh? Scott
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    12th October 2017, 06:23 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Funny - did the exact same thing. Mine actually just didn't fit and this is the only way I could close the lid. Still overheated though, lol. But...
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    10th October 2017, 04:13 PM
    I love the scream, but hate it too. It sounds cool and aggressive, but can be a serious nuisance to any residents or park goer's. Much nicer to have...
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    10th October 2017, 03:08 PM
    6s on the mini? I don't know about that. You can check the specs on the non ritewing version - just Google 2814 1700kv and you'll see a link to the...
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    10th October 2017, 01:38 AM
    Just to throw it out there - things are going to be as strong as you build them. Of course, with aircraft this comes at a price: weight, but with not...
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    8th October 2017, 08:16 PM
    Ahhh, gotcha. Thanks. Scott
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    8th October 2017, 06:46 PM
    I think the surface spars are the same regardless - it just doesn't have the same interior sparring. At least that's what I thought. Does yours look...
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    8th October 2017, 03:21 PM
    Any chance anyone can confirm or deny the CG location? I've heard 10 , 11, 11 etc, but it's pretty extreme based on the plane. But, I suppose the...
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    8th October 2017, 01:28 AM
    That sounds like some high tech shit. What's a side force generator? Scott
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    8th October 2017, 01:21 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Good deal. Vector doesn't function like other controllers (mini quad etc) in that, unless you're changing pid's (no reason to and not recommended for...
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    7th October 2017, 10:13 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Yeah man - no reason to fly around half assed on a really nice plane. You gotta tell us though man - what did you do with the other fin? Did you...
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    7th October 2017, 09:51 PM
    Thanks man. I appreciate that. That's super far back... Scott
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    7th October 2017, 09:37 PM
    Hey Hmerly, Are you positive? Is it right that the cg is 11 - 11 on the 63? That brings it almost to the motor mount. I just can't fathom that...
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    7th October 2017, 09:34 PM
    Is it right that the cg is 11 - 11 on the 63? That brings it almost to the motor mount. I just can't fathom that that's where it is. If this is a...
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    7th October 2017, 04:17 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    There you go - good idea kreskin Scott
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    7th October 2017, 04:03 PM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I think your impression of it flying fine might be off. Sure, it's better than no fins, which is uncontrollable (or close to it), but I don't think...
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    7th October 2017, 11:25 AM
    Hoss replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I don't know, as I've never attempted it, but I would say probably really bad. That's all your vertical stability right there... Without the...
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