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  1. XFire and 2.4G for video are perfect together....

    XFire and 2.4G for video are perfect together.
    I've used the combination since the XF was released.
    Stock XF antennas have taken me to 10+ Km with perfect RSSI&LQ, a CP (Skew Planar) antenna on the...
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    My first FPV platform was a Maxi Swift wing,...

    My first FPV platform was a Maxi Swift wing, super floating if light build.
    The second was a MPX Twinstar. The twin engine configuration is a guarantee for stability and power. Less for efficiency...
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    Honestly I don't have one. I tend to build a...

    Honestly I don't have one. I tend to build a plane, fly it, enjoy it and then move on to something else. I often swap the FPV gear around airframes but always have my Zeph I and now the MTD ready to...
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    Go for it if you are looking for a super stable...

    Go for it if you are looking for a super stable workhorse.
    I still fly it when I just want to launch, sit and enjoy the panorama. Speed envelope is quite large although you don't want to surf down...
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    That's how I destroyed mine. Couple of seconds...

    That's how I destroyed mine. Couple of seconds were enough. Didn't have the chance to pull back on the elev and flew straight into the ground. Too much even for a Drak.
    j.
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    Hi Maj., yes the plug was in the fuse. I carved...

    Hi Maj., yes the plug was in the fuse. I carved it out so I could fit a 5S 8Ah Tattu in it. I also used 3 spacers to move the battery slightly within the plug so I could hit the CG. See that foam...
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    Thank you Chris, willdo ! j.

    Thank you Chris, willdo !

    j.
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    I really don't know what happened, I was just...

    I really don't know what happened, I was just cruising towards our landing field, straight ahead of us.
    I usually land LOS after some last flyby to enjoy seeing the acft in it's environment. I go to...
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    -1 Drak

    Well.... its over.
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    The last flight was fantastic, approach for landing not so. Pulled the goggles up just in time to see the the T shaped acft dive into a landfill.
    Fuse is...
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    Me thinks that 11x7 is the best overall...

    Me thinks that 11x7 is the best overall efficiency, not the best speed, not the best climb-out after launch.

    @HFMan : That's what I do when mountain flying here, +1" diam., -1" pitch. Works great....
  11. Anyone got a source for coroplast, correx or...

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    Sorry there jdjeff, I was asking airtrukrus and...

    Sorry there jdjeff, I was asking airtrukrus and you posted before I did...:D

    Anyway I read and looked with interest at your post too.
    I agree with your conclusions and will restart balancing...
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    @ airtrukrus I am slowly coming forward with the...

    @ airtrukrus
    I am slowly coming forward with the CG from the 1.5" indication, where have you ended up to?
    I see on vid you move it by 1 full inch between the flights.

    THX!
    j.
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    Still flying mine, although she is #2 after #1...

    Still flying mine, although she is #2 after #1 was MIA in the Alps.
    Not for sale, no no.

    j.
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    Hi Sepp, I fully underwrite your decision. I am...

    Hi Sepp, I fully underwrite your decision.
    I am still on hold with the assembly of my Drak because of limited free time so I haven't had the chance to look at details up to now.
    Looking at the...
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    Several of them here: ...

    Several of them here:

    http://www.thingiverse.com/search/page:1?q=pitot&sa=

    j.
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    Yes indeed, Chris cuts the Coro with a laser. ...

    Yes indeed, Chris cuts the Coro with a laser.

    @EHLO, Please let me know if you fing a good source for Coroplast or Correx or Corrugated whatever in CH !

    Cheers,
    j.
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    @ Sepp, the way the canard is moving...

    @ Sepp,

    the way the canard is moving relatively to the elevons means you are actually looking to increase manoeuvrability.
    Is this your goal? Given the amount of movement I see, you should...
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    Careful there Tibor, usually VTX and Cam...

    Careful there Tibor,
    usually VTX and Cam current supply is not referred to as multiples of LiPo cells, but as plain Volts.
    So if you are saying that your cam can handle 4S you are saying it can...
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    Now this I like, keep these ideas coming guys! j.

    Now this I like, keep these ideas coming guys!
    j.
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    After reading some posts asking about it, (was...

    After reading some posts asking about it, (was new to me too when I built my first flying wing) I have the feeling that some info about reflex might be interesting for the audience here. Without...
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    Congrats to you Chris AND to Ms. Klick! So the...

    Congrats to you Chris AND to Ms. Klick!
    So the Drak wasn't the only baby you were working at during this period!:D
    Albeit you must admit in this case it's your wife that's doing the most of the...
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    He He.. they ****ed the Gripen so we go DRAKEN!...

    He He.. they ****ed the Gripen so we go DRAKEN! (sorry, probably only for a Swiss audience...)
    j.
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    Just FYI, USPS delivered the box with the...

    Just FYI,

    USPS delivered the box with the Drak yesterday here in Switzerland.
    Don't know if it's one of the first overseas shippings to be delivered , just wanted to say that it looked like...
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    UPS notification here too!!!! Extra line in...

    UPS notification here too!!!!
    Extra line in address reads" Draken Master" !! ..?:cool:
    j.
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