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  1. Sticky: Wow I wish I had waited to buy lol. Oh well. I...

    Wow I wish I had waited to buy lol. Oh well.

    I am concerned about the health of our hobby thanks to the FAA nonsense. What a sham and a shame, as this fledgling industry was truly innovative. And...
  2. Sticky: Why did Fatshark discontinue the external trinity...

    Why did Fatshark discontinue the external trinity (according to GetFPV)? Are they coming out with a new version?
  3. Sticky: All futaba's use the same trainer connector. You...

    All futaba's use the same trainer connector. You will need to purchase the appropriate ht cable from fatshark (or a distributer) or make one.
  4. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    Without measuring it the simple answer is I get...

    Without measuring it the simple answer is I get as much as the foam geometry and servo horn allows. But really the key is the elevators of the canard need to be rigid and not bend throughout the...
  5. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    If you look at my pictures in post #32 in this...

    If you look at my pictures in post #32 in this thread you can see how far back I have my 4sx4200 lipo. My CG for reference is about in the middle of the MFD autopilot (the black rectangular box on...
  6. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    Yes 14" back from the nose of the aircraft. It's...

    Yes 14" back from the nose of the aircraft. It's way back there. Best to use a heavy motor. I have a (light) Cobra and it has plenty of power but no need to conserve weight in hindsight. You can get...
  7. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    I had updated my post. 4mm down reflex for my...

    I had updated my post. 4mm down reflex for my plane. And I raised one aileron about 2mm to counter prop torque. It's all in this thread. It's important to make the canard elevators rigid with lots of...
  8. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    Mine flies great. It's odd how so many people...

    Mine flies great. It's odd how so many people have struggled with this airframe. You are not alone. Not sure what I did right? lol.
  9. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    So how did you ever make out with the pegasus?...

    So how did you ever make out with the pegasus? The one thing some folks miss is the canards have to run opposite of a standard elevator, down is nose up and up is nose down.
  10. Thread: FPV WARBIRDS

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    Anyone use a second camera to aid in landing on...

    Anyone use a second camera to aid in landing on tail draggers? Seems like landing one of those FPV would be especially tough. Thinking of a second camera on bottom of the plane, could double as a...
  11. The Caipi2 is excellent. Very stable and you can...

    The Caipi2 is excellent. Very stable and you can (have to actually to get the cg right) put an enormous lipo in it (6600mah) and it can fly forever. I agree with bungee launching. Especially for a...
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    Really cool! Too bad there is nobody here to see...

    Really cool! Too bad there is nobody here to see it.
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    One is quarter and one is half wavelength my...

    One is quarter and one is half wavelength my guess... All else being equal the longer will perform better.
  14. Thread: Notch Filter

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    I am bringing this thread back from the dead. ...

    I am bringing this thread back from the dead.

    Alex, why is the length of stubs 1.25" instead of 1.303" According to the math 2053/1575 = 1.303

    I am using RG316 coax

    Can I get you to...
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    So what is the CG? Alex says on the spars but...

    So what is the CG? Alex says on the spars but Stone Blue says 1" from leading edge at the fuse.
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    Thanks. Kind of a boring paint job but hey I...

    Thanks. Kind of a boring paint job but hey I rarely even bother painting my FPV planes (I can't see them when they're flying anyway!). It only took me like 2-3 years to build it lol. It sat on the...
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    Here is my build ready for maiden 78789

    Here is my build ready for maiden

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    Here is the mount I developed for my Z3. It is...

    Here is the mount I developed for my Z3. It is for a Session or Runcam 3 and foxeer camera, 1177 or Arrow will fit.

    https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3115207
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    When did you get the kit. If recently you should...

    When did you get the kit. If recently you should have gotten plywood mounts which glue to the back along with a triangular shaped pieced of foam glued on the top to support the plywood mount.
  20. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    Yes that was what I needed for level flight.

    Yes that was what I needed for level flight.
  21. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    No reflex in the ailerons. One is up 2mm and the...

    No reflex in the ailerons. One is up 2mm and the other is flush to counter torque from the prop.
  22. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    Yes but they give the impression that the fuel...

    Yes but they give the impression that the fuel tubing is in the kit. Frankly it should be included, if you are supplying everything for the linkages, then supply everything for the linkages!
  23. Thread: VAS Pegasus

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    I use a 4sx4200. I mentioned the cg is a little...

    I use a 4sx4200. I mentioned the cg is a little tough to get back far enough. Keep your fpv stuff as far back as you can and you'll also need to cut into the wing to get the lipo back far enough....
  24. Thread: Mini Drak

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    That looks fantastic!

    That looks fantastic!
  25. Thread: Mini Drak

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    It's actually Ritewing doing it. They're selling...

    It's actually Ritewing doing it. They're selling them through RMRC. Terms of service on thingiverse is credit should be given to the original designer, even for designs based on previous posted work.
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