Go Back  RCU Forums > Electric Aircraft Universe > Foamies! - RC Electric Foam Aircraft
Reload this Page >

Kline-Fogelman Airfoiled Flying Wing electronics

Notices
Foamies! - RC Electric Foam Aircraft Discuss rc foamie electrics here (i.e. Zagi, Tazz, ProJeti, wingo)

Kline-Fogelman Airfoiled Flying Wing electronics

Old 03-05-2007, 10:46 PM
  #1  
0G Brick
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: , CA
Posts: 9
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default Kline-Fogelman Airfoiled Flying Wing electronics

Ok where to start, i started back in the hobby and decided to try cheep foam build planes so I built this one (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=558321) im almost done in the build but dont know what hardware to put on it? I have a the Airtronics Radiant 6P/6H controller, servos and receiver. After that I dont have much except for a speed controller that I think is way to big.
Now I dont want to spend a fortune but what would be a good set up for it. The brush-less motors look great with li-ion but I have neither and would need to get a charger to which is price. Please I am open to suggestions!! One sight said he used the "UltraFly Frio 10 with speed Apollo 12 controller" (http://blog.thehobbyguy.tv/2006/10/09/5-dollar-wing/)
Also the receiver and servos that I have are standard do you think I could use them? I had to ask but in my opinion I think they will be to big.

I also dont know much about combining electronics so any direction would help.

O yea also forgot that I would like to build more foam planes, non any bigger I think mostly smaller, so I was hopping I could swap gear between them. Also the type of flight I will be doing is more slow to med speed, nothing that reaches a speed that if a crash there will be nothing left. I tend to like slope flying panes which I have 2 but am to afraid to fly. This is all just an Idea so I wont get something outrageous.

Thanks for any suggestions!!
Old 03-09-2007, 10:18 PM
  #2  
TheHobbyGuy
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Monroe, NJ
Posts: 49
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Kline-Fogelman Airfoiled Flying Wing electronics

Hi. You do not have to go with a brushless motor. Go with a brushed motor and speed control, that will work fine. In the thread for that build, you will see that Tony65x55 used a regular brushed motor with a geared prop drive. You can pick these up rather cheap, from a place like BPHobbies.com. A 8x6 prop worked on that wing for me (I am the one who wrote the $5 dollar wing build ). A lipo battery is best for the power to weight ratio, but you could go with a ni-mh battery setup, just not a large one.

If you are going to start with foam planes, I would invest in LiPo batteries sooner rather than later. Look around the web and you will find good prices. Also, you do not need a fancy LiPo charger, E-Flight has some basic ones for low prices. You do however need a charger that is for LiPo batteries (just to be clear).

Check out BP Hobbies for a lightweight receiver. I picked a 4-channel receiver (Bluebird) for only $18.00 from them. For the servos, look to get some micro servos with a good torque output, so you can use in various foam planes. E-Bay is a great place to look for these.

If you want to reuse equipment, get some solid equipment at a decent price and make that investment once.

Enjoy!

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.