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Thermic 50

Old 10-11-2023, 12:05 PM
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Iím on the tail end of building a Thermic 50 I found on Craigslist a while back. I decided to make it a 2 channel (rudder/elevator). I have a radio/sub-micro servos. What battery pack should I use? Iíll need something small since thereís not a lot of room and I donít want to add a ton of weight. Ideas?
Old 10-12-2023, 04:52 AM
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I used to take apart a Duracell 9V battery. Inside are 6 cells. I would remove 2 to make a 6V battery and solder a connector on. Good for 3 hours of flight time. You can of course buy a small LiFe battery but you also need the correct charger.

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