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September 2010 Blog Posts (2)

A Very Happy Camper...

Well even though I'm still working with an older 1.8V Atto we decided to do a maiden on our new MAXI SWIFT, (pictures to come). we just did a very basic setup with just the regular RC electronics and the Atto, nothing else was added as all we wanted to see was how well it flew.

Set up

2 4000mah 3S lipos

1 40 amp plush BESC

1 .15 1300kva motor

1 9/6 prop

1 2.4ghz 9ch Hi tech receiver.

2 HS 83 mg servos

1 V1.8…

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Added by Robert Runnalls on September 19, 2010 at 1:24 — No Comments

If you don't succeed at first try, try, and try again.

I started this project in 2003 with the "great idea" of getting a O powered High Powered Rocket above 46,000 feet. O powered is 40960N total impulse and 46,000 feet is the record for an O powered flight. the O powered motor is the maximum allowed in Canada as a HP rocket.

My Group and I designed and built and peroxide motor which puts out a little more than 450 lbs of thrust, about 2100N. We are able to throttle the motor between full thrust and quarter thrust…

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Added by Robert Runnalls on September 18, 2010 at 1:14 — 5 Comments


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