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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…


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…


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

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