Saturday flying at Rustad, originally uploaded by aerowold.
I put the Mini Leader on the kitchen scales today and here’s how she came out.Wing: 150gr.Fuse, incl. radio, controller, prop etc: 374grFlightpower battery: 126gr.Total flying weight: 650gr. Not bad!
Mini Leader flying session, originally uploaded by aerowold. Spent a lovely time flying the wonderful little electric Mini Leader at Ekeberg today.
I wanted to try out the new battery the other day and I learned the hard way that old habits are easily forgotten when it comes to these little electric toys. When you can just take the plane from the car, plug in the battery and strap on the radio and fly, normal routine is […]
DSCN2577, originally uploaded by aerowold. The new 1,5ah Flight Power battery and two new C261 servos for the elevator and rudder. The servos are amazingly small AND you can fit standard servo horns. The old waypoint-like servos are really disgusting and will be used in the Bluebird project. The battery has a different connector than […]
I had a great time yesterday flying the Mini leader during lunch! I worked at home and had to drop off my wife and it turned out that the plane, radio and a fully charged battery had been brought along too, and that the subwaystation I dropped her off at was very close to a […]
I had another go with the Mini Leader in a park near our house. The battery was slightly more forward. As it turns out, it was still a bit tailheavy so I need to shove it as far forward as possible. I’m not very scientific about CG’s, I measure with a ruler and holde the […]
I had to opportunity to take my 2 year old daughter and the new Mini-leader out flying on saturday. It was a beautiful morning, wind and cloudless with a crisp frost underfoot. The plane flew uneventfully straight out of my hands but it seemed tailheavy so I gained some altitude and tried to trim it. […]
Mini Leader, originally uploaded by aerowold. The new 1-meter Mini Leader from New Power modelisme is ready to fly! Hoping for decent weather this weekend. I have a feeling I’m going to enjoy this one a lot! Currently looking for better servos for it, Hitec HS65HB’s look like the right sort of stuff. Perhaps a […]
Mini Leader, Hacker A20L with Kokam (Graupner) 1,3 Ah 3s LiPo