Karearea Kea

By JackBear FPV on Nov 14, 2018

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My beautiful red 5in Karearea Kea with its genuine Toa 2306's!

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The Van   Nov 14, 2018  
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Those TOA motors are just.. wow. Hot dang. Phew. Man.

Whole build is sick! Bet it's sweet to fly :)

JackBear FPV   Nov 15, 2018 
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Thanks man! I've only had a chance to tip-toe her around the yard in her current configuration because of the rain, but she'll definitely sing this weekend! Those motors purr like hell!!

QuadStar Drones   Nov 14, 2018  
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I don't care what anybody says about the "waffle" plates, I now understand their aerodynamic function - not for aerodynamic efficiency, but rather the "floaty" feel it gives for freestyle. I imagine that if you know how to exploit the hang time they give, it might help some with flight time(?)

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QuadConnect   Nov 14, 2018 

Lol those waffle plates go against your core ideology, don't they @quadstar drones

QuadConnect   Nov 14, 2018 

Lol those waffle plates go against your core ideology, don't they @quadstar drones

QuadStar Drones   Nov 14, 2018 
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This is exactly why I say my design would be garbage for freestyle (no plans to make one) - to explain it would take some drawings, etc. It's all about how the air is directed during certian moves and creates lift. Notice how all the popular freestyle frames (in general) have large horizontal surfaces and are overall aerodynamically inefficient.

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