VTOL Guillows Piper Cub

By OptimaZe on Apr 05, 2021

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Recently received a JJRC H95 "airplane" and it inspired me to make use of an old unfinished Guillows Piper Cub 95 that I built the air frame for a few years back. It fly's but it struggles to generate enough lift with the small props I have on it.

Doing some research now for some larger props that will fit the 1mm shaft of the 8520 motors. If I can get it to generate more lift I will put a small AKK AIO camera/vTX combo in it for some FPV flights.

Used an old Boldclash B03 Pro FC in it that I had sitting on the bench, and harvested the battery bay from an old Eachine E010 frame that had the correct mounting hole in it for the FC. A little bit of hot glue later and voila! :)



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