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The [[FunJet|FunJet]] is a new electric pusher-prop model from Multiplex made of durable and CA safe Elapor foam.  It offers plenty of room internally for avionics in an attractive package.  [[FunJet|More details...]]
 
The [[FunJet|FunJet]] is a new electric pusher-prop model from Multiplex made of durable and CA safe Elapor foam.  It offers plenty of room internally for avionics in an attractive package.  [[FunJet|More details...]]
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[http://www.motocalc.com MotoCalc] is an Electric Flight Performance Prediction program for Windows and is available for a 30 day free trial.  MotoCalc has an internal database of thousands of motors/props/etc. and can make power/flight predictions based on data input.
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=== Misc Airframe Notes ===
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Choosing a powerplant
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* 70W/kg (35W/lb) for sedate flying from hand launch
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* 100W/kg (50W/lb) for ground take off
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* 150W/kg (75W/lb) for performance / aerobatics
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=== Mass Figures ===
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Provided below are some weights to aid in estimating an all up weight for your uav
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* Tiny13 1.1 Weight: 25g (0.88oz)
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* IR Sensor Head: 5g (0.18oz)
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* XBee Pro: 4g (0.14oz)
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* Hitec HS-55 Servo: 8g (0.28)
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* Brushless Outrunner: 89g (3.14oz)
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* FunJet assembled, no hardware: 165g (5.82oz)
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* FMA Encore 5ch Receiver: 11g (0.40oz)

Revision as of 17:20, 17 July 2007

Multiplex FunJet

Multiplex FunJet

The FunJet is a new electric pusher-prop model from Multiplex made of durable and CA safe Elapor foam. It offers plenty of room internally for avionics in an attractive package. More details...

MotoCalc is an Electric Flight Performance Prediction program for Windows and is available for a 30 day free trial. MotoCalc has an internal database of thousands of motors/props/etc. and can make power/flight predictions based on data input.

Misc Airframe Notes

Choosing a powerplant

  • 70W/kg (35W/lb) for sedate flying from hand launch
  • 100W/kg (50W/lb) for ground take off
  • 150W/kg (75W/lb) for performance / aerobatics

Mass Figures

Provided below are some weights to aid in estimating an all up weight for your uav

  • Tiny13 1.1 Weight: 25g (0.88oz)
  • IR Sensor Head: 5g (0.18oz)
  • XBee Pro: 4g (0.14oz)
  • Hitec HS-55 Servo: 8g (0.28)
  • Brushless Outrunner: 89g (3.14oz)
  • FunJet assembled, no hardware: 165g (5.82oz)
  • FMA Encore 5ch Receiver: 11g (0.40oz)