Electrification – Update

Electrification of the Frontier Senior now all sorted bar the fine detail.

Leccy, The Final Frontier

 

I will publish power consumption details shortly.  It is interesting to see, using the watt-meter, how much difference propellers make.   Starting with an APC 12x6E and going to an APC 16×8 glow prop with several different ones, including the three blade in the picture,  the currant draw and watts registered (static, of course) were wildly different, but all within the advertised range of the motor and Opto ESC.

As far as the airframe goes, I just have to reinforce the nose and hatch and fit some sort of catch, whether magnetic or lo-tech elastic.  I think knicker elastic…

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