By DannerD3H on Jul 09, 2020

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This Quad is Decommissioned
I could never get it tuned well. I suspect the never versions of BF do not like V-Tails.

TinyV - Prototype

I always loved V-Tails!
Finding a modern toothpick V-tail frame is not easy..

So this is my first custom tootpick frame!! :grinning:

Design details:
-COG at propeller plane.
-Compact vertical weight destribution
-Prop free FPV view
-Flight time (2S 450); XXX min (will be updated after maiden on saturday)
-Frame weight: Roughly 16g
-Dry weight: 65g
-AUW (2S 450): 93g

Some small improvements to the frame will be made before I release the design. It should also loose some 10g, which I do not think is possible with a 16x16 stack - I will considder AIO boards instead.
The final version may end up being a 3" version. I think some 1204 motors and 3" props will land at a better weight for the props than this 2.5" version.



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snick8467   Jul 18, 2020  

sign me up. looks

Nikotttin   Jul 12, 2020  

it's oddly attractive ;)
are the flight characteristics notably different with such 'tail'?
will you update the frame for it not to land on the props?
very nice build and again... interesting concept!

DannerD3H   Jul 13, 2020 

I still didn't fly this one because i used to long bolts for the motors.. Waiting for New motors xD
But My 3" flies significantly different. It is clearly more snappy and locked in yaw.

The propellers does not hit the ground, but it requires a Hard surface to take of.. This is the 1. Prototype so there will be an update.

The giant bee   Jul 09, 2020  

Can I buy one someday?
the frame I mean

DannerD3H   Jul 10, 2020 

That was the plan yes :)

The giant bee   Jul 10, 2020 


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