Thermoformed Shell Complete

Pat and Bo ran the thermoformer last night to complete the upper fuselage shell. It looks pretty sweet if we do say so ourselves. There is some detail trimming still to be done, as well as provisions for forced air cooling, not to mention a sweet paint job yet to be designed. For now, the […]

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Electronics Mounting Solution

The Electronics package is almost complete. Ted has put some serious time into completing the hardware layout and the mounting plates. This setup will meet our needs for flight testing, but we plan to swap out the laser cut wood plates for cnc machined composites on the final bird. They look pretty clean on the […]

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Prep for first flight

The team is prepping the flight test vehicle for first flight testing this week. We are completing the flight controller mount on the electronics plate and writing the test plan. We will start with tethered flights to determine the power required for liftoff as well as the response rate of the motors. Flight test #2 […]

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