Monday, January 3, 2011

50 m/s climb rate and more !!!!!

I received a mail from Martin Pilny about his friend Dalibor's Electro Viking. Dalibor achieved a climb rate of 50 m/s with peak at 58 m/s ! Just unbelievable !!

The setup is the following:

  • Plane: Viking, 3m wingspan, AUW: 2.9 Kg
  • Motor: S-Neu 1509/2D/6.7,
  • Propeller: RFM 17x13,
  • ESC: CC Ice Lite 100A,
  • Battery: 6S-2200mAh Turnigy Nanotech 45/90C

For information the battery died after ten charges/discharges ...

If you have no idea about such climb rate, just watch this superb and incredible onboard video:



F3X Viking-E Race - 4kW - On board video from Rakovnik from PiNa.CZ on Vimeo.


You will find more information, couple of pictures about the build and maiden flight here

8 comments:

  1. Hi Pierre, thank you for posting our video. There is just one correction needed. Viking 2 E Race is unfortunately not mine. It was my friend Dalibor who did this incredible thing. My F3B Ceres E will follow shortly but it is gonna be about 40m/s climb rates only ;-)
    Regards, Martin

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  2. ouppss ! sorry !
    corrected !

    Regards,

    Pierre

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  3. Absolutely brilliant, thank you for sharing!

    Great tunes too ;)

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  4. Super video, many thanks for showing this brilliant action.
    I'd like to know what type of camera was being used, the quality looks really nice.
    Endless lift, MaartenX

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  5. The camera is a contour HD 1080p, the equivelent of the Go Pro HD, but with a different form factor.

    Pierre

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  6. This picture shows how the camera was mounted. Dalibor glued some nuts into the fuselage for easy camera attachement.

    http://www.pina.cz/img/2011/01/Viking_cam.jpg

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  7. Scooter - Ramp! (The Logical Song)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vd2zhRrG0u4

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