Red Arrows Hawk

Red Arrows Hawk – Battery tray

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After test assembling the plane with everything in about the right place. I found that the CG was a little in front of where it is meant to be. Without adding weight to the back there would be no way to balance the model and make easy adjustments. So I decided mount the battery over […]

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MX2 Build Firewall

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Old baffle on the left, new one on the right: Back of the new baffle and the two parts of the old: Battery hatch latch: Hatch from the other side: New baffle test fit: The latch hooks in here: Hatch on, nice tight fit: After gluing in the baffle and adding the extra foam outline […]

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MX2 Build

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This is the ST Model MXS Aircraft MX2 (V2) foamy ARTF. The stock ESC is not beefy enough so have decided to replace it and the motor. The new motor is a E-MAX BL2815-09 920Kv and the ESC a 40amp Himodels. I’ve been working on the battery tray, there’s loads of room to move the […]

Red Arrows Hawk

Red Arrows Hawk – Elevator

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Completed my elevator install this weekend, took longer than expect (as per usual ) I ended up going down a slightly different path for solving the elevator slip issue. I decided to cut a thread into the aluminium rod. This was done by drilling a hole the correct size for the m3 thread using a […]