Cicogna (oz146)

 

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Cicogna. Radio control flying wing motor glider. For electric power, with speed 400 motor and 7 nicads shown. Legend: "Drawn by Roger Bellingham".

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User comments

Hello, Congratulations on your site. I built the glider Cicogna from the plan Alberto Dotti. The only change concerns the fuselage to add a brushless motor. Here are some pictures to complement your site if you wish. Best regards,
JCHapiot - 24/04/2014
I am very pleased to see that this site has inspired modelers to build from the plans residing on this site. The plus is that we get to see photos of the finished models. This will, in turn, generate more inspiration to build again.
HalKarlson - 26/04/2014
Hi just starting this model, any pointers as with regards to using a brushless motor.
pedro - 09/04/2020
The Speed 400 on 7 cells was really being pushed to the limit. Running at between 8.5-10 Amps (depending on the prop), it was converting about 2/3 to power and about 1/3 to heat. So the power delivered to the 6x4 propeller was a measly 40-45 watts.
I have used the Emax CF 28-05 1600kV on a number of models as a 'lively' replacement for the Speed 400. Run it on a 7x4 and, if you have too much power, throttle it back on your transmitter using 'Gas Curve' if you have that feature. Use a 2S Lipoly and be generous with the speed controller - an 18A Turnigy Plus would be perfect!
Chris Pinn - 10/04/2020
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