Posts filed under: MTP

Episode 30 – MTP3 Flight and the GeekStar

On this episode of My Geek Show I fly my Modular testing platform 3 with a larger wing (5 feet instead of 4 feet). Unfortunately, it didn’t function due to...
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Episode 29 – MTP3 Maiden Flight

On this episode of MyGeekShow I maiden (first flight) my scratch build rc airplane: the modular testing platform 3 (MTP3). It flew just as well as I’d hoped and most...
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Episode 24 – Deadly Speed Records

I set out to find the max speed of my MTP2, with disastrous consequences. I used the “How Fast” (see http://www.wingedshadow.com/howfast.html) to tell me my max airspeed after each flight....
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Episode 23 – Improving and Flying the MTP2

This week I made improvements to the MTP2 and took it for some general flight maneuvers to get a better feel for its abilities, its turning into quite the platform!...
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Episode 22 – Successful MTP Maiden Flight!!!

The Modular Testing Platform 2 flies! It flies really well! I had a great hand toss takeoff, a rough start as I figured out the control sensitivities and trim, some...
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Episode 21 – Completing the MTP II

I completed 99% of the MTP II, next week will be it’s maiden flight. On this episode I show you the final details and request any feedback you can give...
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Episode 20 – Building the MTP II

I completed the MTP II (Modular Testing Platform) as far as I could while I waited to receive the new Motor and Servos I’d ordered. They came in the last...
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Episode 18 – MTP Crash

So close!!! Got the CG just about perfect, had enough thrust, everything was going right, until… my Transmitter’s elevator was backwards (I pulled up to go up, it went down)....
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Episode 17 – Flight and Next Steps

Time was tight this week and I only got to do one 3 second flight. The CG is still too far back! I’ll be working to improve that and start...
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