Posts filed under: Raptor 140

Episode 155 – The Need for Speed!

How fast can the Raptor 140 fly? Lets put the two packs in series instead of parallel and DOUBLE the power output of the motor!...
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Episode 154 – Back to the Skies!

MyGeekShow is finally back! Just a fun day of flying the Raptor 100 and Raptor 140…...
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Episode 153 – Raw Flight Testing Video

Raw flight testing video...
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Episode 151 – USA Trip Almost Ready

Almost ready for the USA trip!...
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Episode 150 – Emergency Auto Landing

Mayday! Mayday! I tested the FPV system on the Raptor140B, with nearly disastrous results. Luckily, the APM was onboard to save the day! I added the 400mw 1.3Ghz FPV transmitter...
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Episode 149 – Auto Pilot Follow Me

ArduPlane, APM2.6 and Mission Planner come together to make an awesome feature called “Follow Me” where the ground station sends the airplane it’s GPS location and the airplane will go...
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Episode 148 – Long Range Telemetry

How far can these telemetry modules transmit? Lets find out!!...
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Episode 147 – Raptor 140C Build Update

A quick updated on the Raptor140’s build status...
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Episode 145 – Epic RC Crossbow Launcher

After having some difficulty launching the heavier Raptor140B+ (carries three 5Ah batteries) I decided to invest the time into building a cross bow launcher. It has a few key features...
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Episode 140 – 62 Minute Flight! 72km/44mi!

Mission accomplished! The objective was to fly over 60 minutes (1 hour) without stopping to replace or recharge the batteries. This test was to prove that flying at this weight...
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