Posts filed under: Test

Episode 144 – NCR1860B The Future of RC Batteries?

Buy the battery pack here: http://store.mygeekshow.com/product-p/3.3a-4s-2c-battery.htm NCR18650B: A Lithium Ion battery with a ton of promise! People say it has twice the energy per gram as LiPos… but is that...
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Episode 143 – Split Elevon Air Brakes!?!

Can I use a split elevon for an air brake? Raptor 100 lead the way! I’ll be selling these kits on my store here in the next week or two!...
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Episode 135 – Raptor Bungee Launch!

After a few painful hand launches of my Raptor 140, I decided there had to be a better way to reliably and consistently get my large and slightly heavy airplane...
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Episode 128 – Maximum Radio Range Test

I set up a 5k circuit of waypoints, with a max distance from the ground station of 1.6k, and set the Raptor to fly it, and continue to fly it,...
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Episode 125 – Failsafe and Telemetry Control

After flying 15 missions and traveling over 150km to establish the APM’s reliability, I completed this final test of key failsafe and telemetry control functionality. Specifically, I proved the APM...
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Episode 120 – Geek Wagon

Finally! A new MyGeekShow video! This week I made a GeekWagon to carry the Raptor during take off, check it out!...
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Episode 113 – Wing Spar Testing

On this episode of MyGeekShow I tested 9 different wing spars to better understand how shapes, structure and material affect performance, and to determine what my options are for getting...
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Episode 80 – GPS Interference Testing

This episode we tested our APM2’s ability to “see” through various materials in an effort to determine if it’s placement on the Shrike is allowing the GPS signals to reach...
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Episode 70 – Flying Wing Vectored Thrust?!?

On this episode of MyGeekShow we attempted to add thrust vectoring to our Raptor, with some very interesting results! See you Wednesday, -Trent & Nick –Raptor– Tx: Flyer9x with er9x...
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Episode 74 – APM Failsafe Testing

This week we successfully tested the APM2’s failsafe settings (what will the APM do if looses RC transmission). It worked great! The airplane safely returned to the launch point. After...
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