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I have - at last! - built and flown the Hawk mini DLG I was so kindly given at the 2018 F3K Eurotour. I want to thank everyone again, I still feel a bit guilty because I choked up and couldn't talk anymore - or couldn't without bursting in to tears. I made a small alteration from the standard build and put the tail plane on top of the fuselage ' as normal'. I sanded the pylon down a little to suit the flatter shape of the underneath of the tail plane. 4 x SD100s do the movement of surfaces, a 550mAh Blade 120SR single Lipo powers them along with a Jeti R4 Rx. About 8g of lead was required
I was looking for a little foamie to throw in the slope to have some fun and not worry about breaking anything in crashes. I was flying a flyingwings.co.uk Slipstream 1m delta-wing so far, but motorized. The wing was mostly indestructible, but was getting a bit floppy after lots of battering. I learned flying with this thing, 'landed' it hard on a regular basis. The wing took it well, but the motor not, the motor mount kept bending over at every crash and therefore I almost never had a straight angle of thrust. And I placed the battery so that it needed a big pack to have the right CG. It be