The plane was successfully flown in manual (RC) mode however the motor blew up approximately 2 minutes into the flight. The following footage (20 seconds) is of the plane gliding in for a smooth landing after motor failure (please excuse the camera shake my little bother was filming).
This build log entry details construction of the Borjet Maja airframe specifications for which can be found in a previous blog post here.
Borjet (Germany) have generously decided to sponsor Rescue Robotics to help promote their Maja UAV kit.
The Maja UAV kit has the following specifications:
· Wingspan: 180 cm
· Length: 120 cm
· Weight without battery: 1.5 kg
· Payload (including battery): 1.5 kg
· Base construction material: EPP foam
I will be documenting my build process as I go here on rescuerobotics.com.au
image taken from DIY drones.