FT versa update: Added gopro mount and wing tips

First i glued a little case together to hold the gopro. Next I set the gopro down on a sheet of foam, and using the gopro apps live view, I moved the camera forward until I could not see it anymore. This gave me the placement from the leading edge that i wanted.

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Instead of removing the part from the plane that I needed for the gopro mount,  making  just a hole, I glued it down to reinforce the front leading edge.

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Next i glued in the frame I had made, installed the Velcro strap, and glued some reinforcing bars (Popsicle sticks) on the bottom.

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With the wingtips installed I can now store it vertically.

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Next will be motor, esc, immersionRC, and rx. Lastly i will install the battery to get proper CG.

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2 thoughts on “FT versa update: Added gopro mount and wing tips

  1. Nice build. I like your GoPro mount design. It is looked durable, but I think you should fly several times after landing safely. then add GoPro on it. My wing is almost broken by landing. 😦

    • Thanks that is a good idea. I need everything in place so I can get my CG correct. I guess I could just put some weights in its place until I get it flying well.

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