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Old 02-05-2017, 06:30 PM   #80 (permalink)
getsuyoubi
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Yes, I probably have to put them on the side. I haven't installed the tail gearbox and rotor yet, but without those it turns out to be pretty much balanced without the batteries. That means I likely have to put them on the sides. In pod and boom it needed two 6s 3300mAh batteries to be balanced, though. Maybe for the test I will just use one in the front.

The reason for it looking so tidy is simple. I flew this helicopter for over a year in pod-and-boom configuration, so everything is attached to the frame. In your build you bought the 550 with the intention of installing it into a fuselage, which meant that you didn't have to squeeze everything into the frame.

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