The EPP YAK 55
A 32" wingspan aerobatic slow / indoor flier
This design was built in early Dec. of 2008, and first flown on December 12th, 2008. This web page was started on December 12th, 2008, and last updated on January 10th, 2009. Thanks for visiting!
Above: The YAK55 EPP as finalized, with all rear fuselage anti-twist bracing in place, and the Doculam wing skin overlays in place- flying smoothly and handling great!
YAK 55 EPP SPECIFICATIONS- 12-12-2008
Wingspan = 32"
Wing area = 233.6 Sq. In.
Overall Length (without motor): 30"
Horizontal Stabilizer span: 13"
2 HXT500 servos for R&E, HXT900 servo for ailerons
Corona RS410 receiver
24 gram brushless motor, 1300 Kv
ESC: Turnigy Plush 10A
Battery : 2S Zippy Rhino 460 mAH LiPoly
Propeller: APC 10x3.8 electric prop
Flying weight 6-3/8 ounces
Wing Loading = 3.94 ounces per square foot
1mm CF rods used for all spar pairs and control rods
6mm Depron used for Ailerons and rudder; 6mm EPP for the rest of the structure
Above: This is the modified receiver antenna, made into a 'base loaded' antenna. It is working well on 5 of my aircraft now.
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