PCM Taser Unplugged

last update: 07.10.2018

Model

  • Kit: Taser UP (unplugged) Carbon, wing colours red / white
  • Manufacturer: PCM, Austria
  • Materials
    • Fuselage: carbon fibre
    • Wings: balsa / carbon fibre
  • Status at Flying Tom: build in progress

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(please note: KST X08 servo family is used instead of Robbe/Futaba FS31 Pico shown on this picture)

Key Figures

  • Wingspan: 2’000 mm
  • Length: 
  • Flight Weight
    • Manufacturer’s Specification: starting at 400 g
    • Flying Tom’s Initial Estimate: 2 wings 125 g each + fuselage 54 g + tailplane 25 g + receiver 10 g + vario 6 g, 4 servos 8 g each + battery 2s 7.4V 950 mAh 65 g + rudder steering linkage 10 g + small parts & wiring harness 30 g = 482 g
    • Scaled: 498 g
  • Wing Area: 30.5 dm2
  • Wing Load: 16 g/dm2
  • Centre of Gravity (CG): 60 – 68 mm (manufacturer’s specification)
  • Longitudinal Dihedral (LD): 1.8° (manufacturer’s specification)

Components

  • Receiver: Jeti Duplex R5L EX
  • Servos
    • Rudder / Elevator: 2 x KST X08 V 5.0
    • Ailerons: 2 x KST X08H V 5.0
  • Battery: Swaytronic LiPo 2S 7.4V 950mAh 35C/70C JST
  • Telemetry: Jeti MVario2 (JEX-MV2)

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Receiver Ports

  • 1: rudder/elevator right
  • 2: aileron right (green)
  • 3: aileron left (red)
  • 4: rudder/elevator left
  • 5: (empty)
  • EXT: MVario2

Control Surface Settings

All figures in millimetres measured at the innermost (next to the fuselage) end of trailing edge of the respective control surfaces. Reference is the normal non-deflected position of the control surface.

  • Physical Limits (steering linkage and servos installed, power off)
    • Aileron
      • Up: 20 mm
      • Down: 30 mm
    • Rudder / Elevator:
      • Up:
      • Down:

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(below) Steering linkage and servo arm position for aileron up 20 mm.

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(below) Steering linkage and servo arm position for aileron down 30 mm.

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Cost

Pos. Description Price
1 Kit PCM Taser Unplugged Carbon 699.-
2 RC equipment (subtotal) 367.-
2.1 1 Jeti receiver R5L EX 72.-
2.2 1 Jeti MVario2 96.-
2.3 4 servos KST X08/X08H 180.-
2.4 2 servo frames RC Solution 19.-
3 1 battery 12.-
Total Price BNF (bind-and-fly) 1078.-
4 1 spare battery 12.-
Total System Price 1090.-

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