The plaster is our first homegrown airframe - We have had to remounce our rule of using COTS airframes because organizers of the EMAV2005 have limited wingspan to 50cm and we couldn't find any suitable COTS airframe. This aircraft has a wingspan of 48cm and weights 300g. It was inspired by a smaller model ( 20cm wingspan ) that had been developed in supaero to take part in manually controlled MAV competitions.
First Plaster prototype with trapezoidal wings.
CNC foam cutter.
1/2 scale mokup used to test balancing.
Second prototype with eliptical wing and autopilot shamelessly taped outside.
Third and fourth prototypes.
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