Freedom Flies

This was Bdale's first dual deploy airframe.


After successful L1 and L2 certs, Bdale wanted to try his hand at a full custom high power aiframe, and chose the PerfectFlite MAWD commercial recording altimeter to make this a dual deployment system.

Design Details

  • 75mm phenolic air frame
  • 38mm BSD cardboard motor mount
  • Giant Leap old-style 75mm nose cone
  • 1/16 inch G10 fins in a custom shape, with rounded edges, cut from surplus printed circuit board material.
  • 3/8 inch birch plywood centering rings and bulkheads, CNC milled, the two that hold the fins are notched for perfect fin alignment.