To transport the aircraft, pull each antenna inside of the fuselage to prevent the ends from being bent or damaged.
system that totally makes sense.
“I recently put together a new X3
with an all-carbon-fiber fuselage and
I wanted a better 2. 4 GHz antenna
installation than I had used in the
past for the [antenna] whiskers. My
previous installations had exposed
the fragile antennas to damage during
“At our recent monthly contest, I gave
the X3 its first contest flights with the
new antenna installation without any
problems. This was the first time I had
used this idea and as such, it was really a
proof-of-concept installation. After using
the system, I’ve been quite pleased.
During subsequent contests, I have had
my X3 way downwind at 1,600-plus
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