TP3 reincarnated Tadpole 3

By airrage on Jan 16, 2023

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I used the insides of my TP3 wich I hardly flew anymore, mainly due to the weird cam angle needed as the canopy sits higher than the prop line.

Always fancied the classic Tadpole frames from Armattan. So I ordered a Tadpole 2.5 frame, after assembly of the frame I found it super small, and did not think the aio inc naked vista would fit.
Yes, I know what you are thinking, should've got the HD frame. No! too heavy. Decided to order the Tadpole 3 frame non-hd, because, weight. The classic 3in frame vs the hd is 7gr difference!

When that frame came in I assembed it noticed the friggin body is identical to the 2.5inch which I kinda overlooked. F... it, I began the transplant. It all went pretty easy to be honest, clearances are very tight but it fits! I did not want to use spacers on the top/bottom plate to get away with cramming it all in there as many others have done. I think I might have build the lightest Tadpole 3 with a vista to date?!

The buzzer had to come although there isn't quite room for it I managed to find a spot for it. As it flew perfectly fine I am expecting it to be PnP when the rain decides to stop. I might do the same on the Tadpole 2.5 as it will be a exact same layout, maybehen summer is around the corner.



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