1.  Acquired all parts for thrust experiment from Josh.

    2.  Picked out ducted fan, motor, controller, charger, and batteries.

    3.  Parts delivered from hobby-lobby and documented.

 

Alternatives for Fan Choice

Alternative 1

Item Part No. Distributor Description Unit Price #Units Subtotal
Ducted Fan  WMD0013 hobby-lobby 88mm rotor diameter, 93mm outside diameter of tube and 114mm dia. front fairing ring. The fan for 3.2mm shafts fits all Speed 500 or 600 motors, and the fan for 5mm shafts fits Jeti Phasor motors preferably the 15/3 or 15/4 which are allowed to spin up to 20,000 rpm.
74.5 1 74.5
Motor GR6311 hobby-lobby http://www.hobby-lobby.com/speed600.htm  33.5 1 33.5
Controller JE450 hobby-lobby http://www.hobby-lobby.com/jeti.htm  47.9 1 47.9
Batteries FM15002 hobby-lobby http://www.hobby-lobby.com/kokam.htm  38.9 3 116.7
Charger FMA402 hobby-lobby http://www.hobby-lobby.com/chargers_lipoly.htm  99.9 1 99.9

Total    

372.5

 

  

Recommended Alternative 2

Item Part No. Distributor Description Unit Price #Units Subtotal
Ducted Fan  HW750 wemotec

http://www.wemotec.com/index_e.html 

173 1 173
Motor Ultra 3300-7H (6362) hobby-lobby http://www.hobby-lobby.com/speed600.htm (not listed) 1 na
Controller JE450 hobby-lobby http://www.hobby-lobby.com/jeti.htm  47.9 1 47.9
Batteries FM3402S hobby-lobby http://www.hobby-lobby.com/kokam.htm  28.5 2 57
Batteries FM3403S hobby-lobby http://www.hobby-lobby.com/kokam.htm  42.5 2 85
Charger FMA402 hobby-lobby http://www.hobby-lobby.com/chargers_lipoly.htm  99.9 1 99.9

Total   

462.8
 

 

Motor Motor Weight (N) Thrust(N) Volts Amps Watts Battery Weight (N) Thrust to Weight Ratio   Motor Weight (Oz) Thrust (Oz) Battery Weight  (Oz)

500

   
1788 1.52962425 2.781135 14.4 5.6 39 0.46723068 1.39275766   5.5 10 1.68
1799 1.668681 5.8403835 8.4 24 102 2.19709665 1.510791367   6 21 7.9
3305 1.668681 7.787178 8.4 41 156 4.3941933 1.28440367   6 28 15.8

600

   
1786 1.9467945 5.8403835 12 21 108 1.86892272 1.530612245   7 21 6.72
1793 1.9467945 6.674724 8.4 30 125 3.295644975 1.273209549   7 24 11.85
3301 2.224908 6.3966105 9.6 22 117 2.19709665 1.446540881   8 23 7.9
3302 2.224908 5.56227 12 15 99 1.24594848 1.602564103   8 20 4.48
3323 2.19709665 4.449816 8.4 13 70 0.9455859 1.415929204   7.9 16 3.4
6311 1.8911718 6.9528375 7.2 36 135 2.31946659 1.651254954   6.8 25 8.34

700

   
3308 3.4486074 7.5090645 9.6 28 127 3.295644975 1.113402062   12.4 27 11.85
3307 3.4486074 10.2901995 12 30 193 4.63893318 1.272352132   12.4 37 16.68
6316 3.4486074 10.2901995 9.6 30 150 3.295644975 1.525773196   12.4 37 11.85
6317 3.4486074 10.2901995 14.4 30 153 4.63893318 1.272352132   12.4 37 16.68
Thrust show in based on certain prop dimension and is used in this table simply for comparison

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