Electric glider lightweight pod, as used in our Geronimo F5J electric glider.
This ultralight pod has a light carbon/Kevlar layup. This is quite slim and the electric version requires a 32 mm spinner. Although a 28 mm diameter outrunner (eg Hacker A20-20L) can just be fitted getting the wires to clear the rotating case is problematic. It is easier to fit a 28 mm inrunner (eg Mega 16/15/5), a smaller ourtunner like the ADH300L
or a geared inrunner like any of our Powerline range. Note the canopy hatch opening is only 12 cm x 2 cm but it can be opened up to a max of about 13.5 cm x 2.5 cm. A little bending will be required if fitting a motor over this size. Also it is perfectly okay to open it up by a few millimetres by filing or Dremelling away some of the material. This will not appreciably weaken the pod.
Supplied with a removable carbon canopy. The 22 mm boom
is not included in the price and should be purchased separately. The AVA V mount
fits this boom to make a complete Drela type pod-boom-tail mount fuselage.
Suitable for use on Bubble Dancer type and other home design RC gliders. For pure gliders a wooden nosecone can easily be glued in place.
|Geronimo Pod Specification|
|Electric pod length ex spigot
|Electric pod length inc spigot
|Nose to wing LE
|Boom spigot diameter
|Wing root chord approx
|Max wing chord
|Recommended boom wide end OD