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Engine Failure

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Learjet Phantom, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. Learjet Phantom

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    First post here. I've been curious since I started flying my Phantom Vision+ what would happen if one of the motors stopped working in flight? Anyone experience this?
     
  2. TeamYankee

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    If the motor fails totally then it will end in a rapid spin and crash... as follows: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs02CQpg1Vs#t=47

    Not me video... ;-)

    Now if a motor starts to run slower.. then things get interesting.. but ultimately end in a crash!
     
  3. Learjet Phantom

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    Yikes! Thanks for posting.
     
  4. barrykay

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    Is there any preventative maintenience for this?
     
  5. N017RW

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    You would need to determine the MTBF or mean time between failure for each component and replace or rebuild prior.
     
  6. TeamYankee

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    Stay away from sand... it will kill your motors!