Can 18650 Laptop Batteries Fly a Plane?



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0:00 Intro
0:38 Components overview
0:59 Laying out plane systems
1:18 FPV Camera and HD Recorder
2:00 GPS Module for Flight Guidance
2:37 Crossfire RC Control Install
3:56 Video Transmitter Install
5:16 18650 Battery Testing
5:41 Li-Ion DIY Battery Pack
6:05 Flight Controller Programming INAV
6:39 Final Assembly and CG Check
7:25 Upgrading the 18650 battery pack
8:22 Flight Testing
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11:53 Having fun with this plane!

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3 thoughts on “Can 18650 Laptop Batteries Fly a Plane?

  • September 25, 2021 at 6:16 am
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    great video all my long range Planes and wings and quite a few of my drones are 18650s

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  • December 20, 2021 at 7:20 am
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    Best view i have ever seen !

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  • December 21, 2021 at 4:49 am
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    Best view i have ever seen !

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