Fuselage set #133 with ballast set

Product Code: SET133BS
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Fuselage set #133 with ballast suitable for wingspan up to 4 meters / 158".

This fuselage set is designed so that it has beautiful aerodynamic lines, is easy on the eyes and, most importantly, possesses excellent flight characteristics. The pod is large and strong enough to easily carry 4-meter / 158" wings. The fuselage pod #133 can be used for various purposes in various categories, such as F5J, F3J, ALES and other homebuild projects or replacements for a pre-existing model.

Set contains pod, carbon tailboom, V-mount and ballast set.

Set weights 245 grams (8.64 oz) without ballast.

Carbon tailboom is 1010 mm / 39.76" long and weights 65g / 2.29 oz.

Carbon tail boom is made from several carbon types. Materials are strategicaly positioned so the boom is of its maximum strength and minimum weight.

Carbon V-mount has ID of 18 mm / 0.70" and weights 6 grams / 0.21 oz.
You get few different bolts with it.

The pod is completely made of composites (multiple types of materials), mainly aramid, and has carbon fiber reinforcements on strategic spots, giving it additional strength to endure heavier straining. It is, of course, 2.4 GHz friendly. It is strong enough to withstand even hardcore landings and other forces. The part where the tow hook is, the pylon are also reinforced, just like the top of the nose, so it can be landed roughly.

The canopy is designed in a way that there is enough space to easily manipulate all the components in the pod, allowing the battery to be inserted and connected easily, improving usability on the field. The edges around the canopy are also reinforced with carbon.
It is supplied with a removable carbon canopy.

The pylon is 184 mm / 7.24" long i additionally strengthened with multiple carbon types and layers, so the wings may be up to 260 mm / 10.23" in depth, but even larger ones can be mounted. Dihedral angle of pylon is 2.5° on each side.

This pod is suitable for wingspans of up to 4 meters (158"). It is ideal for home builders, as it can be used as a replacement pod for other projects, too.

The standard pod version is in white, i.e. coated with gel coat, which is UV stable and wear-resistant.

Tailboom suitable for this pod: Carbon tailboom #222 and extra strong #223.


Ballast set:
The ballast tube is made of kevlar to ensure strength and it will easily carry enough ballast. The weights are made of 10 CNC processed brass weights weighing up to 780 gr. The pod comes with an already installed kevlar ballast tube holder, the ballast tube is fastened on the outer side of the pod behind the canopy with premade slots and bolts. The brass weights are made with a center hole so you can hold them all in place with a steel wire. The first and last weight have a fastening bolt.

Ballast kit includes:
10x CNC milled cylindrical brass weights - 50x16mm, each weight 77.5grams
1x kevlar tube - length 510mm
1x plastic coated steel wire to hold the weights in one place
Various bolts for fastening and the required allen key

The pod #133 is designed so that it can be converted into an electro version.
Being that the nose is additionally strengthened, it can be cut off at a certain length to achieve the required diameter. To install a motor for the electro version, you only need to glue a firewall and it is done.

If you require a pod version which is lighter or much stronger than the standard one, simply contact us and we can make a custom one for you. This also goes for the selection of materials.

Fuselage Pod Specifications
Length 780 mm / 30.70
Length 1010 mm / 39.76
Wing depth 260 mm / 10.23
Profile AG series
Boom diameter 30 mm ID / 1.18
Dihedral angle 2.5° on each side pylon
Weight 174 g / 6.13 oz
Carbon Tail Boom
Wide End 30 mm ID / 1.18
Narrow End 15 mm OD / 0.59
Weight 65 g / 2.29 oz
Wall thickness 0.65 mm / 0.025
Inside diameter 18 mm / 0.70
Weight 6g / 0.21 oz
Height of the tailplane mounting plate 50 mm / 1.96
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