E-Soar

8 Feb 2017: v2.0 with integral timer. Supports OpenTx v. 2.1, 2.2, Taranis and Horus.

Description

E-Soar is a full-feature setup for electric sailplanes with 2 + 4 servos. Control of motor is simple on/off. Suitable models include: MPX Heron, MPX Cularis, E-Flite Radian Pro, Pulsar Pro etc.

Version 2.0 has numerous changes and refinements, see version history

Key features:

A novel Calibration mode is provided, for quick setup of control surfaces.

Taranis layout

Default interface (X9D + mode 2 shown) - flight modes , mix adjusters and misc

Specifications

Requirements

See Download section

Application

- For electric gliders with six servos
- Support for X-, T- and V-tail
- Any stick mode

Flight modes

- Power, Thermal, Cruise, Landing
- Voice confirmation of flight mode

Motor features

- Full-power or Off
- Secure arming/kill system
- Dedicated 'Power' flight mode

In-flight adjusters

- Adjuster for aileron diff
- Adjuster for spoiler compensation

Spoiler functions

- Aileron differential suppression
- Reverse differential
- Spoiler->elevator compensation
- Adjustable spoiler stick deadband

Camber functions

- Variable flap control (Thermal mode)

Control surface calibration

- 'CAL' mode for easy travel adustment
- 5-point balancing curve for flaps
- Full rotation available on flap servos

Misc

- Integral flight timer
- Channels 8-9 free for other functions
- Aileron to rudder mix

E-Soar v2.0.0 (.zip)

Supported transmitters: Horus, Taranis X9D, X9DP, X9E
For OpenTx: v2.1.9+, v2.2 RC10+

Setup Guide only (PDF)

Version history

Links

Blog: A better motor arming system for the Taranis

Contact

Feedback and queries welcome, please see contact page.