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Motor mount for Brooklyn Aerodrome Towel RC plane

by technophobe, published

Motor mount for Brooklyn Aerodrome Towel RC plane by technophobe Dec 11, 2011

Description

Prototype mount for a TowerPro brushless motor intended for Brooklyn Aerodrome's Towel RC plane design.

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Instructions

Build instructions for the Towel are available on the Brooklyn Aerodrome site:
brooklynaerodrome.com/build1.html

This part is a drop-in replacement for the motor mount described in the above instructions.

The dxf file has a drawing of the TowerPro plate for which the mount was originally designed. Change the dims there for alternate plates and recompile the OpenSCAD model. Additionally, there is a "margin" parameter in the scad file if the plate is just a bit tight.

You'll have to drill out the bolt holes on the mount face for the plate; the set screw locations were different relative to the mounting holes for each of the four motors I have, and I wanted them to be in an accessible location once the mount was attached to the Towel deck.
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