Battery packs - fire danger?

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  1. Nov 17, 2019 #61

    Hephaestus

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    Were talking a low likelihood occurrence. You see rc guys flying in dry conditions. Its something where you plan to manage loss of life but doesn't restrict you generally. You take the steps to mitigate the risk, and ensure you understand them... Not refuse to fly. Otherwise you'd be refusing to fly anyway as you're much more likely to have a carb icing incident than a battery fire by statistics.
     
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  2. Nov 17, 2019 #62

    Bille Floyd

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    The machine i want to place the engine/motor on , will fly
    just (fine) with-Out power ; i'm just tired of running a 100-Lb
    glider, + my weight, off a mountain, (on two Fake feet) !
    And also :
    Carb-icing , is a much easier problem to solve ; than , coming up
    with a strategy, for dealing with a battery fire .

    Bille
     
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  3. Nov 17, 2019 #63

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    Stats say... We have almost daily incidents with carb ice... We've known of the issue for a hundred years, it still takes down aircraft weekly. Doesn't sound like its resolved does it?

    Billie. No joke - look at a jetcat turbine. Couple lbs + fuel. For a foot launch - that's what I'd look at.
     
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  4. Nov 18, 2019 #64

    Bille Floyd

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    Your correct ----------------sorry ; i just got a bit temperamental !

    BIlle
     

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