UAV Mapper Airframe Assembly Guide


Do the following in sequence to build your UAV Mapper airframe.

  1. Kit contents
  2. Building materials
  3. Glue spar tips
  4. Install the control horns
  5. Install the servo quick connects
  6. Install the winglets

Kit contents

  • EPP wing set and body
  • Camera mount
  • Control horns (2)
  • 10mm x 31” carbon fiber tube - center wing spar (1)
  • 10mm x 28” carbon fiber tube – leading edge wing spars (2)
  • Control rod with Z bend (2)
  • Control rod quick connect (2)
  • 3/32" Imperial hex key for quick connect
  • 3mm x 8mm motor mount screws (4)
  • Servo extensions included with airframe
  • From Extension Length To Peripheral
    RC 30cm SBUS out from receiver
    SB 30cm RSSI out from receiver
    MAIN OUT 1 30cm Right wing servo
    MAIN OUT 2 15cm Left wing servo
    AUX OUT 4 15cm Hot shoe
    AUX OUT 2 15cm Camera trigger
    AUX OUT 1 15cm Parachute
    L9R 15cm male to male RSSI
    L9R 20cm male to male SBUS
    Servo - right wing 15cm body
    Servo - left wing 15cm body

Building materials - not included

  • Hot glue.
  • Medium CA. Foam safe NOT required.
  • CA activator

Glue the spar tips

  1. Use CA to glue the center spar tips to the spar.

Install the control horns

  1. Drip medium CA into the control horn gap.
  2. Quickly press the control horn into the gap.
  3. Spray with CA accelerator.
  4. Do both sides.

Install the quick connects and pushrods

  1. Insert the pushrod quick connect on the tip side of the wing as shown. Press the black nylon washer on with pliers.

Install the Winglets

  1. Insert the leading edge spar backwards so you can align the winglet.
  2. Apply hot glue the wing tip.
  3. Slide winglet over spar and align bottom edge, then firmly press together until hot glue cools. Do both sides.

Complete Airframe

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