DH 100 Vampire – Maiden Flight Video

The de Havilland DH.100 Vampire, made by Durafly (Hobbyking) in PNF configuration. Featuring a 70mm EDF (electric ducted fan), electric retracts, EPO construction, a custom red paint job and powered by a 2650 mah 4-cell LiPo battery. This is the maiden flight of my second vampire.

This airplane flies great: excellent slow-speed characteristics due to its light weight and huge wing surfaces. Stay tuned for a photo gallery.

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Julian Melo

Julian Melo has been around the R/C hobby since 2001. His first plane was PT-40 trainer from Great Planes he built as a kit, powered by an O.S. 40 engine. Nowadays you can find him flying fast EDFs or FPV multirotors. Professionally, he's an L.A-based web developer, Wordpress ninja & SEO Analyst. He is quite fond of good coffee, gadgets and loud garage rock. Check out his site/portfolio at JJMelo.com or read his technology blog. He also recently started a new site/podcast titled UAV not Drone. Check it out!