Thread: kill switch
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Old 01-30-2006, 02:22 PM
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We used to have a paddle kill switch on our e-powered sailplanes back a few years ago. We also had an automotive fuse on the negative leg of the circuit so that if case things got a bit "hairy" and the prop would hit an obstacle while spinning it would blow the fuse instead of the ESC. Fuse size used depended on motor current draw.

I still use that set up on a few of my larger sailplanes, just to be safe. See attachment.
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