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Kev goes to Dayton - Oct 2017
Dayton Wingmasters Heli Fun Fly - Oct 2017

Michigan Whirlybirds 2nd Annual Helicopter Championships - May 1988

Bergen Intrepid Gas converted to Electric - Standard Clutch - 8s - 1650 RPM - 8 minute run time - November 26 2020
Before removing Zenoah G-26, fuel tank, throttle servo
Stock muffler
12" x 6" x 1/8" G-10 fiberglass plate purchased from
Side panels are 6" x 2". Motor plate is 3" x 3". All straight cuts.

Great Planes Set Screw Prop Adapter 6.0mm to 5/16x24. Standard Bergen fan hub without fan.
"L" brackets purchased from local home improvement store. Large holes allow for adjustment of motor/fan hub to clutch.
Scorpion HKIII-4035-500KV Motor
From the "use what ya got category," Castle Creations Phoenix Edge 160 Amp HV ESC

Standard 14 tooth pinion and 90 tooth main gear. Governed for 1650 RPM
ESC mounted on landing gear support and zip-tied to cross brace used on gas engine
5200 Mah 4s Lipo packs x 2 in series for 8s
Batteries mounted to bottom of radio tray support with Vecro straps. Velcro also on bottom of batteries and radio tray

Batteries staggered for weight distribution. Heli hangs a little nose heavy, but not by much
Side view of battery. I left the generator on as I'm using a 3300 Mah 2s LiFe battery to power radio.

Trying out the Microbeast FBL Controller and ProModeler 4-Blade head and Zeal 640mm blades - May 15 2020

Easter Morning - April 12 2020

Michigan Whirlybirds 37th Annual Fun Fly - Mt. Clemens, MI September 8, 2019

Agusta A109 @ BARC Air Show - Thompsonville, MI Aug 24, 2019

X-Cell 46 @ BARC Air Show - Thompsonville, MI August 24 2019

We're on the front page of the local paper - August 20 2019

Heli Hut Shenanigans - August 10 2019

Funkey Agusta A109C fuselage & Electrified X-Cell Mechanics - August 30 2018
Funkey 60 size Agusta 109A fuselage
Prepainted fuselage
She's huge
Scorpion 160 Amp ESC

X-Cell mechanics with Scorpion 4035-630Kv motor
Rear view

Electric X-Cell 60 - September 07 2018
Scorpion 4035-630Kv motor, Scorpion 160A ESC
Runs on two 4s 5200/5400 Mah lipos
3300 Mah LiFe battery for servos
She flies!

Electric X-Cell 60 - September 20 2018

Funkey Agusta A109C fuselage using X-Cell mechanics converted to electric - December 12 2018
All ready for flight
Tinted side windows added
X-Cell head with short main shaft
X-Cell tail blades with vinyl stripes

Added magnets to hold canopy on instead of supplied screws
This is where the batteries go
Not much area between the beacon and flybar
8mm (5/16 inch) to be exact! So far, no issues

Front landing lights added
Two 10mm bulbs

July 09 2018 - Finally cut the cord and attached a battery to the old Sullivan starter.

July 05 2018 - X-Cell 60 Custom and Raptor 50 v2

Traverse Area Model Pilots Society Annual Air Show - June 23 2018

Three X-Cells - May 05 2018

Raptor and three X-Cells - May 05 2018

MA X-Cell 60 Custom - May 03 2018

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