I learned recently that if you over heat a brushless electric motor, you will weaken the magnets – which in turn weakens the motor.
 
Here’s one sure fire way to know if you overheated a motor: the motor mount melts.
 
I thought it would be cool to take some video using a way too heavy camera. I was full out in the throttle trying to keep the stick in the air for the whole 5 minute flight. And this is what I have to show for it..
 
-jj
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