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Fri May 19, 2017 9:21 am by Mark Barnes

Good night last night. busy down there again great to see planes, helis, quads and discuss gliders all enjoying the seperate flightlines.

I had a good time instructing and mocking Mr Sayle. His A10 looked gread to begin with...................

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Re: no lift??

Post by colin on Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:09 pm

now set throttle trim at mid and centres on servo's not quite right now a little high, will redo servos
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Post by Rich on Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:15 pm

Not sure here Colin why would the servo centres of the head move when you move the throttle/motor trim, setting up is very labour intensive but worthwhile in the end, get it right & flying the beast gets a whole lot easier I think..!!!

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Post by colin on Fri Jun 04, 2010 8:34 pm

I fitted the new servos re bob finless vid but did not realise he had the trim at centre, also sub trims centre on tx so I'll start again phew!!!
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Post by Sam Thomas on Fri Jun 04, 2010 8:39 pm

LOL
Good luck with it!!!
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Post by Zaidy on Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:35 pm

Good, you are heading in the right direction now. I was going to send you a link for Finless Bob, but it sounds like you have it.

Once the mechanical set up is correct, the curves are the easy bit.

Good luck

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Post by Marty on Fri Jun 04, 2010 11:18 pm

Bit off topic for a mo, (soz). Colin, is that you in your avitar? if it is, is there a story? I think I'm viewed as a little excentric myself ... can't for the life of me think why lol
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Post by colin on Sat Jun 05, 2010 1:38 am

ok
mech all done, servos centred, but cant get blades into positive pitch with pitch curves, should I adjust the links on the blades?
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Post by Brian Colclough on Sat Jun 05, 2010 7:33 am

From the figures you've quoted Colin and what you've described it sounds like the pitch channel wants reversing but I've no idea what trannie your using and whether that's possible

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Post by Mark Barnes on Sat Jun 05, 2010 8:58 am

Colin easy way to check is disconect the motor then move the trottle stick up, if the swash gose up its the right way if it gose down the pich channel will need revercing like Bri says

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Post by colin on Sat Jun 05, 2010 9:21 am

yep swash goes up and down with throttle stick
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Post by Mark Barnes on Sat Jun 05, 2010 9:44 am

it will be a linkadge fault then Colin, not sure which, I`ll have a think

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Post by Zaidy on Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:16 am

Just written a long post of to do and look for, but lost it !

is your pitch curve liner ? 0 to 100, if so I would agree with Mark, if not then make sure its liner first before you set any thing up.

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Post by colin on Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:31 am

pitch curve is
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not quite liner on the graph
just out of interest my reverse menu is ch1 nor ch4 nor
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Post by Andy Sayle on Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:37 am

I'm probably not the best person to comment here, but is there a chance that a component is on upside down (or back to front)?

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Re: no lift??

Post by Zaidy on Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:41 am

For the heli to be setup correctly
ALL Pitch curve needs to be linear NORM, ST1,ST2, that way when setting up the mechanics you have full travel in all directions.
once you have you straight line on TX and your mechanics are setup correctly
then you start setting up your curve to suit.

When ever you set a heli up, you always have all your pitch curves,throttle curves linear and mix are off. So that you have full range on every thing then you tame things down to suit you needs.

Not sure what you mean "just out of interest my reverse menu is ch1 nor ch4 nor
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Post by Guest on Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:38 am

have you tried fixed wing Twisted Evil

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Post by Marty on Sat Jun 05, 2010 11:45 am

Thats "Dry" John
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Post by Rich on Sat Jun 05, 2010 1:05 pm

If you time bring the heli transmitter & manuals down the field today or sunday it will be much easier to eyeball the setup

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Post by colin on Sun Jun 06, 2010 3:28 pm

just been up to the field, sadly no one about.
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