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Posted By sportflyer

After some experimentation I found the following:...

After some experimentation I found the following:

To set initial attitude , Turn on TX with mode switch in Rate position. Connect the Lipo and within a few seconds flip the mode switch from rate...
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Posted By sportflyer

Yes I read that topic but it still does not...

Yes I read that topic but it still does not answer my first question : When after power up do I do the center point calibration . Immediately , anytime after power up? Normally there is a window of...
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Posted By sportflyer

NX-3 gyro calibration

This is my first NX-3 Gyro so the set up instructions is a bit confusing regarding learning the center positions:

1) On first time powering up the gyro , First calibration is to switch between...
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Posted By sportflyer

Gyro received and installed. No indication of...

Gyro received and installed. No indication of front direction only instruction is to place the gyro with the long side parallel to the fuselage. Anyway its working fine. I think this gyro would...
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Posted By sportflyer

I decided to buy a cheap gyro ...the NX-3 for the...

I decided to buy a cheap gyro ...the NX-3 for the foamy plane. Will be getting it today.
From what I see in the YouTube videos on setting up this gyro , some have the short side with the...
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Posted By sportflyer

LOL ! On the planes with gyro, 95% of the time ...

LOL ! On the planes with gyro, 95% of the time I use HH for take off then switch to rate mode immediately after take off. HH is great assist in certain maneuvers like hover , high alpha flying...
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Posted By sportflyer

I use gyros on the rudder of some of the planes...

I use gyros on the rudder of some of the planes that are tricky on take off (ex Spitfire ) . I also use Gyros on all axis in several sport and fun fly planes .
I have used Eagle Tree Guardian ,...
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Posted By sportflyer

I can connect the HobbyEagle Super A3 to a...

I can connect the HobbyEagle Super A3 to a laptop for programming . Do I really need the programming box for the Hobby Eagle A3 Super 3 ? Is it that much simpler ?
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Posted By sportflyer

[QUOTE=solentlife;1022028]Reverser ? Its only...

[QUOTE=solentlife;1022028]Reverser ? Its only needed if both servos have arms pointing in same direction ... but if they are 180 degrees to each other - then simple Y lead is fine
I have planes with...
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Posted By sportflyer

The target plane is a foamy for park flying ...

The target plane is a foamy for park flying This plane uses a single aileron servo and the A3 pro is fine.
So the simplest way of reusing this gyro on other planes with 2 ail servos is to use a...
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Posted By sportflyer

gyro on ailerons with 2 servos

I have a airplane gyro Eagle A3 Pro that has only a single output for ailerons ie no Aux output for 2nd aileron .
Has anyone tried to connect the aileron output of the gyro to only one aileron? I...
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Posted By sportflyer

BL-3GRC gyro setup

I would like to set up a 3 position switch to control gyro operation off/rate/HH . After looking at the BL documentation it seems I have to do it with 2 switches, Is this correct? Thanks
Forum: Power Systems
09-19-2019, 01:31 AM
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Posted By sportflyer

So I should set it towards the high end for fixed...

So I should set it towards the high end for fixed wing aircraft . Tks
Forum: Power Systems
09-17-2019, 09:08 PM
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Posted By sportflyer

Startup power setting in ESC

What is startup power setting in ESC . The Turnigy Plush 32 series ESC programming card has this setting and it ranges from 10% to 45% . Is this related to how fast the ESC responds to throttle...
07-07-2015, 12:32 AM
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Posted By sportflyer

Thanks for the suggestions.

Thanks for the suggestions.
07-01-2015, 06:15 PM
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Posted By sportflyer

I am looking for something a slower than a...

I am looking for something a slower than a quickie 500. I cant keep up with anything faster.
06-29-2015, 05:35 AM
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Posted By sportflyer

How about the Kunai ? ...

How about the Kunai ? http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXEAVK&P=ML
06-29-2015, 01:39 AM
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Posted By sportflyer

I just want to buzz to altitude and do some...

I just want to buzz to altitude and do some aerobatics. I don't need it to be fast like my Quickie 500 .
06-27-2015, 06:49 PM
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Posted By sportflyer

Warmliner recommendations

I have flown all kinds of r/c airplanes over a period of about 50 years but have never tried any form of gliders . I thought maybe its time to give it a go .It has to be a decent size for old eyes (...
06-17-2015, 06:16 PM
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Posted By sportflyer

EC-5 Connectors

I notice there are two types of male pins...the banana and the split pin. I also noticed that some of the contacts have to be inserted into the plastic housing from the front , others from the rear...
06-06-2015, 06:46 PM
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Posted By sportflyer

OK. I definitely have a right receiver problem ....

OK. I definitely have a right receiver problem . When the right side motor control signal was supplied by the left receiver , both motors function perfectly . No more drop outs. However the right...
06-06-2015, 04:32 AM
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Posted By sportflyer

As a last resort I separated the two OV-10 booms...

As a last resort I separated the two OV-10 booms and spaced them about 6 apart. I then operated them like in the assembled airplane . The problem went away and it's rock steady , no more cut offs on...
06-06-2015, 04:23 AM
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Posted By sportflyer

I agree . Also to save pulling many servo wires...

I agree . Also to save pulling many servo wires from one side to the other. The wiring is so much simpler with 2 receivers .
06-06-2015, 01:44 AM
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Posted By sportflyer

Can I do this instead : I am currently...

Can I do this instead :

I am currently using ch 3 of left receiver for left ESC. I can use spare Ch 4 of left receiver for right speed control by replacing the right speed control signal wire...
06-05-2015, 09:01 PM
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Posted By sportflyer

Twin motor problem with OV-10

I have an OV-10 . The twin motor is setup as 2 separate systems powered buy a common battery located in the center fuselage. ie 2 receivers, 2 ESC , separate left and right side servos etc. Because...
12-17-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By sportflyer

I will be using Hitec Minima 8 ch compatible...

I will be using Hitec Minima 8 ch compatible receiver, from Aloft hobbies . ESC is Castle Thunderbird. TX is Royal EVO9 converted to 2.4ghz using Hitec Spectra module.
12-16-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By sportflyer

The receiver will be about 1 inch away from the...

The receiver will be about 1 inch away from the ESC , side by side . Antennas will be behind the both of them . Hopefully I can space them at 90 degrees to each other , sometimes I can only space...
12-16-2014, 03:14 AM
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Posted By sportflyer

Distance between receiver and esc

Can I assume that there will be no interference between a 2.4ghz receiver and ESC even if they are located "next to each other " ....I mean about 2 inches apart on opposite sides of a fuselage?
11-19-2014, 10:58 PM
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Posted By sportflyer

Tsunam -E

Has anyone built and flown a Rich Uravitch Tsunam-E? Any inputs would be welcomed as I intend to build one from his plans. Tks
11-15-2014, 02:43 AM
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Posted By sportflyer

Can anyone advise please ? Tks Found...

Can anyone advise please ? Tks

Found answer through Hobby Hanger.
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