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News - World’s First Brushless ESC with Bluetooth Live View and Data Logger!

Posted 06-17-2010 at 03:58 PM by Bri (RC Heli News)
Updated 06-18-2010 at 08:18 AM by Bri (additional information added)

Raczing Technology has launched the world’s first brushless speed controller - Mercury 50A for radio control model hobbyists that can stream measured and calculated electrical parameters right to your cell-phone.

By eliminating awkward wires and bulky display panel, Mercury 50 is the smallest and lightest in its class, and it can easily fit into your electrical powered radio control model. When
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Notes/Links/Etc on the Trex 250

Posted 06-16-2010 at 11:15 AM by Silverexpress01
Updated 06-24-2011 at 05:23 AM by Silverexpress01 (Just trying something new.)

Settings for Castle Creation's Pheonix 25 amp ESC:

Fixing a warped main gear:

Balancing your Heli:

Gyro's on Real Helis:
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New Futaba GY701 (Gyro/Governor Combo)

Posted 06-15-2010 at 11:34 PM by Bri (RC Heli News)

The following was reported by Matt Botos about the new Futaba GY701 Gyro/Governor Combo!

"I received one of the brand new Futaba GY701 (governor/gyro combo) two days before XFC. I was a little bit skeptical to change right before a competition but I am very pleased I did.
The Gyro portion of this unit works just as well as the GY520 if not
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New Flying Site Released by Phoenix Sim!

Posted 06-15-2010 at 10:43 AM by Bri (RC Heli News)

Phoenix Sim has released a new flying site (Car Park).

The below pic is of the new flying site with Slyster's Outrage 550 variant perched on a wall. Slyster's variant and others are available for download in the Phoenix Flight Sim Forum here on HeliFreak.

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Posted 06-15-2010 at 04:01 AM by hjns

15 June 2010

Just wanted to show a weird wobble after a minor crash, probably due to a malfunctioning aileron servo. Apologies for the vid quality. Just start watching from 20 seconds onwards.

  • HP08-1S motor with 20T pinion gear
  • OS 500 mAh 20C Lipo
  • Plastic 4G3 swashplate
  • Dkfuji CNC FBL head
  • Balanced stock foamies with vinyl taped ends
  • Titanium tail servo rod
  • Microheli tail cage and tail slider
  • Mechanics: main shaft completely
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