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1st GPS Test Flight

Posted 03-12-2014 at 07:11 AM by nickyd
Updated 03-19-2014 at 11:11 PM by nickyd

GPS Test Flight 1 : Nick Dimeck : 11/03/14

Heli:
Mini Titan E325 V1 with torque tube tail
3S1P 25C Lipo, 2221-8 Motor
SK720 Blue, SK-GPS, SK-LED2
DS95 on Cyclic
DS95i on Tail
Ice Lite 50
CC10 Amp Bec
DX7 Transmitter
History :
• Last flight with SK720 Blue prior to GPS flight : vibe score=0.6
• SK720 Blue returned from recalibration prior to first GPS flight.
• Set up newly recalibrated SK-720 and...
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DX7 Charging Notes:

Posted 03-11-2014 at 07:11 AM by nickyd

googled notes:

16 hours charge time
My DX7 usually is at about 10.9-11.2 right when I take it off the charger..(like this morning..).. and at the end of the day.. about 7-8 flights total(2 different planes).. its at 10.4.
I agree with DGrant. The transmitter will work down to something like 9 volts, but that doesn't mean it's safe to fly at those levels. Once you get below 9.6, the drop off can be quite rapid, especially if you have a weak battery.
and drops...
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Heli-Log 3:10:2014

Posted 03-10-2014 at 06:32 AM by rcnut
Updated 03-12-2014 at 05:40 AM by rcnut

The weather is finally getting warmer! Hopefully the sub artic temperature have ended!

Trex 700N And now comes the hard part… My Whiplash gasser is a lot of fun to fly and being a gas heli, flight times are around 18 minutes! That would be hard to beat as a nitro, not to mention nitro cost is a lot more than gas or Colman fuel. My initial plan was to sell my Trex 700N and keep the Rave 90 ENV and the Team Heliproz Nitro heli.

After doing a little research, I found...
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Heli-Log 3:7:2014

Posted 03-07-2014 at 08:21 AM by rcnut

As promised...So here we are, a new year, and a new month…March, but not for long! Time is flying by!

Now for a re-cap of last year;

My 6HV, Protos 500, Rave, Trex 700N, and Team Heliproz Whiplash Nitro, and my DJI F450 quad are all stored for the winter. I was trying to have the GoPro working on the quadcopter so I could shoot some nice winter videos...

My Compass 3D+ is still waiting for any type of wrenching, but that may not happen for a while....
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UH-1n Semi scale Huey

Posted 03-06-2014 at 01:53 AM by flyingdragon (Semi Scale Huey UH-1N / Bell 212 450 size helicopter)

Hi everybody, this my first time posting here and I wish I can get some answers and help! I just finished building my second semi scale helicopter and this time is a Huey UH-1N or bell 212,

this Helicopter Weight 1,590 Gram with 3s 25c 3300 mah pack!!
I checked the battery and it was 280gram, the bird itself was 1310gram
the setup I have is 335mm blades, 450m stock 400w 3500kv align motor with 11t pinion,
the ESC is ICE 2 60amp,
also it has separate...
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