Fun, Learning, Friendship and Mutual Respect
START  HERE


Unregistered
Go Back   HeliFreak > Blogs



Old

High winds, to fly or not to fly? That is the question.

Posted 03-15-2013 at 12:51 PM by dpelletier (DPelletier's path to RC Helicopter discoveries)

High winds, to fly or not to fly? That is the question.
In the beginning, a short 2 years ago and following the lead of others in various forums, my going to the field to attempt to fly my helicopter(s) depended on wind conditions.
Seems I had set or allowed others to set a limit of 10mph for flying safely.


Today, Other than hurrican force stuff, I don't really care so much.
I know its more to do with having gone Flybarless than my skills, fun anyway....
dpelletier's Avatar
Registered Users
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 942 Comments 0 dpelletier is offline
Old

Beam E4 V1 has gone Flybarless

Posted 05-17-2012 at 12:59 PM by dpelletier (DPelletier's path to RC Helicopter discoveries)

I was visiting my dad last weekend and brought the Beam with me. I thought he would enjoy discovering the makings of an RC Helicopter, so he helped me as I finished running the wires and tying everything down on the now flybarless Beam E4 V1.
I'm using a traditional receiver with a brand spanking new Skookum 540, so there are lots of wires.

I placed the 540 on top with the tape supplied, but that tape is rather to spongy for my liking. I zip tied it down (all I had at hand)...
dpelletier's Avatar
Registered Users
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1528 Comments 0 dpelletier is offline
Old

Skookum (SK-720)

Posted 05-03-2012 at 03:36 PM by dpelletier (DPelletier's path to RC Helicopter discoveries)

SK-720 - I bought it for the apparent quality, programming capabilities, the Self Leveling and because it is a Canadian product (I'm Canadian).

But I have decided that I do not want to use the self leveling at the risk of becoming dependent on it.
And I don't want to deal with the vibration stuff. I find I'm getting bogged down with all the available data, vibrations, telemetry amps, voltages, wattage, temperatures...

I just want to fly now.
I have...
dpelletier's Avatar
Registered Users
Posted in Uncategorized
Views 1500 Comments 0 dpelletier is offline


Copyright © 2004-2011 - William James - Helifreak.com