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03-29-2014, 12:18 AM
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Sticky KW club
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Posted By JetPlaneFlyer

Tom, Yes, that's good advice, better land...

Tom,

Yes, that's good advice, better land hot than get low and slow and stall. It's probably also good advise to leave the flaps until you are more accustomed to the model. They will most likely...
03-28-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 148,007
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer

Yeah, if it was badly nose heavy you would have...

Yeah, if it was badly nose heavy you would have to haul back hard on the stick to slow her up.

To be honest it looked just about bang on to me but I'm sure a little nose weight wont cause any...
03-28-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 148,007
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer

Sounds like you probably just need less throw on...

Sounds like you probably just need less throw on the elevator, or more exponential. It didn't look tail heavy to me judging from the video. In fact with the hot landing I thought you might say it was...
03-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 148,007
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer

Nice flying Tom. You did WAY better than most of...

Nice flying Tom. You did WAY better than most of the videos I see on Youtube for that same model.

What made you think that the CG was wrong?
02-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 148,007
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer

That's a good video, thanks for posting. I knew...

That's a good video, thanks for posting. I knew the benefit of active free-wheel, but not how it actually worked.

Seems like there actually isnt any more circuitry. Just that the existing 'off...
02-17-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 148,007
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer

Yes, Castle Creations make nice ESC's They...

Yes, Castle Creations make nice ESC's

They have got a little left behind compared to some others in some respects though. One thing some ESC's have these days is 'active freewheel'. This...
02-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 148,007
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer

Oh dear, that would have only made it worse if...

Oh dear, that would have only made it worse if anything. As per Castles own guidance (http://www.castlecreations.com/support/faq/faq-general.html#gen6), reducing throttle does not reduce peak amps in...
02-16-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 148,007
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer

Do helis qualify? I was out test flying my...

Do helis qualify?

I was out test flying my new 700 size Compass 7HV today. Not pushing hard at all but did do a few full collective manoeuvres running higher head speed just to make sure it all...
04-19-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 332
Sticky KW club
Views: 148,007
Posted By JetPlaneFlyer

heres my entry into the 1kW club. do i get extra...

heres my entry into the 1kW club. do i get extra brownie points for winding the motor myself?

Model is the 51" Slick 360 from hobbyking, motor is a Scorpion SII3020-1110kv re-wound to 750kv...
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