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Archive for October, 2010
Posted by Rickyd863 | Oct 27, 2010 @ 09:32 PM | 2,721 Views
Haven't made a blog entry in awhile so thought I would update..
I messed around and got a ar7000 for my 600 but then decided to use it on my 450 instead. after trying to bind a few times , it finally dawned on me that i had to have the satellite connected. it binded at first try and is great. I also had to change my feathering shaft as I could not get my tracking correct. This corrected the tracking. Decided I would hover for awhile before i put it up for the day. It was only after I landed from about a 2 minute hover , that it dawned on me that I did not have my training gear on it.. I will still use the gear as i am still trying the different positions in a hover.

I do not care how long it takes to be a decent operator. I will practice for as long at it takes . One of the reasons behind this is that when i finish the 600 and decide to take it up in the air, I did not plan to have training gear on it. I am going to experiment with the copilot 2 so that I can practice the orientations on hover. I have actually taken my hands off transmitter for a few seconds and heli stays in place pretty well. To me, this says that the heli is set up right. So the copilot should be easy to setup now. This was the main reason to putting the 7000 into my 450. I wanted to have the on/off on a seperate channel. Not have the gyro running through the copilot so I could turn the copilot off.

I am actually taking my time on the 600 build. I have all the servos and motor mounted. I have got a...Continue Reading