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Old May 23, 2012, 07:29 PM
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Originally Posted by turboparker View Post
Could flying style have something to do with the cutout issues?

I've flown mine on 3s in 85-90 degree temps a number of times this season. I have not had any cutouts, and the motor is just warm to the touch after a flight. But I also I use throttle management. I'm getting 6-7 minutes to the 80% discharge point with a 3s 180.

I know it wasn't flying style with mine. After the initial flights I was doing oval laps gently increasing throttle until I got a cutoff. I found that it usually happened around 70% on a fresh pack. I'm not completely convinced that is is OCP and not OTP. The motor windmills at idle and probably everything being so small I bet it cools fast while gliding down. The one cutoff I had was most certainly OTP as It was on landing I was at <10% throttle on a nice stabilized approach and it just cut two feet off the ground. I just flared and carrier landed it. ran over and touched the motor and it was hot to touch. This was all with a fresh balanced 5030 on a 2500kv motor. The motor only has about 20 flights on it to...

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