Thread: Careful! 3D is NOT for everyone
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Old Jun 04, 2012, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by CaptJac View Post
You can eyeball the blades on an mCPx (almost as close as a pitch gauge) by "sighting" down the blade from the ends. The blade tips are nearly flat - so 0 is pretty easy to determine - then "reverse-engineer" the rest of the settings by adding (or subtracting) 20% to the percentage number on your pitch curve. Example if 0 is 44% ... try 52% for 2 ... 60% for 4 ... 68% for 6 ... 36% for -2 Should be close enough for government purposes but tweak the numbers for best results
Thanks for the info. I think I am following...not sure I got the part about adding/subtracting 20% (?), but it looks like you are estimating 4 percentage points for each degree using the percentage at 0 as the 'base.' I understand it's a ball park.

Can't wait to try it out. I have the hardest time controlling altitude on that little mcpx...hoping this will make things more stable.
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