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Old Jul 26, 2012, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Swammy1979 View Post
Took her up for about 6 flights today.....WOW!!!

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My only concern with this is range. While I still get quite a good distance with this plane, I noticed that I was having delayed responses when I got really high up (I don't have a good enough eye to tell you what distance).

Hey -- that sounds familiar. I own the smaller version of this plane, the ET 800, and had these exact same symptoms. After one flight where I lost control entirely (the plane automatically powered down and headed for ground) I decided to rearrange the receiver and antenna.

I embedded the antenna in a soda straw to keep it straight, and positioned the receiver and antenna pointing straight down toward the tail boom. Positioning it well clear of the servos, battery, etc... seemed to help it immensely. Never had a range problem again.
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