Originally Posted by headlessagain
Bixler to 100 mph Parkjet is quite a leap. Good job at nailing it on the third launch. The Parkjet tracks really well and has no nasty habits but I would always have a low rate with lots of expo for the maiden. Once you are comfortable and at a safe height then switch to high rates (still with expo) and see how you like it. You won't need high rates for WOT runs as the model will be increasingly sensitive to control inputs as the speed increases. Plyon racer style models often use a single narrow aileron for this reason.
Just swapped my motor to a Mystery 3000 kv which I will try on a 4.5 x 4.5 on 3S & 30 amp esc. Might step up to a 4S set up with 4.1 x 4.1 if this works out ok
I guess it was a big jump. I am used to flying with rudder and aileron, so i am getting used to things. What i notice the most is how much this thing drops on turns - I am finding that you have to accelerate through turns to keep altitude.
I have a starmax p-51 on the way, 1600 mm war bird, I am thinking that it will be easier to fly than the parkjet, maybe a bit more difficult than the bixler, so somewhere in between. What do you think?
In any case, I think the parkjet is more of an adrenalin rush than 3d flying on the 450 heli. Only difference is that a crash will not set you back 50 bucks everytime...