Originally Posted by stonecutter
You can also experiment with tightening the flybar a bit, you'll be able to hold the tilt of the heli longer before the self correction kicks in, which will give you the faster speed you are seeking, but you also get some pendulum, which you will need to correct yourself.
I'm no professional but, the flybar swivels on its axis, 2 times during each rotation. Any amount of drag, can cause TBE, as well as reducing, or preventing, the heli's self correcting capability. I cannot see how it could help maintain, a stable ff flight.