Thread: New Product E-flite Edge 540QQ 280 BNF Basic
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 05:50 PM
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have been flying GREEN MACHINE hard the past 3 and a half days,,,,about 60 strong 6 min flights...motor still humming along strong.....prop is stock,slightley warped,,does not seem to affect performance,,,will try 7035 later....can hover 3 to 10 seconds,depending on MY skills. tenth flight LANDING GEAR fell of ,,,,put back on with DUCK TAPE,,,went back to flying...........no issues until about flight 55,,,,,,wind was 5 to ten mph,,,no big deal for this plane,,,,,while landing in too the wind ,,,,of course it gusted,,,,still no problem.....plane stationary about 3 ft off of deck......flared hard cut power,,,,plane almost floated down for a 3 point landing ,,,,more of a PLOP...what was the issue you ask........RUDDER SERVO WENT KRAZY,,,pulled hard left screeching and chattering,,,,,unpluged bat ,,,did not help.......DID NOT want to stop flying ,,,,,,,of cours servos R OUT OF STOCK ,,,how can that be ,,,NEW PLANE ,anyway taped rudder stationary,,,,,5 more flights.....still super aro bat icccc with out rudder,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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