Thread: Discussion MJX-F45 Single Rotor FP
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted by BThirsk View Post
You guys may have issues running a belt driven tail because the tail speed will be way too low. A good example is a 250 Heli. When the head speed is too low, tail twitch occurs and loss of tail authority. In this case, your tail speed will be half of a standard 450. Using a 3 or 4 blade tail rotor might help if this problem occurs.
I did try it, using a standard (variable pitch) 450 tail and F45 Rx: it did work, but (I agree) not very well. Perhaps for the reasons you've given
As above, still working on a better BL conversion first: though my present system is pretty good, have to admit it's still not quite as good as the brushed tail.
However, mine worked a lot better with belt tail using my 6ch Tx/Rx/gyro. Perhaps Rexless' idea using 5deg? funcopter blades will also necessitate him getting the headspeed up as you advise. Certainly got to be interesting seeing how his FBL conversion goes.
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John.
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