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Old Jan 19, 2005, 06:46 AM
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Xrb Fast Forward Flight Mod

I don't know if anybody else has tried this. But last night after going for a late night flight I got to thinking,there had to be a way to improve the forward flight speed on the XRB's as they are awful slow. Then after looking the setup over a light bulb turned on (a very dim one) I thought about how you could increase the cyclic pitch to the lower rotors and thought about how on an airplane you lower the control rod on the control horn. Well guess what there is a control horn on the control arm.

Anyway I drilled a hole of the same diameter as the stock hole the control fits about .18" above the stock location. I don't know if it's my imagination but when I tested it the forward speed was faster. You'll have to be sure and re-track your blades when your done. As soon as somebody else tries it then I'll know for sure but my battery was went dead before I could complete the flying test and it was after midnight so I went to bed.

Somebody else give it a shot and see if it was my imagination
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