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Old Dec 10, 2014, 12:32 AM
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WOW brought 3 planes with me . 2 flights on my Dynam T 28, 1 flight on my SR Trainer , 3 flights on my FMS Red Dragonfly. Then I go back to the SR Trainer and I am flying it and all of a sudden I have no control and it just falls out of the sky and nose dives into the ground!!

Uggghhh the sickening sound of my favorite plane thudding into the earth from a couple of hundred feet
Going to take a shot in the dark here. Are you using a DX6i ?

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Old Dec 10, 2014, 06:29 PM
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WOW brought 3 planes with me . 2 flights on my Dynam T 28, 1 flight on my SR Trainer , 3 flights on my FMS Red Dragonfly. Then I go back to the SR Trainer and I am flying it and all of a sudden I have no control and it just falls out of the sky and nose dives into the ground!!

Uggghhh the sickening sound of my favorite plane thudding into the earth from a couple of hundred feet
After just a few flights mine did something similar and damaged both wings. Fixed the wings and all seemed well. Flew fine and did it again but fell into the bean field safely.

I determined it was the elevator servo. It would work fine on the ground but once in the air it would lock under load. I changed it to a metal gear servo and I also reinforced the pushrod as it could flex way to much and lock the movement.

Once repairs were complete the issue has not returned. I actually thought it was a brownout the way the plane seemed to act. It would just seem to stop flying and no control other than the motor. It was basically stalling with full up elevator when I would slow down into a turn.

Hope you get your issue sorted.

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Old Dec 13, 2014, 03:41 PM
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Old Dec 13, 2014, 03:42 PM
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Going to take a shot in the dark here. Are you using a DX6i ?

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Old Dec 13, 2014, 03:52 PM
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After just a few flights mine did something similar and damaged both wings. Fixed the wings and all seemed well. Flew fine and did it again but fell into the bean field safely.

I determined it was the elevator servo. It would work fine on the ground but once in the air it would lock under load. I changed it to a metal gear servo and I also reinforced the pushrod as it could flex way to much and lock the movement.

Once repairs were complete the issue has not returned. I actually thought it was a brownout the way the plane seemed to act. It would just seem to stop flying and no control other than the motor. It was basically stalling with full up elevator when I would slow down into a turn.

Hope you get your issue sorted.

Brian
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Yeah I am having some pull rod flexing. Especially with the nose gear. In my video posted in post # 1046 - I had to abort the initial take off because the nose gear was not turning the rod and was bending instead. I had to stop the take off and force the servo to turn properly by twisting the nose gear.

I just bought a new fuselage and cowl . I should use some metalgears with the new fuselage.
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Old Dec 14, 2014, 11:43 AM
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Dynam repaired!

Even though I have a new Fuselage and Cowl for my SR , I decided to glue it back together . Looking a little rough but it flies. Had 3 flights so far and going to fly it some more this afternoon.
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Old Dec 29, 2014, 08:49 PM
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N147KA and OM-PAA SR22s

Hi guys..Hope you all had a good Christmas...I have just brought my SR-22 out of hibernation to finish it off..I have done the Ian Henderson mod(battery tray) and was in the process of adding the decals only to find than the sheet I have bears no resemblance to the decal sheet in the instruction manual(N306ST-N90MG)
Mine has the registration numbers N147KA and OM-PAA.

It looks like Dynam has decided to make up 2 sheets that relate to 4 different planes..

If anyone has any of those numbers(N147KA and OM-PAA) could you let me know..Oz preferred as shipping would cost more than buying the whole sheet local...

Does anyone know if the de-icing colour is black as the decal sheet is black/gold.
I will make my own black ones from Oracover if they are all black.
Thanks guys....A,.F.
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Old Jan 01, 2015, 11:54 AM
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Yes everything is gold and black. I just transferred the electronics to my new fuselage and when I took out the decal sheet I noticed I did not have the original decal sheet I had before but a different one. The black and gold decals from the nitroplanes.com video
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Old Jan 01, 2015, 04:49 PM
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I was not sure about putting the circular SR 22 GTS decal on the vertical stab so I put it on the wing. I never liked it on the wing and after seeing the real version above ; I decided to move it to the vertical stab and just cut it open at the rudder.
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Old Jan 06, 2015, 05:32 PM
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I was not sure about putting the circular SR 22 GTS decal on the vertical stab so I put it on the wing. I never liked it on the wing and after seeing the real version above ; I decided to move it to the vertical stab and just cut it open at the rudder.
Which number do you want to "trade"..lol I also changed the de ice black/gold decals/stickers for silver ones that didn't look out of place..
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