SMALL - SMALL - Telemetry SMALL - Radio
Thread Tools
Old Yesterday, 07:29 PM
Professional Tree Climber
Suixle's Avatar
United States, NY, New York
Joined Dec 2014
11 Posts
How Are Ailerons Set Up?

Well, if I'm looking at a 4 channel plane, I have Elevators, Throttle, Rudders, and Ailerons. But if ailerons use 2 servos, then how do I connect then to one channel?

I honestly don't know if I'm missing some sort of wire, or something more complex.

P.S. Sorry if I posted this in the wrong Sub-Forum ( I'm still a bit new to... all of this )
Suixle is online now Find More Posts by Suixle
Reply With Quote
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Yesterday, 08:00 PM
AndyKunz's Avatar
Joined Sep 2001
25,979 Posts
They go to a different channel.

You tell the transmitter (what do you have?) to generate two aileron controls instead of one. On Spektrum radios, the second aileron shows up on the AUX1 receiver port. You plug the right aileron into AILE and the left into AUX1.

AndyKunz is offline Find More Posts by AndyKunz
Site Sponsor
Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 08:01 PM
"Unnecessary Necessity"
coriolan's Avatar
Joined Sep 2006
6,019 Posts
If your Tx&Rx are 4 channels the only way to have two Aileron servo is by using a "Y" cable. With a programmable (6 or more ch.)transmitter and a 6 channels(or more) Rx you can use a "Flaperon" mix with each aileron servo in 2 different channels. In most case it allow you to set differential ailerons electronically.
coriolan is offline Find More Posts by coriolan
Reply With Quote
Old Today, 12:00 AM
60 years of RC flying
Daedalus66's Avatar
Canada, ON, Ottawa
Joined Feb 2006
17,231 Posts
If the model is designed to fly with a four channel or non-programmable radio, it should be intended to operate with a Y-cable. This means the servos are set up mechanically with output arms in mirror image configuration. That way both servos turn the same way but the ailerons move in opposite directions.
Daedalus66 is offline Find More Posts by Daedalus66
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Help set up ailerons davidbross Electric Plane Talk 7 Nov 05, 2014 02:40 PM
Discussion Setting up GP Big Stik ailerons - how to center? Brownie433 Fuel Plane Talk 4 Aug 04, 2009 07:31 AM
How to radio set-up for a DLG w/ ailerons RocketRonbo Hand Launch 33 Jan 16, 2005 10:19 PM
How should dual aileron servos be set up (Formosa)? Crazyrcer Foamies (Kits) 6 Nov 11, 2004 02:39 PM
How do you set up your flap and aileron with Eclipse? Magna Electric Sailplanes 7 Jan 20, 2004 05:21 PM