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Old Mar 31, 2006, 08:14 PM
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Which helicopter to learn CCPM/3D flying?

Which would you recommend? Could someone also explain to me how the controls work for CCPM?
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Old Mar 31, 2006, 08:25 PM
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evey CP has CCPM whether it is mechanical or electronic. EBHG is good source to learn from. read that first.
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Old Mar 31, 2006, 09:44 PM
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That's EHBG.
Sorry askman, couldn't resist
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Old Apr 01, 2006, 02:39 AM
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If you want to learn 3D, I'd say get a sceadu 50 or a raptor 50, but as long as this is in the electrics forum, a century swift is a really nice machine.

Controls for CCPM are same as mechanical mix, but the difference lies in how the movements from the sticks are transfered to the swashplate. Check the EHBG.
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Old Apr 01, 2006, 03:33 AM
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The two best helis for learning 3D are called "Reflex XTR" and "RealFlight G3".
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Old Apr 01, 2006, 03:36 AM
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lol, thanks! It'll probaly save me a lot of money.
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Old Apr 01, 2006, 06:04 AM
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The Raptor is probably the easiest to fly 3D helicopter around.

http://www.tppacks.com/products.asp?cat=17



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Old Apr 01, 2006, 07:39 PM
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I'd also like to throw another simulator out there, Aerofly Pro Deluxe. Not trying to get in a battle over which one is best, but Aerofly is my favorite, though I've never tried Reflex. There are plenty of threads discussing this topic.

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