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Old Oct 19, 2012, 09:27 PM
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Ya that MD motor is awesome, made in the USA I have one I will use,then this one I will also try for people who want a cheap one to use on a small prop.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=5453
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Old Oct 19, 2012, 09:47 PM
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Sounds like a throttle trim issue on the radio, temporarily try another non fpv rx to weed out the issue.
Yeah, it works fine with spectrum. Just futaba/scherrer is an issue.
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Old Oct 19, 2012, 09:49 PM
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Wierd, my aurora9/scherrer works great, maybe rebind it.
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Old Oct 20, 2012, 05:18 AM
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Futaba always needs the throttle channel reversed on every Esc I ve ever used.
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Old Oct 20, 2012, 11:42 AM
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Futaba always needs the throttle channel reversed on every Esc I ve ever used.
Wierd, okay. I'll give it a shot. Thanks!
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Old Oct 20, 2012, 12:42 PM
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Futaba servo also rotate by default a different direction to JR/Hitec just to make you do some work.
http://www.servocity.com/html/servo_...formation.html
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Old Oct 20, 2012, 05:00 PM
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Futaba always needs the throttle channel reversed on every Esc I ve ever used.
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Old Oct 20, 2012, 08:25 PM
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Futaba servo also rotate by default a different direction to JR/Hitec just to make you do some work.
http://www.servocity.com/html/servo_...formation.html
You guys are geniuses!
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Old Oct 20, 2012, 10:05 PM
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Panzlflyer is the one.
Don't tell people stuff like that about me.
You will cause me to get more phone calls asking me to do stuff for free.
Chris is the man!
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Old Oct 21, 2012, 12:17 AM
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Maidened my reaper today. All went really well. It weighs in at 2.95kg, but you'd never know it! I can take a little lead out of the nose because it was a tad nose heavy so that'll help. It only took one click of down and one click of right trim to fly nicely.

Running 4S 8000mah, and used half a battery for 25 minutes of flight. It got pretty windy but it handled it fine (later in the afternoon a friend flew his in winds over 100km/h I kid you not. It took two of us just to hold his ground station upright!)

I got 132km/h flat out on the level @42 amps with a 9x6 folding prop. Interestingly this is 12km/h faster than my friend's 500 gram lighter zephyr with an identical set up.

I didn't brave the high winds a second time, but am happy I got a successful maiden done!
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Old Oct 21, 2012, 03:30 AM
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Looks more like a baddass Zephyr to me
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Maidened my reaper today. All went really well. It weighs in at 2.95kg, but you'd never know it! I can take a little lead out of the nose because it was a tad nose heavy so that'll help. It only took one click of down and one click of right trim to fly nicely.

Running 4S 8000mah, and used half a battery for 25 minutes of flight. It got pretty windy but it handled it fine (later in the afternoon a friend flew his in winds over 100km/h I kid you not. It took two of us just to hold his ground station upright!)

I got 132km/h flat out on the level @42 amps with a 9x6 folding prop. Interestingly this is 12km/h faster than my friend's 500 gram lighter zephyr with an identical set up.

I didn't brave the high winds a second time, but am happy I got a successful maiden done!
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Old Oct 21, 2012, 04:42 AM
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Thanks Chris. Aren't they all though?
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Old Oct 21, 2012, 03:12 PM
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Called in sick on Friday. Made for a great day to fly the Z2. Is that ZXL for sale now? I want one bad!

Zephry 2 good times (3 min 58 sec)
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Old Oct 21, 2012, 03:41 PM
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Email me buddy, I am kitting parts now for the ZXL .

Sweet video bro!
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Called in sick on Friday. Made for a great day to fly the Z2. Is that ZXL for sale now? I want one bad!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_FfzxEtbcw&feature=plcp
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Old Oct 22, 2012, 03:09 PM
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That is sick video cabster love the edit ' I also got round to maiden mine the weekend but I nearly lost it in the British foggy weather ,had to make a emergency landing
ritewing zephyr maiden fpv (2 min 22 sec)
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