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Old Jan 25, 2013, 03:53 PM
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I've often thought about upgrading to a T-rex 800, but what the heck... I think I should just up it a little and get a Syton AH130 Ultralight Helicopter. It flies the same way.
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 04:31 PM
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I've often thought about upgrading to a T-rex 800, but what the heck... I think I should just up it a little and get a Syton AH130 Ultralight Helicopter. It flies the same way.
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 05:03 PM
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I just noticed this ad for lights at Hobbylinc.

Tiny Bright Lights use surface mount LEDs and have a nice strobe effect. The size of the LEDs fit better with the 120SR. These lights use magnet wire which is very fine and light.
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 05:12 PM
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Tiny Brite (Bright, or whatever?) is out of business last time I checked... their website has been messed up for over a year. Haven't been there lately though. I seem to remember they stopped responding to contact attempts... some people lost money.
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 05:14 PM
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It is snowing in Virginia Beach! So, that would ground the SR 120 helicopters, right?

NO WAY!!!!

Dudes & Dudettes: I've got skis!

Check it out:

IMG 2393 (0 min 41 sec)
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 05:23 PM
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Blade SR 120 on skis

Here's a close up:

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I just found out that flying in 27 degrees really changes the the yaw. It pulls drastically to the right when cold.
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 05:24 PM
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Sax, I wanna see pontoons from plastic cigar tubes!

I know you can do it
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 05:28 PM
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You had to go and give me an idea, didn't you!
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 06:12 PM
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You had to go and give me an idea, didn't you!


Actually, I think the silver ones I'm thinking of might be metal... aluminum?
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 09:27 PM
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It is snowing in Virginia Beach! So, that would ground the SR 120 helicopters, right?

NO WAY!!!!

Dudes & Dudettes: I've got skis!

Check it out:

http://youtu.be/pF6kB_Ezdpw
Now, take it down a slolum...
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 10:53 PM
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Thanks for the replies - I downloaded the update after first getting the sim about 4 months ago.
Maybe it needs another update. Even so, the 120 is not listed in the updates that I frequently review.
As far as the behaviour with helis is concerned, it really is unflyable - throttle response is terrible or almost non-existent and cyclic response not sensitive at all. For planes it's good however. There is a tremendous difference between this and the heli sims with RealFlight.
Surely I should expect better with the Phoenix but at least I do have RF for helis.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 08:35 AM
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So you think that RF is much better for heli's then eh? I have RF, but wondered if I bought the best one. I also use a free one called HeliSim, starts up immediately and seems quite good, especially for free, but you need a way to connect your tx. The RF tx works fine with HeliSim. But HeliSim is a sim that only has 450 heli's really.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:07 AM
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It is snowing in Virginia Beach! So, that would ground the SR 120 helicopters, right?

NO WAY!!!!

Dudes & Dudettes: I've got skis!

Check it out:
Cool Sax! Leave it up to you to come up with something, off the wall, obscure, different and interesting! LOL

Your "Dudes & Dudettes" comment makes me laugh, I am the only one that I have ever known to say that word Dudettes, untill now anyway. But, not many Dudettes here me thinks!
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:57 AM
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Dman1110 and Rich Knapp

Thanks for the replies - I downloaded the update after first getting the sim about 4 months ago.
Maybe it needs another update. Even so, the 120 is not listed in the updates that I frequently review.
As far as the behaviour with helis is concerned, it really is unflyable - throttle response is terrible or almost non-existent and cyclic response not sensitive at all. For planes it's good however. There is a tremendous difference between this and the heli sims with RealFlight.
Surely I should expect better with the Phoenix but at least I do have RF for helis.
The 120 SR does not show up in the automatic updates for some reason. You have to manually download the file from the website, and place it in the update folder and run the manual update shortcut (its explained better on the download page).

As for the 120 SR in phoenix, the default setup is awful. I've found if you set it up as 100% (Advanced) under the simple page, its much more realistic. In fact this seems true on almost all the helis in the sim.
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 02:21 PM
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The 120 SR does not show up in the automatic updates for some reason. You have to manually download the file from the website, and place it in the update folder and run the manual update shortcut (its explained better on the download page).

As for the 120 SR in phoenix, the default setup is awful. I've found if you set it up as 100% (Advanced) under the simple page, its much more realistic. In fact this seems true on almost all the helis in the sim.
yep the 120 is in another list. Thanks for the heads up. Maybe the mCPX will be more real with that setting. Havent tryed that setting yet.
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