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Old Apr 29, 2012, 03:43 AM
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YOOOOHOOOO...

My AXN floater is back in action with fpv setup...
It looked like you have the elevator control backwards??
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 09:12 AM
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It looked like you have the elevator control backwards??
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Yes i forgot to reverse it hahaha
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 10:22 AM
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Replacing the Rudder Servo in the AXN

SMEs: what's the best way to replace the rudder servo in the AXN Clouds Fly?

Mine finally went out...

If this question has been already been answered, please kindly provide the link to it.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 10:27 AM
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If its like mine, its stuck against the side with double sided servo tape. I used a hot knife to get it out, heat the knife in boiling water. The water helped lubricate the blade, the heat softens the tape.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 01:14 PM
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If its like mine, its stuck against the side with double sided servo tape. I used a hot knife to get it out, heat the knife in boiling water. The water helped lubricate the blade, the heat softens the tape.
Mine is hot glued in.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 01:48 PM
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Use a hobby knife and stay close to the servo gently prying away during incision. Using the servo to scrape against to keep from cutting into the aircraft.

It's ok if u damage the area a little just use hot glue to replace with the new servo. A little surface loss or pits or small craters are insignificant due to plenty of material to attach to. A change of angle or whatever won't cause rigging issues. Have fun
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 02:10 PM
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SMEs: what's the best way to replace the rudder servo in the AXN Clouds Fly?

Mine finally went out...

If this question has been already been answered, please kindly provide the link to it.
You already have lots of good suggestions. I will just add one more. I just took a medium size screwdriver (blade type) and pried the servo out (I did both the elevator and rudder servos). No damage was done whatsoever. Mine were double-sided taped, too.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 06:07 PM
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Hi guys,
I saw someone mention gyros a few pages back...
Below is a video I posted on the OpenAero thread of my AXN Floater with a development build of OpenAero V1.12.
As skellator kindly mentioned, it uses a KK board with 3 MEMS gyros and an accelerometer for autolevel.
Have a look at the OpenAero thread. Quite a few people successfully flying various aircraft with it now. Hopefully it will be my turn soon :P

There are pictures of the setup at the end of the video.

OpenAero in my AXN Floater (1 min 25 sec)
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 08:15 PM
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Are you guys using flaperons? I tried using flaps but man.. It just wanted to glide even more. I put the flaps in the "up" position so they are more air brakes than anything and it seems to get me on the ground much faster/smoother. Either way.. This plane is just great

Oh, Happy... Thats awesome! Nice work
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 08:54 PM
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Nice work Happy!
Looking forward to hearing how she flies!
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 11:49 PM
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Mine is hot glued in.
Use air duster and turn the can up side down spray the liquid aerosol on the glue. It will shrink the glue and make it bristle. The you should be able to crack the servo and Glue out. Try to not freeze burn your self in the process.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 11:59 PM
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Off Topic - last question, I promise

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no it not a typo i relly mean kk board for those multirotors, a guy named happysunday did a great job developing a firmware named openaero that use kk board

I have one hk kk board on my coroplast biplane, kk board have 3 gyro so instead of 1 axis we get 3 axis and cheaper too, check out his thread here

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1568554
If I wanted to play with one of those, is this the one I want?:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbycity/s...dProduct=19534
TIA
Sorry guys, this is the last post I will make on this OT.
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Old Apr 30, 2012, 12:13 AM
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If I wanted to play with one of those, is this the one I want?:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbycity/s...dProduct=19534
TIA
Sorry guys, this is the last post I will make on this OT.
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Yes that one will work fine for basic stability. Not really off topic anymore as the OpenAero test plane is an AXN Floater Oops, I should point out that OpenAero is free and open source
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Old Apr 30, 2012, 12:16 AM
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If I wanted to play with one of those, is this the one I want?:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbycity/s...dProduct=19534
TIA
Sorry guys, this is the last post I will make on this OT.
AJ
exactly there a few more option, but I think you can ask this on openaero thread , I'm getting my servo connector, converting those Y servo lead to a full aileron, wanted to test flaps on the AXN , hopefully I can get it flying tomorrow with the gyro, I wish i have extra mems modules for my AXN now my mems is occupied by my tricopter
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Old Apr 30, 2012, 02:45 AM
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I see where it has been recommended that aileron Rudder mixing is recommended but I have not seen much on which way the rudder should turn when the ailerons turn. I guess it is obvious to most but even goggling provided a lot on mixing but not on which direction the surfaces should go.

My AXN has been doing the spiral of death lately and have only recently put in rudder mixing with the aileron. I have right aileron and right rudder mixed in together.

I just read where this is correct but it seems wrong to me.

I guess someone can clarify this?
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