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Posted by Richard 94 | Nov 04, 2021 @ 10:19 AM | 13,738 Views
Sygnergy G696Z

Another outing! Snuck out before the rain comes...again. Cold to start at 9:30 am, but warmed up nicely, and then the overcast clouds moved in! It started to sprinkle, so I left.

In the meantime, I managed 4 flights this time. Slowly checking out this new conversion. I found (or I think I have) the setting in the Spartan controller for the tail stop control. It has CW/CCW stop control settings...well, that's what the screen said. CCW was set to 70%, and CW was set to 100%. I changed the CW value to 107% and that seem to fix most of the problem. There is a slight movement, but it is very small now. I tried 112%, and no noticeable change.

I also dropped some of the expo on elevator, aileron, and rudder...much better. Now I need to increase the agility some. It acts as a heli in a sim at a slower rate. This is fine if you're looking to perform aerobatics and 3D on the slow side...so I'll play with that some. It's been over a year since I've been out flying a lot, so this is getting me back into the swing of things!

On the second flight, I moved to the center of our field while flying. This gave me a better view with the sun to my back...and wind. Yea, the wind was out of the South today. What a difference that made compared to yesterday, out of the North. It warmed up in no time, and I took off my radio glove.

On the third flight, and half way through the tank, it was time to shoot autos. Well, ok, but I was in for a surprise. It doesn't float...Continue Reading