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Posted by Walterann | Oct 14, 2021 @ 08:27 AM | 27,194 Views
Ah yes...October! Cooler weather, turning leaves, crisp air, and sunny skies! Yea right!

Well I finally made it out. It only took 3 weekends for some decent weather. Last weekend, rain. The previous two, hot as hell and windy. But today...72 degrees, light winds, clear skies, and a bit humid. It's been raining the last 3 days, with more to come.

Goblin Raw

This heli is unbelievable, it just flies! It's a beast, soild as a rock. However today, I noticed I need more collective pitch! I'm not much of an electric flier, nitro and gas mainly. Today I noticed, while doing some Tic-Toc's, I need more collective pitch. As it is right now, +/-12 degrees. Maybe I should bump that up to 13/14 degrees? Someone want to chime in?

I flew all 4 packs working some big air stuff, traveling maneuvers, and close up stationary 3D maneuvers. I can also tell I need some more agility percentage. And possibly increase the head speed some. The heli seems to be getting slow to me...Am I getting used to this heli?

As it is, it is a joy to fly, even though I almost packed it in inverted. I was doing some traveling flips, and lost orientation with the collective. I was able to recover with 20 feet to spare, but this is the first time in a long time I did this. To recover, I repeated the maneuver again, perfect. Don't know what I was thinking at the time. Nothing like getting the heart rate elevated some. I started thinking about the replacement parts I would need to buy...not this time!
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