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Posted by old4570 | Jul 06, 2012 @ 06:36 AM | 5,206 Views
Nothing like a bit of chicken ...

Big risks here :

But why not .. This is my first DIY heli .. Might have to tweak it and make it more responsive ..

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Posted by old4570 | Jun 30, 2012 @ 11:52 PM | 6,491 Views
Well , I tried to write a guide to help new people to the hobby , the guide is for assembling the 450 helicopter .

There is a sample for you to download , its a much smaller lower quality version of the full build guide .

12.5 meg 79pages cover to cover , 133 images , and $Free

Full Guide =

The guide is primarily for Noobs [ if you are already flying ] you most likely dont need it . And please , this is not a how to fly guide . Simply my attempt to ease any apprehension Noobs may have about the assembly process .

If there is enough interest , the next book might be on Flight Stability :
Setting up the heli to be stable :
Cover such things as the Gyro [ several of them ]
Maybe the 3 axis gyro
Flight stabilizing solutions such as Flymentor
And cheaper options , weighted blades , blade weight , Flybar weights etc, for Noobs of course since experienced pilots dont need help , its us noobs that need all the help we can get .

One of the things I dont understand ?
Why would a beginner set up a heli for 3D ???

Beginners need helicopters to be stable , solid platforms that provide the pilot with as little excitement as possible , once they progress , they can tune the heli to be more exciting [ responsive ]

An overly responsive [ exiting ] helicopter will most likely cause as many crashes as a poorly assembled and set up one [ possibly more ] for those just starting out . And possibly drive the individual away from the hobby , and we cant have that , can we ?

Personally I want to see everyone succeed !