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May 28, 2003, 03:01 AM
Michael Baltagiannis
Michael Baltagiannis
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Upgrade for Raptor 60 tail pitch slider


A few days ago a friend of mine in my flying club had a serious crash
with his Raptor 60. The crash was due to a tail loss (it suddenly
started pirouetting). The after crash investigation showed a broken
tail pitch slider which must preceded the crash.
Since we've heard of a couple of similar crashes of that heli, we are
looking for a metal replacement of the possibly faulty tail pitch
slider.

Thanks in advance for any info

Michael
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May 28, 2003, 03:01 AM
Bill Wolff
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Re: Upgrade for Raptor 60 tail pitch slider



Hi Michael... I'm new to RC helicopters and I don't know what =
pirouetting means? Is this the same as spinning? Thanks in advance.

Bill


Date: 27 May 2003 08:23:00 -0700
"Michael Baltagiannis" <baltagia@teilar.gr> wrote in message =
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> A few days ago a friend of mine in my flying club had a serious crash
> with his Raptor 60. The crash was due to a tail loss (it suddenly
> started pirouetting). The after crash investigation showed a broken
> tail pitch slider which must preceded the crash.
> Since we've heard of a couple of similar crashes of that heli, we are
> looking for a metal replacement of the possibly faulty tail pitch
> slider.
>=20
> Thanks in advance for any info
>=20
> Michael=20
> Greece




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May 28, 2003, 03:01 AM
Stu.
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Re: Upgrade for Raptor 60 tail pitch slider



"Bill Wolff" <wolffsoft@nospamnetzero.net> wrote in message
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Hi Michael... I'm new to RC helicopters and I don't know what pirouetting
means? Is this the same as spinning? Thanks in advance.

Bill

Yes it is spinning round the main shaft.

Stu.


May 28, 2003, 03:01 AM
Bill Wolff
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Re: Upgrade for Raptor 60 tail pitch slider



Thanks Stu!

Bill


Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 21:03:45 +0100
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> "Bill Wolff" <wolffsoft@nospamnetzero.net> wrote in message
> news:V2PAa.7321$oR.6006@fe01.atl2.webusenet.com...
>=20
> Hi Michael... I'm new to RC helicopters and I don't know what =

pirouetting
> means? Is this the same as spinning? Thanks in advance.
>=20
> Bill
>=20
> Yes it is spinning round the main shaft.
>=20
> Stu.




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May 29, 2003, 03:01 AM
Michael Baltagiannis
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Re: Upgrade for Raptor 60 tail pitch slider


Bill,

pirouetting is a rather sweet and spectacular movement of a helicopter
rotating around its main rotor shaft but which , when it's done
without pilot's control, it becomes an extremely scary situation with
the disaster being very close.

Michael

"Bill Wolff" <wolffsoft@nospamnetzero.net> wrote in message news:<V2PAa.7321$oR.6006@fe01.atl2.webusenet.com>. ..
> Hi Michael... I'm new to RC helicopters and I don't know what
> pirouetting means? Is this the same as spinning? Thanks in advance.
>
> Bill
>
>
> Date: 27 May 2003 08:23:00 -0700
> "Michael Baltagiannis" <baltagia@teilar.gr> wrote in message
> news:7ceb6cb9.0305270723.51a382b6@posting.google.c om...
>
> > A few days ago a friend of mine in my flying club had a serious crash
> > with his Raptor 60. The crash was due to a tail loss (it suddenly
> > started pirouetting). The after crash investigation showed a broken
> > tail pitch slider which must preceded the crash.
> > Since we've heard of a couple of similar crashes of that heli, we are
> > looking for a metal replacement of the possibly faulty tail pitch
> > slider.
> >
> > Thanks in advance for any info
> >
> > Michael
> > Greece

>
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May 29, 2003, 03:01 AM
Max_Throws
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Re: Upgrade for Raptor 60 tail pitch slider


It can also be an extremely scary situation with some pilots 'controlling'
it :-)


"Michael Baltagiannis" <baltagia@teilar.gr> wrote in message
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> Bill,
>
> pirouetting is a rather sweet and spectacular movement of a helicopter
> rotating around its main rotor shaft but which , when it's done
> without pilot's control, it becomes an extremely scary situation with
> the disaster being very close.
>
> Michael
>
> "Bill Wolff" <wolffsoft@nospamnetzero.net> wrote in message

news:<V2PAa.7321$oR.6006@fe01.atl2.webusenet.com>. ..
> > Hi Michael... I'm new to RC helicopters and I don't know what
> > pirouetting means? Is this the same as spinning? Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Bill
> >
> >
> > Date: 27 May 2003 08:23:00 -0700
> > "Michael Baltagiannis" <baltagia@teilar.gr> wrote in message
> > news:7ceb6cb9.0305270723.51a382b6@posting.google.c om...
> >
> > > A few days ago a friend of mine in my flying club had a serious crash
> > > with his Raptor 60. The crash was due to a tail loss (it suddenly
> > > started pirouetting). The after crash investigation showed a broken
> > > tail pitch slider which must preceded the crash.
> > > Since we've heard of a couple of similar crashes of that heli, we are
> > > looking for a metal replacement of the possibly faulty tail pitch
> > > slider.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance for any info
> > >
> > > Michael
> > > Greece

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