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Mar 28, 2012, 04:57 PM
Kyle Clayton
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Alan is correct, you want to use 0 flap on launch. The ZV2 foils are meant to be launched in speed mode, adding camber on launch creates unnecessary drag which will lower the height. I am currently experimenting with a suggestion Gerald made in another thread for the ZV2 by adding -0.5-1mm of reflex for launch mode to decrease drag even more. My results are inconclusive at the moment, as it appears to have neither helped nor hurt the launch height. A more powerful thrower may find a better result from this setting.
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Mar 28, 2012, 05:05 PM
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Originally Posted by JONBOYLEMON
I AM WELL AWARE THE OA IS SOO SIMPLE A CHILD CAN DO IT......
Is this using one of your 4ch RX's?
Mar 28, 2012, 05:05 PM
G_T
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Actually my suggestion was that with Zone-V2 wings only super strong throwers might be capable of seeing a benefit from reflex beyond speed mode and that others should just avoid it. The benefit would only really come in for vertical launches, even then. That's from my design and modeling. Other wings such as Edge would show a benefit potentially for average competitive throwers if they like to throw vertically.

Of course the modeling may not be correct and testing for yourself is the best answer.

Gerald
Mar 28, 2012, 05:12 PM
are we there yet?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JONBOYLEMON
I AM WELL AWARE THE OA IS SOO SIMPLE A CHILD CAN DO IT......

I wouldnt say that Jon it took me a few days to get it working. what I ended up finding was a conflict on the channel I connected it to. so it was a programming issue not an issue with the OA. Ill have mine with me and my laptop this weekend if there is time lets see if we can get it to work in your plane.

I dont go into relex on launch I keep the wing neutral at the training edge. I tried reflex before my 'incident' and did not see any advantage.
Mar 28, 2012, 05:44 PM
But I am learning
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Originally Posted by Loet Wakkerman
+2 for the T8FG and +1 extra for the Simprop Gigascan 5

http://www.simprop.de/Seiten/Modellb...1GigaScan5.htm
Thanks for the link.

Does anyone know if we can get these in the US?

I may have to send Loet $$ and ask him to buy me two

Brian P.
Mar 28, 2012, 06:28 PM
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Has anyone used the FrSky TFR8 with a Futaba 8FG? I'm considering switching but not if I am forced to use Futaba Rx's
Mar 28, 2012, 08:48 PM
Kyle Clayton
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Quote:
Originally Posted by G_T
Actually my suggestion was that with Zone-V2 wings only super strong throwers might be capable of seeing a benefit from reflex beyond speed mode and that others should just avoid it. The benefit would only really come in for vertical launches, even then. That's from my design and modeling. Other wings such as Edge would show a benefit potentially for average competitive throwers if they like to throw vertically.

Of course the modeling may not be correct and testing for yourself is the best answer.

Gerald
The super strong part was obviously the part I missed If it means anything, though my launches by eyesight measurement didnt look vastly improved, they were quieter.
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Mar 28, 2012, 08:51 PM
But I am learning
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I used the hobby king "orange" rx with my radian pro I won, and had zero issues. However it's an 8ch, and a little large for my DLG configuration. I am going to try the 3ch s-bus since I am going rudderless.

Brian P.
Mar 28, 2012, 09:31 PM
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Sam,

I'm taking the Spectrum module out of my Evo and putting in FrSky. Have all the parts now, just need to get with it.

Gary
Mar 28, 2012, 10:03 PM
Tobias (aka glider hangaround)
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Ive been using a Orange 8 chanel rx in my A2 since last July and it works fine, its a bit hungry so be prepared to charge or change lipo more often. Take of the plastic casing and it fits with a shoehorn...
Mar 31, 2012, 10:22 PM
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tanks krikkens!
Mar 31, 2012, 10:27 PM
Kyle Clayton
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Awesome work Jon!
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Mar 31, 2012, 10:42 PM
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Yay
Apr 01, 2012, 08:05 AM
are we there yet?
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Jon is doing awesome!
Apr 01, 2012, 10:42 AM
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hi jon,

good job!

-kristof-


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