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Jul 13, 2011, 06:12 PM
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THe align ESC was causing tail jerk/jitter.

Actually today I flew the 450 with flymentor, it was vibrating today and the flymentor was fine. Gain was 40% in stabilize mode. I have the Zeal Gell as shown in earlier photos. My student I think can graduate to a lower gain. He can't really hover but stabilization is not his problem.
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Jul 13, 2011, 07:34 PM
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Aug 22, 2019, 03:55 PM
I don't know if anybody's still following this thread, but if so...

Today I maidened of my TRex 500 DFC, with a Flymentor and TGZ380 (BeastX clone) for flybarless duties. I've got the KDS "gyro" on Zeal gel. The TGZ380 is doing the tail gyro job as well. It was as windy as Hell today, so I reckon if I can maiden this today, it must work pretty well. I am used to the Helicommand, and therefore not a very good heli pilot without one!

I normally use a Helicommand Rigid on my 450, but couldn't find another one for less than 300 quid for this one, so I ordered the KDS from HK (63 quid INCLUDING POSTAGE!). I knew it was a risk, but so far that risk seems to have paid off! I have got a film of the flight, but this site says it's too big (132MB), pity!
Aug 24, 2019, 06:22 AM
Grumpy old git.. Who me?
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Aug 24, 2019, 12:10 PM
Originally Posted by JetPlaneFlyer
Easiest way to show a video is upload to YouTube then put a link here
Thanks for the tip, here it is:-

I have got a lovely canopy for this, but I left it off on this maiden because I didn't want it destroyed in the inevitable (I thought) crash!

Trex 500 Dfc VERY windy day (1 min 50 sec)

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