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Aug 02, 2012, 09:00 AM
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what could cause the tail to blow out when flipping the heli


does not blow out when doing punchouts

im thinking it could be to much rudder expo using 15 percent atm
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Aug 02, 2012, 09:14 AM
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What is your setup? It could be a few things? Are you sure you are not inputting a little rudder during the flip?
Aug 02, 2012, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by ridge_racer View Post
What is your setup? It could be a few things? Are you sure you are not inputting a little rudder during the flip?
spartan gyro on both birds
seems when i use low head speeds is when it kicks the most and im kind of sure its not me giving that much input
Aug 02, 2012, 04:26 PM
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Low headspeed makes it hard for the gyro to have enough tail authority (=thrust). Now depending on your throttle curve, and whether your pitch curve is really symmetric about midstick, , it is also possible that inverted is flying with even less headspeed.

That could cause the blowout to be worse on the flip.

I say first thing to try is higher headspeed.
Aug 03, 2012, 10:42 AM
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i think i figured it out

i use a separate gyro gain per idle up condition unfortunately i use 35 percent for all three conditions i noticed in idle 2 the tail does not blow out when doing flips


my crashes have been in idle 1 so i guess i may need to increase the gain to 40 percent in idle 1

lesson learned and only cost me 300 bucks to learn lol
Aug 07, 2012, 03:19 AM
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That much damage from a tail blow out??
Aug 08, 2012, 01:53 PM
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That much damage from a tail blow out??
i was lower to the ground when i flipped it then i should have been
blades boom .
servos and motor are ok so i feel lucky

ordered the new design sab blades 45 bucks they are 55 to 70 bucks everywhere else.


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