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Mar 29, 2019, 08:18 AM
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Transmitter Setup for E-Flite V-22 Osprey VTOL


Here's a transmitter setup for the E-Flite V-22 Osprey VTOL airplane for the newer Spektrum "Gen2" transmitters (DX6, DX6e, DX7,DX8, DX8e, DX9, DX18).

I have also included a PDF file below with a full explanation (with screen shots) for how you would set up this model yourself on the transmitter. If you'd like to learn more about how your transmitter works, I'd encourage you to go through the PDF file. I took some snippets from the manual to help correlate what the manual is saying with the settings on the transmitter.

The PDF file also covers testing the setup without the airplane (using the Monitor screen), binding, and stick calibration.

If you aren't familiar with what "dual rate" and "expo" do, I have a separate writeup here on just that subject:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...-Rate-and-Expo

This setup is based on the recommendations in the manual with a couple of extras. I have used the flight mode feature of the transmitter to display the name of the current flight mode on the screen and use to voice callouts to announce the changes. I also added voice callouts on the throttle cut switch and the D/R and Expo switch.

The settings are as follows:
Switch B - Flight Modes
Position 0 = Multirotor Stability
Position 1 = Airplane Stability
Position 2 = Airplane Acro

Switch H - Throttle Cut
Position 0 = Motors Armed
Position 1 = Throttle Cut On

Switch F - D/R and Expo
Position 0 = High Rates (100% D/R, 10% Expo)
Position 1 = Mid Rates (85% D/R, 10% Expo)
Position 2 = Low Rates (70% D/R, 10% Expo)

Updates

Update 3/30/19 - Version 1.1 - Fixed a couple of small typos in the PDF (no change to SRM file)
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