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Sep 28, 2020, 04:28 PM
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Tiny brushed motor and gearbox ... one bad landing/nose over = bent shaft and destroyed gearbox.
The only place I would fly this is on a field with long soft grass and absolute no wind.

I started electric flying with a brushed motor and gearbox after a few flights 4-5 ... modified
to brushless motor and never looked back. Tried some small helis too with brushed motors
nothing but trouble.
thanks, will do!
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Sep 28, 2020, 04:32 PM
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will do, thanks.

what is safe/as3x exactly? i cannot find an explanation. and in another thread they mention an as3x rx vs a different spectrum rx without safe or something?

i am going to have to wait for the tx, because the airplane manual doesn't give set up instructions for bnf, unless you're using the rtf tx.
SAFE is self-leveling and pitch/bank limits , controlled by an accelerometer .

AS3X is gyros that compensate for wind gusts and turbulence . Some planes have AS3X but not SAFE , such as the UMX Radian . I'm 99.9% sure all planes with SAFE also have AS3X .
Sep 28, 2020, 04:39 PM
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i am going to have to wait for the tx, because the airplane manual doesn't give set up instructions for bnf, unless you're using the rtf tx.
The BNF set up for a computer transmitter is on page 6 of the manual .
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Sep 28, 2020, 08:10 PM
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not my manual, page 6 is the rtf dxe tx.

wait, you mean the dx6 manual?

thanksfor the pic, i'll use it when the tx comes.
Sep 28, 2020, 08:28 PM
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SAFE is self-leveling and pitch/bank limits , controlled by an accelerometer .

AS3X is gyros that compensate for wind gusts and turbulence . Some planes have AS3X but not SAFE , such as the UMX Radian . I'm 99.9% sure all planes with SAFE also have AS3X .
so which ones come into play with the 3 flying modes?
Sep 28, 2020, 08:36 PM
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not my manual, page 6 is the rtf dxe tx.

wait, you mean the dx6 manual?

thanksfor the pic, i'll use it when the tx comes.
When you get an aircraft with SAFE/AS3X and are going to use a Spektrum computer transmitter , the set up instructions for SAFE/AS3X are in the aircraft manual . Almost all manuals are available PDF for download . Here is the PDF manual for the Sport Cub S :
https://www.horizonhobby.com/on/dema...-Manual-EN.pdf the set up for your DX6 is on page 6 .
Sep 28, 2020, 08:42 PM
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okay, i'll look again. i didn't see it yesterday
Sep 28, 2020, 10:53 PM
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so which ones come into play with the 3 flying modes?
In beginner flight mode , you have SAFE self-leveling and pitch/bank limits of about 30 degrees .

In intermediate mode , you have pitch/bank limits of about 45 degrees .

In experienced mode , you only have AS3X gyros to compensate for wind gusts & turbulence .

If you push the panic button , it puts the plane in beginner mode for as long as you hold the button down .

The only control that is not affected by SAFE/AS3X is throttle .
Sep 29, 2020, 10:37 AM
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In beginner flight mode , you have SAFE self-leveling and pitch/bank limits of about 30 degrees .

In intermediate mode , you have pitch/bank limits of about 45 degrees .

In experienced mode , you only have AS3X gyros to compensate for wind gusts & turbulence .

If you push the panic button , it puts the plane in beginner mode for as long as you hold the button down .

The only control that is not affected by SAFE/AS3X is throttle .
Thank you!
Sep 29, 2020, 12:56 PM
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The BNF set up for a computer transmitter is on page 6 of the manual .
found it!
time to read the tx manual. i think my head is going to explode
Sep 29, 2020, 02:08 PM
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found it!
time to read the tx manual. i think my head is going to explode
You got the DX6 ? Did you also get a receiver for the Super Easy ?

For the least chance of exploding head syndrome , setting up the DX6 for the SE will probably be the easiest : just rudder , elevator and throttle . The hardest thing you may have to do is reverse a servo .
Sep 29, 2020, 02:13 PM
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You got the DX6 ? Did you also get a receiver for the Super Easy ?

For the least chance of exploding head syndrome , setting up the DX6 for the SE will probably be the easiest : just rudder , elevator and throttle . The hardest thing you may have to do is reverse a servo .
yes, no rx yet. i'll go back and see if you posted a lemon link
Sep 29, 2020, 02:14 PM
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itís here!
Taking it to bed with me tonight
Sep 29, 2020, 02:15 PM
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also have to go back and find the virtual trainer link for mac
Sep 29, 2020, 02:32 PM
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is ca thin glue okay? i'm looking at 4.5 oz stick fast on amazon. looks like an elmers glue bottle.


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