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Heli-Log 4:10:2011

Posted 04-10-2012 at 07:55 AM by rcnut
Updated 04-10-2012 at 12:14 PM by rcnut

Happy Easter!

Here it is April already, and what a "windy" month it’s been! I took an extra day off from work to enjoy the weekend with much needed flying. Thursday was spent getting everything ready plus fixing my riding lawn mower. The frame cracked in two places and had to be disassembled and welded. That took a good half of the day…including cutting the yard, and then helped Greg fix his Trex 600N.

Friday morning, up early to pack (as if I was going to...
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Quit while you're ahead ...

Posted 04-05-2012 at 06:02 PM by Jermo
Updated 04-12-2012 at 12:42 PM by Jermo

Forcast for today was chance of scattered showers with definate rain in the early evening (5pm or so). Overcast and the wind was calm at the time (10AM ). Pantera .61 pre-flight was without incident. I changed the Normal throttle curve a little. The bird hovers at about 47% output below mid stick so I moved the middle point down slightly. Then I smoothed the throttle curve out a bit so the change around mid stick is slight. I hovered a bit and stated back practicing my tail in T pattern. When I...
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Back to the hobby!

Posted 04-03-2012 at 06:01 AM by Jermo
Updated 04-12-2012 at 12:42 PM by Jermo

After almost 2 years I'm back to flying RC helicopters. I had a rough start with trying to fly from memory .

I actively searched and found a mentor to help me. I wanted someone who was willing to help, doesn't like spending money in the hobby, and really knows what they are doing. I know it's a tall order but I found the man for the job and he's been awsum to meet and start getting to know. I'm feeling excitement for the hobby again.

Tom (my mentor) went over...
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