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Orientation Training #8

Posted 02-24-2009 at 05:53 PM by ted_wears_a_hat (The Trials & Tribulations of a Learner)
Updated 02-25-2009 at 04:41 PM by ted_wears_a_hat

Slope soaring with the Blade 400.

5 m/s wind really adds to the 'realism', particularly if you live in the UK. The virtual flying field in the vid could be any number of hilltops close by.



Shame Youtube ate the quality of this one.

Slightly better Vimeo version:

http://www.vimeo.com/3370809
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A real Confidence Booster

Posted 02-24-2009 at 01:16 PM by seemore74

All Hail to Phoenix RC, for the past couple days i've managed to actually hover right side on, fly away from myself, turn the heli and fly back to myself. I've also been able to fly large high circles & this is all down to time i've spent on phoenix. The funny thing is, no matter how i tried when i first picked up the hobby i just could not get off the ground using the sim. I had to leave it out, went out & tried & tried until i could get the off the ground, bearing...
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Orientation Training #7

Posted 02-24-2009 at 10:13 AM by ted_wears_a_hat (The Trials & Tribulations of a Learner)

Practising turns specifically in last nights Phoenix session. I have noticed I am more comfortable turning right to left than left to right but I am getting there. Maintaining altitude is something else I really need to work on.

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Post Crash Fix Test Hover

Posted 02-24-2009 at 09:33 AM by ted_wears_a_hat (The Trials & Tribulations of a Learner)

Quick test hover after crash rebuild. No setup really done beyond a quick "by eye" pitch test and a rough 8 degrees of tail pitch applied:

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Help-Choices for a Dx7se or 9303

Posted 02-23-2009 at 07:31 PM by mpdc

Will be purchasing a tx soon, would not like to buy now and find I need to upgrade later.
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