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Posted 09-13-2013 at 07:07 AM by nickyd

Next Tests:
Set tail expo on SK software and bank switch tail. ( Set SL bank to slower tail rate and 30 expo)


11-9-13
new kbdd mainblades fitted

10-9-13
3 good flights. rpm 2600 - vibe spikes during loop. rpm 2800 vibe clean 0.6
Strange that vibe spikes occur only at lower headspeed during loops.

8-9-13
set fixed end points and throttle tx85% = tbd RPM and tx90% = tbd RPM

when flying with no...
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E325 Log

Posted 09-12-2013 at 11:25 PM by nickyd
Updated 09-13-2013 at 07:07 AM by nickyd

15/10/12

Adjust blades much looser so they can be just about shook down 5 degrees or so. Apply grease to blade root/grip area.Done

Loosen tail blades a little. Done

Back off pinion to main gear a little.Done

Move down collar on main shaft to remove slight up/down play.Done


07/11/12

Reduce damping gain on elevator to 1/3 hiller gain as advised on forum to help lower head speeds.

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Heli-Log 9:8:2013

Posted 09-08-2013 at 08:18 AM by rcnut

Here we are in September...the days are getting shorter and the weather will start getting cooler.

Labor Day weekend…

The last day of August I was asked to work, so no flying that day…besides, it was hot and humid and I wanted to work on my new Whiplash Nitro. Sunday, Sept 1st, I went to church in the morning, and I was thinking of heading to the club flying field for some test flights. However, it was very muggy and warm, and I needed to get gas for the truck. So after...
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Heli-Log 8/31/2013

Posted 08-31-2013 at 08:41 AM by rcnut

The last day of August!

My new Whiplash Nitro is well under way! This kit is just beautiful! It’s amazing how the anodized parts processed in a different color (other than aluminum’ish color) brings a whole different look. The deep rich red color makes the clutch liner in the clutch bell stand out (a light blue liner). I wish I had the motor to finish the install, but it will come soon enough.

There are subtle touches added to this kit…like the phrase “Team Heliproz”...
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Heli-Log 8/30/2013

Posted 08-30-2013 at 01:40 PM by rcnut
Updated 08-30-2013 at 03:43 PM by rcnut

With August almost in the books...recap of the week after IRCHA...

So now that I’m home, it is time to find out what is going on with my Whiplash, why is the throttle servo acting up! Come to find out, the spark plug was damaged enough to cause interference with the servo…considering it is so close to the motor. I bought a new spark plug and haven’t had a problem since. Go figure…

I was able to get 3 flights in before disaster happened with my Whiplash. The elevator...
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