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Heli-Log 9:24:2013

Posted 09-24-2013 at 11:40 AM by rcnut

Well September is almost over and fall is finally here!

Earlier this week, Bob and I got together to work on his Whippy. He ordered a new 990 carb, hoping that would fix it. And as luck (Murphy’s Law) would have it, there was a scratch on the cylinder wall from the boss pin retainer. This caused a slight loss in compression, hence the reason why his motor wouldn’t idle. So he sent his motor in for repairs.

I finally finished my Whiplash Nitro this last Friday. Saturday...
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skl file

Posted 09-22-2013 at 03:19 PM by nickyd
Updated 09-23-2013 at 04:03 PM by nickyd

my latest skl file with settings...

couple of good flights. one close call when inverted saved by sl.

full run inerted ok. elevator control plus some rudder.


0.7 vibe
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22-09-13

Posted 09-22-2013 at 08:17 AM by nickyd
Updated 09-22-2013 at 11:24 AM by nickyd

Strip. Head and check bearings are free. Add vaseline to shaft . No longer shake on spool down.

3 flights.
setup is perfect. 0.6 to 0.9 vib depending on wind maybe.
Control rudder and elevator during inverted forward flight. Manage full run inverted.

Try multiple flips and nearly crash. Saved by sl .
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21-9-13

Posted 09-22-2013 at 01:33 AM by nickyd

3 good flights. Inverted for a few seconds with some elevator control. Slow flips getting better.
Windy blustery. Vibe. 0.7, 0.9
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18-9

Posted 09-18-2013 at 12:23 AM by nickyd
Updated 09-18-2013 at 07:14 AM by nickyd

Re-level swash and adjust travels for +- pitch level swash.
Servo balls now 15mm.
had to increase rh servo travels in order to keep level swash at full pitch range.
travels around +-125 now
swash mix around 60-60-43
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