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Old 08-17-2014, 07:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Walkera mini cp won't take off ... please help a newbie here...

So i have just recently change the stock rotor to a metal one i bought online.. everything looks good until i boot it up the 1st time after that that is ...

The problem now is that my heli refused to take off no matter how much i jam on the tx. Do not think theres anything wrong with the heli itself as the guy can take off when i switch to different fmod , and i suspect its the tx setup that is screwed or something else on the heli ..

Previously i had the same problem and some suggested i adjust the pitch trim to a level where the 2 rotor blades are level , i have again tried that method again but it is not working this time.

Using a devo 10 with latest firmware and minicp.bin from walkera webbie.

Can anyone please advise what else do i need to check and rectify before i can get my heli flying again ? Thanks in advance
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Old 08-18-2014, 12:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You should be able to swing both blades backward with the rotor perpendicular to the boom and your pitch should be about an inch to an inch and a half between the ends of the blades. A picture is worth a thousand words here and a video would be even better than a picture, but I am at work now and cannot help. I will try to post a video tonight for you.
I am assuming you already checked the collar, right? That is the most common reason for not getting enough pitch.
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Old 08-19-2014, 11:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the reply ...

Finally got my heli up in the sky again !! I was rubbish, did not realize i mixed up the ball link for the swashplate and the blade grip. They do look almost identical but close inspection reveal that the blade grip ball link is about 2-3mm longer than the rest . Just had to swap one of the wrong ball link attached to the blade grip and everything is good now.

Cant imagine how silly i look when i found out the problem .. lol
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