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Old 01-06-2017, 07:38 PM   #501 (permalink)
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I have spent the majority of this "bad weather" day reading this complete post.

"Very Informative"

QUESTION: What is the main feature everyone loves the most with this unit?

Does it have a Return to Home feature?

I am thinking of installing one on my Walker 450. I see several have done so. Any comments on my thought? Pro's - Con's?

Thanks, Dennis
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Old 01-06-2017, 08:31 PM   #502 (permalink)
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I have spent the majority of this "bad weather" day reading this complete post.

"Very Informative"

QUESTION: What is the main feature everyone loves the most with this unit?

Does it have a Return to Home feature?

I am thinking of installing one on my Walker 450. I see several have done so. Any comments on my thought? Pro's - Con's?

Thanks, Dennis
Dennis, the co-pilot is still a viable self level system, it does need to be used with an external receiver and having it installed with the hard deck add-on, it's where the co-pilot shines.

Cons: The static pressure tube hanging from the tailboon is cumbersome and ugly. I wish it could be replaced by other type of sensors. Separated vertical and horizontal optical sensors, the HD and the CPII modules should've been integrated into a single physical unit.

Pros: The hard deck and rescue functions simply works, always! Very easy to setup and use.

Keep in mind that despite of the fact that CP-II really does the job pretty well, there is also FBL controllers that have self level and bailout too now. Perhaps you may also want to consider these options.

I still enjoy flying my trusty 500 with CP-II on it. I always have lots of fun testing complicated maneouvers first above the hard deck, without being afraid or concerned of crashing.

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Old 01-06-2017, 08:37 PM   #503 (permalink)
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Here you can find the most complete CPII + Hard Deck combo available.

http://www.store.revolectrix.com/Pro...Co-Pilot-II-C6

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Old 01-08-2017, 06:42 PM   #504 (permalink)
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I have spent the majority of this "bad weather" day reading this complete post.

"Very Informative"

QUESTION: What is the main feature everyone loves the most with this unit?

Does it have a Return to Home feature?

I am thinking of installing one on my Walker 450. I see several have done so. Any comments on my thought? Pro's - Con's?

Thanks, Dennis
Main feature is that it works for both helicopter and fixed wing.
It tune-able to your liking.
The hard deck functions quite well for its intended purpose, which is a training tool.
30' (9.1m) minimum hard deck height.
Can be used in series with a FBL controller providing you have a separate Rx.
The only Con, if you can call it that is that you will have more wiring and components to deal with.
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Old 08-10-2017, 05:55 PM   #505 (permalink)
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Does this apply to both collective and cyclic sticks IE left AND right?
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Old 08-10-2017, 09:44 PM   #506 (permalink)
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Does this apply to both collective and cyclic sticks IE left AND right?

I'm not sure I understood your question, but if you want to know if the co-pilot with the hard deck option enabled, would manage the cyclic in order to stabilize the helicopter and also the collective to keep the model at a predefined altitude, then the answer is yes.

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Old 08-11-2017, 03:37 AM   #507 (permalink)
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During the Quick setup, I was wondering if both sticks needed to be centered. As I went back through it again, I see that it is only the cyclic stick that needs to centered for recovery to happen. Thank you for your reply.
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Old 08-13-2017, 08:23 PM   #508 (permalink)
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Absolutely wonderful! Quick question on expo in TX, yes or no?
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Old 08-13-2017, 09:58 PM   #509 (permalink)
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Absolutely wonderful! Quick question on expo in TX, yes or no?
It really depends whether or not your heli is FBL.

If it is, then increase the Expo Rate in the FBL program and remove Expo from Tx. By doing so the Tx and CPII out puts will be influenced by the Expo.

If it is a flybarred helicopter, then you can increase the expo rate in TX.

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Old 08-14-2017, 03:48 AM   #510 (permalink)
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Fury Extreme. Got some drift issues(trim?)as well. Will increasing the auto trim help this or is it an angle issue? Drifts backwards, what angle would be adjusted if the angles are the issue?

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Old 08-14-2017, 06:04 AM   #511 (permalink)
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Tom, I suggest you follow these procedures.

https://www.helifreak.com/showthread...27#post2643344

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and this ==> https://www.helifreak.com/showthread...27#post2649385

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