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Old 03-21-2012, 02:37 PM   #141 (permalink)
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I wish i could make it down there but this semester has been taking alot of my time. barely caught up after going to Birmingham.
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:04 PM   #142 (permalink)
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Anyone got a vid of this yet?? I see Tony Whiteside has one flying
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:02 PM   #143 (permalink)
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I think there are a couple flying!
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:27 PM   #144 (permalink)
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So no secret videos

Sent from my EVO cause I can't reach the PC
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Old 03-30-2012, 05:39 AM   #145 (permalink)
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Anyone have any news about it ?!?
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Old 03-30-2012, 08:12 AM   #146 (permalink)
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Anyone have any news about it ?!?
Last I knew they got the belts they needed to start testing. I seem to remember that there is a sort of unwritten rule that Compass heli prototypes must have over 100 flights on it before videos or flight demos are done for the public. I could be wrong though.
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Old 04-07-2012, 01:14 PM   #147 (permalink)
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I want the mine!!!

when a video?
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Old 04-08-2012, 12:35 PM   #148 (permalink)
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up to 100flight before a public vid=> in one week , we can do it !!!

We want a video, we want a video, we want a video, we want ....
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Old 04-08-2012, 02:08 PM   #149 (permalink)
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up to 100flight before a public vid=> in one week , we can do it !!!

We want a video, we want a video, we want a video, we want ....
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:22 PM   #150 (permalink)
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What size servos for this heli? Micro?
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Old 04-11-2012, 03:04 AM   #151 (permalink)
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IMHO micro on the swash. Micro on the tail?
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Old 04-11-2012, 03:39 AM   #152 (permalink)
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IMHO micro on the swash. Micro on the tail?
one side of the frame takes micro and the other takes mini tail servo, that is what I am told anyway
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:32 AM   #153 (permalink)
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:51 PM   #154 (permalink)
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I got to see it in person today at weak signals in Toledo. I'm pretty excited about it!
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:24 PM   #155 (permalink)
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the servos for tail and swashplate are same size trex pro......
What servos you will use? Savox, MKS, hitec ....?
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Old 04-13-2012, 07:47 PM   #156 (permalink)
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MKS here, and also the majority of the team too I think.
DS95 and 95i or similar, we'll see. Don't know if I'll want to try a mini tail servo or not, we'll see.
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Old 04-14-2012, 05:04 PM   #157 (permalink)
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Here you go... new pictures! Not the best pictures, but then they're better than nothing!



Side view... Lot's of blue light in the area... Something to notice in the next picture...



Notice that the aileron and pitch servo positioning has changed. Gone is the slant mounting. Look at the beefy head! It's really nice looking in person! The head has a Jesus bolt--the black ring in the head block.



Tail assembly. It's beefy, too. All metal (not blue--that's booth lighting).

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Notice that the aileron and pitch servo positioning has changed. Gone is the slant mounting.
In this position, it seems tricky to unscrew ail/pitch servo; Bottom screws are under the front deck, no?
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Old 04-15-2012, 04:48 AM   #159 (permalink)
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Thanks for the pics! I have one comment...since the DS95 servos are popular, I wouldn't care for mounting them directly to the bearing blocks, as the Trex 450 Pro does. In a bad crash, I would imagine you could bend the servo cases. I'm not sure why the servos were previously canted inwards but they were mounted to the carbon plate which I thought was smart.
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Old 04-15-2012, 01:00 PM   #160 (permalink)
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Furex,

I think that's an issue they will address.

ScotY,

I've got a 450 that has seen horrendous crashes. Inverted, full power, full positive type crashes. Enough to drive the main shaft through the lower Jesus bolt and never has the case of a single servo been damaged. I'm not a great pilot, but I am a prolific crasher. I think my 450pro has but 2 original parts on it-- the frame floor and a frame half.

When they can, I'm certain the team pilots will speak to this. Anything I post is nothing but speculative. It was very cool see and touch the model up close!

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