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Old 08-01-2002, 10:57 PM
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hey im new and i was wondering does anyone know how a radio works with the heli and if you start it with the cotrol sitting normal will it fire up and the blades spin or will it idle so what im saying is how do you start a heli with out the blades spining i know im asking a dumb question but im new and really dont understand it
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Old 08-01-2002, 11:12 PM
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With the throttle stick in the low or idle position the clutch wont engage when you start the engine. So the blades dont spin. Moving the stick forward speeds the engine, engages the clutch gradually and thus the blades spin.
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Old 08-01-2002, 11:49 PM
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Is there anybody close to you that you could ask for help? It would really do you good.
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Old 08-02-2002, 12:03 AM
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where is the idle position is it in the middle of the radio
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Old 08-02-2002, 12:13 AM
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The idle position is when your throttle/collective stick is all the way back toward the bottom of the transmitter. Daz...
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Old 08-02-2002, 12:38 AM
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Max, I see you have an nitro truck in your gallery. The heli throttle position and clutch operation is the same.
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Old 08-02-2002, 12:51 AM
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More than likely he's using a Pistol grip type Tx with his Nitro Truck. Daz...
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Old 08-02-2002, 01:01 AM
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hey phi i am using a pistol any way u guys this is what i dont understand to start it i have to hole the stick all the way down or can i let it sit in the middle
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The throttle stick can be set at any position, and it will not move unless you move it, however when starting you want the throttle stick in the low stick positon. Daz...
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ok thanks daz so what do you guys fly
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Old 08-02-2002, 01:07 AM
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cant i use the hold button or is that only for autos
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Yes, the throttle hold switch is good for auto's, and maybe carrying your heli to the flightline for takeoff after starting. Yes you could start up your Heli while in throttle hold, just make sure your throttle hold settings are correct.

I'm flying a Jr Venture, and a Hirobo Freya both with Futaba 9C.
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is the venture a sweet heli cus i want to get one of them is it worth the time and what motor do you have in your venture a os 32
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The Venture is a very nice Heli, I have over 50 flights on mine and it is awesome. Its not one of those high maintenance ships, you can just grab it and go. Its a excellent trainer, and the parts to replace are very inexpensive, if you have a boo boo. Daz...
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hey daz its 4 16 inthe mornig out here and im still up what time is it there
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Its 7:20 here, what did you pull an all nighter. I'm getting ready to go to work, but thinking about taking the day off and go flying. I have a Freya with a YS80, that needs some more time in the air. Daz...
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Old 08-02-2002, 11:13 AM
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sounds fun i cant wait till i get my ergo 60 witha os 61 wc that is gonna rule i wish i had a job but im too young to get one i work with my dad im 15 so
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Great Maxx, stick with it, I'm sure you'll get your Heli going soon. I wish I had the opportunity to learn this when I was 15. When you do get your Heli, make sure you get someone to help you out. The Heli's, and planes are very dangerous, and yes they can KILL you, so definetely get some adult supervision with it, when you get started. Good luck, Daz...
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i got some supervison my mom has a friend from work who can help me my dads friend brandon and my dads boss are all into helis i have seen some pretty bad accidents finding hobbies my friend drove his rc car 1/8 scale buggy smack dead in the middle of his dads leg and it was busted in three places and i saw a video on the net of some gy who was playing with a heli and went to start it and his little 2yr old nailed the throttle and it when crunch broke his wrist leg and his 700 mm carbon v blades
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