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Forum: Helimax
04-10-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By scottval

RE: AXE CP DRIFTS LEFT

Left drift is also caused by the thrust from the tail rotor. I don't believe there is any way to overcome this, other than by applying right cyclic, which will cause the heli to lean to the right.
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Forum: Helimax
04-08-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By scottval

RE: Rotofly - drifts left & back

Spadinator:
You might have the same issue as myself. Make sure the top part of the swash is inserted fully into the hub of the bottom part of the swash. If you're only getting partial control,...
Forum: Helimax
04-08-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By scottval

RE: Rotofly - drifts left & back

I talked to Heli-Max support on the phone and Rich was very helpful.

The "issue" was that the lower part of the swash was disconnected from the upper part. The upper part connects by snapping...
Forum: Helimax
04-08-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By scottval

RE: Rotofly - drifts left & back

I've tried to "fly" the heli some more, and I have found that -- GET THIS -- the cyclic controls aren't working at all!!

I can see (and hear) the cyclic servos moving, I can see the swashplate...
Forum: Helimax
04-06-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By scottval

Rotofly - no control over cyclic

I recently bought a Heli-Max Rotofly. Does anyone else own one?

I can't get it to hover successfully because it drifts to the left and backward, even with full right and forward cyclic. I even...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-02-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By scottval

RE: how to fix hobbyzone firebird scout?

I have a working Scout, and I could help you with this, if you are still interested. -scott
Forum: Beginners
08-02-2006, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By scottval

RE: Freedom vs. Challenger

Correction--the two-channel plane I discuss in my last posting was the Firebird Scout, not the Firebird Freedom. The Firebird Freedom is a three-channel plane, and is the one which is more difficult...
Forum: Beginners
08-02-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By scottval

RE: Freedom vs. Challenger

I have a Freedom, and found it difficult to fly at first. I've had to repair it several times -- new fuse, two new tail sections. And it's in need of a new fuse now. I find that it's best to...
08-02-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By scottval

RE: aerobird challenger (newbie here)

Sounds familiar; I bought a Hobbyzone Firebird Freedom about a month ago and crashed it the first time I flew it and damaged the fuselage. The damage was different from yours; I hit the ground so...
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By scottval

Motor Running Rough (Ventura)

I recently replaced the fuselage and electric motor on my Hobbico Ventura. The motor was running very "rough" -- every second or two, at random intervals it seemed to lose power just for an instant....
08-01-2006, 01:28 PM
07-27-2006, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By scottval

Hobbico Flyzone Ventura Receiver

I have a Hobbico Flyzone Ventura, and after a hard landing all three plugs in the receiver came out. They are not labeled, so I do not know where to plug them back in. There are actually four slots...
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