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Old 09-28-2013, 08:58 AM
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Hello there,
I have a pegasus air start with a Futaba 10C transmitter. I can get the ECU to beep 3 times with ch 7 switch (low to high pitch) but I can't figure out the settings for the trim to get the ECU to go into start mode.
When I move the trim, I get 1 beep (medium) just below 1/2 way then nothing else.
When I leave the trim all the way down, I get 3 beeps, Low tone to high tone. Is this the ecu going into start mode? Can I now start the turbine with the throttle at max , not using the trim??
Is there a special way to set the trims on this radio.
Just to mention, this radio has electronic trims, not mechanical.

Sorry if these questions seem dumb, but I had a Jetcat P80 auto start with no starting issues before, this is my first air start and first AMT.
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I found out I don't need to use the trim because I have a 3 position switch programmed. Can someone tell me once the ECU has pick up the TX pulse width, what position does the throttle need to be in to engage start mode on the ECU?????
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If I remember correctly it is just trim up and throttle at idle. I use an asu with my air start pegasus now and don't remember 100% but I do still have a manual so I'll try to remember to check that tomorrow.
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I don't have to use the trim as I am using 2 channel operation. So with my 3 position switch in run, I leave the throttle at idle and it will start???
Or do I still have to put the trim at up??

Any chance you could scan the pages of the manual for start procedures and email it to me??
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Hope these help
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That helped a ton. Thanks.
She is running like an AMT Pegasus. LOL
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Could someone post the page from the pegasus manual on intake minimum diameter, pipe minimum diameter and distance to the pipe from the nozzle of the turbine???
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Originally Posted by f20tiger
Could someone post the page from the pegasus manual on intake minimum diameter, pipe minimum diameter and distance to the pipe from the nozzle of the turbine???

hope this is what you wanted,
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That is absolutely perfect. Thank you
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Though it states 15mm as the optimum gap between the pipe and the turbine
i found that 19mm is better.
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Thank you for the info.

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