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Drive belt gets stripped when attempting 3D flight

Old 05-17-2024, 04:03 PM
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I'm flying a Flywing Airwolf V2 RC GPS Scale helicopter FWFW450L size Fuselages with H1

Whenever I attempt a 3D maneuver, such as a loop or auto-invert using the controller's toggle switch, the motor to main rotor drive belt gets stripped. The last time this happened, the heli fell from about 40 feet right to the ground.

I've seen YouTube videos about adding an external belt tensioner. Is that the best option?
Or is there a slightly smaller-sized belt that would be better?
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That means your belt is either too tight or too lose, probably too tight.
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Originally Posted by BarracudaHockey
That means your belt is either too tight or too lose, probably too tight.
From the look of things its too tight
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Thank you for your answers, gentlemen! The heli is pretty fresh out of the box with the stock belt tensioner installed. How can I loosen it a bit?

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