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08-13-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,166
Posted By Hedgewarden

I've been getting most of my Walkera parts, for...

I've been getting most of my Walkera parts, for Master CP and Genius CP, from eBay sellers; "emilyandlily", "ujtoys", and "walkera-esky" (also known as "RCCarMax" direct internet store). Also...
08-04-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By Hedgewarden

I'm not familiar with that model and its charger,...

I'm not familiar with that model and its charger, and I'm noob, but all the half-dozen chargers I have the red light either goes OUT or changes to green when the battery is fully charged. If the...
05-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Hedgewarden

I hope you are aware that "BNF" means that it...

I hope you are aware that "BNF" means that it does not include a transmitter (controller). "RTF" (ready to fly) means that it includes a transmitter.
Search the forums for these models. I have seen...
04-22-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,453
Posted By Hedgewarden

Follow-up: Taking hints from a few things I have...

Follow-up: Taking hints from a few things I have read, I decided to give up"scooting" the Master CP around on its training gear and try a direct take-off from grass.

It lifted fairly well, and was...
04-18-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,453
Posted By Hedgewarden

Master CP - Training Gear or No?

I am a fairly good (intermediate level?) pilot of FP Helis. I have a Master CP that I wish to transition to.

I added training gear, and on my first "flight", trying to scoot around on asphalt, the...
04-12-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,191
Posted By Hedgewarden

Mark, I started flying helis after Christmas...

Mark,
I started flying helis after Christmas 2013 - got two rebranded V911s on closeout from Radio Shack. I wanted something to fly when there was not enough wind to play with my quad-line sports...
03-16-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,166
Posted By Hedgewarden

For Walkera parts in the US, you should check...

For Walkera parts in the US, you should check WowHobbies - USA Walkera Distributor, Align Super Depot, E-flite Specialists, Turbo Ace Exclusive Distributor (http://www.wowhobbies.com/).
02-25-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By Hedgewarden

Kirk, The Mingji 802 Tier-ONE T is just another...

Kirk,
The Mingji 802 Tier-ONE T is just another coaxial rotor (CX) heli - that is it has two sets of rotors, one above the other, spinning in opposite directions.

If you really want something...
02-16-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,058
Posted By Hedgewarden

It is normal for most (all?) FP helis to want to...

It is normal for most (all?) FP helis to want to slide to the left on take-off. That is caused by the ground effect. Watch videos and most pilots don't even try to compensate - they just boost up...
02-03-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By Hedgewarden

In my experience, turning off either the rx or tx...

In my experience, turning off either the rx or tx will require you to rebind when turned back on. That is necessary to allow flexible rx-tx pairing, i.e. any compatible rx-tx pair can be bound...
02-03-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Hedgewarden

W enzyme, I too am very noob. However, I...

W enzyme,
I too am very noob. However, I strarted with a pair of Propel Speedstars purchased from Radio Shack, post Christmas close out sale. Transmitter has both 3 ch "intermediate" and 4 ch...
02-03-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Hedgewarden

OK, Larry. In the back of my mind, I had a...

OK, Larry.
In the back of my mind, I had a subtle unvoiced idea that I aught to check the tilt v. rotation direction - the little guys are coming from a former British colony. :p
But I never acted...
01-30-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Hedgewarden

I haven't verified the rotor rotation v. tilt...

I haven't verified the rotor rotation v. tilt directions - I assumed a tail rotor on the right hand side was pushing toward the left. As for the full size chopper - i have been carefully testing...
01-29-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Hedgewarden

Thanks, Larry. Excellent explanation. Yup, I...

Thanks, Larry.
Excellent explanation. Yup, I was only "sort of right". Very glad to know the tilt is normal. Amazing how a 9 inch model so accurately reflects real heli physics.
-Howard
01-28-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By Hedgewarden

Question Tilts to right?

I have a Propel SpeedStar (reskinned and rebranded V911) and a Hubsan Lynx - both FP 4ch. I noticed that both tilt slightly to the right when viewed from behind, when hovering or moving straight...
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