Aerodynamic Control

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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby cynr100 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 6:43 am

All good advice and encouragment. Had another go this morning and bent it again :roll: nothing hot water can't fix :D
I was determined to get height but full up on 3/4 throttle produced speed but no UP, twice this happened (with keycam onboard). I'm going back to the maintenance crew and rip them a new one, grub screw on the control rod did not have enough torque :x . I didn't pick this up until the 2nd event as all looked and worked okay.
Embarassing as it is I have still posted, the boring bits between each emergency landing have been edited :lol:
http://youtu.be/yMdhfecu0t8

This will probably be my last flight at this location, from what I have seen on the vid I'm playing in a shoe box and getting frustrated.

I am grounding myself until:
1/ My 9x turns up and
2/ I can get some decent sim time in and
3/ I have found a club or new field and
4/ I can get some decent sim time in and
5/ I finish demoulding the house (she who must be obeyed has deemed the wet season over) and
6/ I can get some decent sim time in.

:D :D
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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby Hallmark » Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:40 am

I watched, commented and giggled (with you of course).

I left some comments, but for those not watching the Tube: Less throttle seems to work for me. I worked this out by 'listening' to Bruce's take off's that seem to be quiet and smooth. I use about 40% - 50% throttle then tone it back unless I want to climb or it is windy. Throttle and rudder need as much input as aileron and elevator - especially in windy conditions - that's another reason I prefer mode 2.

Have you considered some more sim time? lmao :roll:

The club idea is a good one to get someone to trim it in, sort any mixing and generally get you airborne, but make sure you tell them your intended use of the plane. I asked a glider guy to help me who naturally set it up for gliding, powered planes are set up a little differently of course, so that might help you in that regard.

Otherwise well done mate, can't wait to see the next flight on a really BIG field.

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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby cynr100 » Mon Apr 09, 2012 8:14 am

Are you tempting me to make more adjustments and try/fly again :!: :shock:
Not going to happen, I now have a plan and unless I become a politician the plan is going to happen :lol: :lol: .................... :mrgreen:
In the meantime the 450 heli carcass is being hauled out for a rebuild......... :o
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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby Hallmark » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:46 am

Okay my friend, but take care and make sure the ambulance cover is in your private health policy :lol:

Hands over a first aid kit with pressure bandages on top!

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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby cynr100 » Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:41 am

Stage 1/ of the master plan is complete................YAAAAY

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See where to buy or not thread for more................. :D :D
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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby Hallmark » Fri Apr 13, 2012 2:05 am

Looks great mate, so when are you posting the video??? :lol:

Hey you mentioned the park with the 6 lane highway? Go fly there and you'll be fine, if it looks like it is getting too close to traffic; climb, turn and fly away...

Seriously though I can't wait to see you flying and wherever you select will be a good place I'm sure. I would do the DR and expo settings despite all the chatter, it made 1000% difference to my experience. I think some people missed my point, that being: technology can help us to get to a place where we no longer need it, but if it's there why not use it to get over the bumps?

Good luck mate...

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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby Shotglass » Fri Apr 13, 2012 5:11 pm

Hallmark wrote:Hey you mentioned the park with the 6 lane highway? Go fly there and you'll be fine, if it looks like it is getting too close to traffic; climb, turn and fly away...


that is terrible advice for someone who has trouble keeping a plane in the air
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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby Hallmark » Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:01 am

Shotglass wrote:that is terrible advice for someone who has trouble keeping a plane in the air


If you read my next line...

Hallmark wrote:Seriously though I can't wait to see you flying and wherever you select will be a good place I'm sure.


I posted before about context in writing, but I at least expected the reader to have some ability to discern between humour and serious suggestion. I also have a rapport with the person I was directing the joke at and I know he won't take his AXN anywhere near the place suggested because he is smarter than that - oh and he has a sense of humour...! :roll:

Perhaps my post should have read: "Hey you mentioned the park with the 6 lane highway? Go fly there and you'll be fine, if it looks like it is getting too close to traffic; climb, turn and fly away..." (This line was written in sarcastica font please disregard this suggestion as it was made tongue in cheek, facetiously and meant as a joke.) :P

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PS: And I just woke up so if I misread the context I blame sleepiness...
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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby cynr100 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:07 am

Shotglass wrote:
Hallmark wrote:Hey you mentioned the park with the 6 lane highway? Go fly there and you'll be fine, if it looks like it is getting too close to traffic; climb, turn and fly away...


that is terrible advice for someone who has trouble keeping a plane in the air

It's okay Shotglass, my mate Hallmark was just doing a "pisstake" trying to goad me back into the air. ;)
Be assured that I have no intention of endangering others, smashing up a piece of foam I have no issues, not causing collateral damage in doing so is my main concern.
Unfortunately because we have become fond/addicted to this forum we have sidetracked it as our own personal chatroom, apologies to forum members.
I have no doubt that our witty repartee' shall continue 8-) all in good fun.
PS you'll have to forgive Hallmark he comes from WA :P :lol:
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Re: Aerodynamic Control

Postby Hallmark » Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:33 am

cynr100 wrote:PS you'll have to forgive Hallmark he comes from WA :P :lol:


You say that like it's a bad thing Banana Bender... Truth is I was posted there and fell in love with the place - oh and I met my missus there too. ;)

Yes my apologies too if we have taken too much liberty in conversing here...

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