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Okay, you have your helicopter and you are ready to fly, but realize you don't know how the helicopter will react once you get it in the air or even on liftoff. The most stressful time of flying for me is the maiden flight. And when you don't know how to anticipate something going wrong on the first lift off, it will more than likely end up in a crash. So, you are asking, "Well isn't putting the heli in the air the best way to learn how to fly?" Well yes and no. Yes because it's "Real...
Hello everyone, for those of you that don’t know me, my name is Tony and I am the owner and founder of [URL="http://www.Rc-Help.com"]www.Rc-Help.com[/URL]. I have been in the RC world since 1994 but I have only been flying for a couple years. During this time, I have tried to find every way I could to learn how to fly. I have joined forums, watched videos, and read articles. Nothing really worked 100%. There is a lot of bad information out there. It caused me to crash quite a bit. So, once I figured out how to fly, I decided...
Hey everyone. I thought that I would make up a list of everything that someone would need to get into the great hobby of flying R/C Helicopters. Electric, or Battery powered is far easier than nitro. With a nitro helicopter, the ambient temperature has very little effect on how it runs. But, Humidity will cause it to run way rich, or way lean. I have seen a motor go from running in a race lean condition, a front blows through, and it's running pig rich. It's a headache to learn how to do the...
If there is one helicopter that taught me how to fly, not only upright, but inverted as well, it's this little guy right here! I had been trying for quite some time to fly inverted, and on April 18th, 2011, I did it for the first time with this helicopter. Now the ending was not that great though lol. The tail was cracked and I had too much pitch in my main blades which caused the tail motor to die (main motor pulling too many amps, killing the tail motor by robbing it of power). But if...
Just one of those days when you want to get out and fly. And thanks to this mcpx, it can take crashes and go right back up into the air! Just don't forget to push that main gear back up! And don't step in the cow pies! lmao.
In the past, I have had people as why the mCP-X starts and stops abruptly. This is what is known as "cogging" and it's caused by the magnets inside the main motor against the stater. This is completely normal and I assure you, there is nothing wrong with your helicopter. It just needs these strong magnets to produce the power needed to put this helicopter in the air and allow it to do what it was designed to do. As always, if you have any questions, comments or suggestions, post them...
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