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09-06-2003 04:46 PM  14 years agoPost 1
Whirl2

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Olympia, WA.

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Hi, I'm in the process of starting out with a Raptor 60 and using a 9C futaba to fly it. Does any one out there have this setup? I'd like to know more about the over all set up and if there is any extra I should know that the mannual doesn't tell you, along with help understanding the pitch curve part. I have an OS 60 in it, Ricks O ring head, carbon fiber main and tail rotor blades. Also installed a Futaba 401/9253 set up. I am just getting into this sport, only hovered a Nexus then found 60 size, that said I really enjoy the challenge. I just want to make sure I'm heading in the right direction. I belive that if the helicopter is set up right I'll have less trouble learning to pilot it. Any help would be great. Thanks in advance
J.

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09-06-2003 08:17 PM  14 years agoPost 2
rcrebel

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First thing to do in the radio - go to the Revo. Mix menu and switch the Revo to INH. It defaults in the active mode, and it will make you wonder why your 401/9253 gyro wont hold.

On the pitch servo (Futaba) I used the fourth hole out on the servo horn, about 17mm, and the Endpoints are 100%. On the 9253 tail servo, I used the third hole out and some use the fourth hole out on the servo horn. Otherwise, I have the other horns as the book states, 10.5 mm (second hole on horn). All of my endpoints are at 100% except Channel 5 which I use for gyro gain and Channel 3 (throttle) which is at 95%. You will have to find the best gyro gain setting on your own during test flights. My gyro gain is set at 55% in HH mode.

If you have any other questions, feel free to email or PM me. Or, put specific questions on here and we'll give you a hand.

Scott aka rcrebel

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