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05-01-2010 01:33 PM  8 years agoPost 1
dbldins

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Nicholasville,Ky.

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Don't you hate it! I get out the 450 I haven't flown in a while because of issues with gyro and tail. Resolved those and it's ok. I go out to fly the raptor 30 and as I'm watching it at about a 25' hover I see something small fly off. The heli is spinning out of control and I could do nothing but watch until it got into some tree limbs. Oh well let's play with the bumblebee till the nitro is back!

I wish I still flew!!!

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05-01-2010 01:50 PM  8 years agoPost 2
Gyronut

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Martinsville In.

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What was the root cause for the failure..??

Sorry for the crash..

Rick

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05-01-2010 02:06 PM  8 years agoPost 3
Steff Giguere

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St-Eustache, Quebec, Canada

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usually flipping to throttle hold will stop the tail from turning uncontrollably. Form next time.

Team Synergy, Rail blades, Team Scorpion, V-Team

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05-01-2010 11:33 PM  8 years agoPost 4
AWittleWabbit

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O.C., CA

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dbldins, did ya ever figure out what happened? You're flying the v1 right?

Heli-itis sufferer.

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05-02-2010 05:47 PM  8 years agoPost 5
dbldins

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Nicholasville,Ky.

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Yeah guys flyin the V1. I think the tail pitch slider broke. For some reason (panic) I didn't think to throttle down and kill the motor. 50 bucks for parts and shipping, not bad if you ask me for what I got. Oh yeah the telebee gyro that was on it is a goner! I put a gy401 on it. It has a 9250 so that's a better combo, yeah?

I wish I still flew!!!

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05-02-2010 07:19 PM  8 years agoPost 6
Cowjock

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Pa.

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gy401 = a very smart move.

Damn that ground is hard! When's the right time to get out of this money sucking hobby?

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