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04-23-2011 09:55 AM  7 years agoPost 1
heliwilly

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I have recently inherited an Esky Belt CP electric helicopter. This is my first CCPM heli that has only three servos. on trying it out, after disconnecting the motor, I find that I have full movement on all the 3 servos when using the throttle, but on using the ail/ele stick I seem to have very little movement on any of the servos. Is this normal or could the Futaba FF8 Tx I got with it be set up incorrectly.
The Para is set to SR-3, the swash has Ail and ele set to + 100 and the Pit to - 100, all ATV set to 100, and Exp -20. No dual rates are set.
I don't want to attempt to hover it until I am sure of the settings.
I normally fly I/C Raptors, and this is the first electric I have had.

Bill W

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04-23-2011 01:25 PM  7 years agoPost 2
tryan02

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Canton, Missouri

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seems like a problem with something?

If all three servos move the swash up and down equally with 9 degree of pitch +/-

I would expect programming but your numbers seem fine except the pitch at -100 seems the pitch servo is in backwards but no big deal.

Keep hunting with what I understand you have a serious problem of no control but your setup seems OK.

If you need a break go fly the raptors cause raptors rule!!!!

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04-23-2011 02:01 PM  7 years agoPost 3
heliwilly

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Belt CP
Yes, it has me baffled as well. all the servos move in the correct direction, it it just that the movement is very small about 1/8" each side ???? I get the full 9 degrees +/- pitch range and on throttle only, full servo movement. Bill W.

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04-24-2011 04:12 AM  7 years agoPost 4
tryan02

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check endpoints? on channel 1 and 6 for aeilerons on the new RX's.

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05-16-2011 04:32 PM  7 years agoPost 5
Melnic

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Columbia, MD,USA

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does that radio have a swash AFR on it?
SOmething that sets how far the swash moves to ail/elev inputs.

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