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10-15-2011 11:15 PM  6 years agoPost 1
rudyy

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I am having a good time with the half piro flip on the sim and now I want to try the real thing with my beater Evo50. Before I try, I want to know if I should adjust the collective and cyclic pitch range (swash setting) on the radio first. Should I increase the cyclic pitch range and decrease the collective pitch range so that the heli will flip comparatively faster to make the maneuver easier to achieve?

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10-15-2011 11:57 PM  6 years agoPost 2
TMoore

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The Evo piroflips fine stock but with harder teeter rubbers.

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10-16-2011 02:58 AM  6 years agoPost 3
rudyy

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Thanks Tmoore. I am getting excited with this maneuver.

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10-24-2011 01:11 AM  6 years agoPost 4
rudyy

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I give it a try today with my Evo50 and I am able to make it. The downside is I cannot get the heli staying at one single spot. How can this be done? Am I giving too much cyclic and collective inputs?

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10-24-2011 01:40 AM  6 years agoPost 5
wrongler

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I'm the same way, I lose altitude, I'v been told it is mostly timing, I can do it fairly well on the sim, but the real thing......I get a little shaky. I think in my case its not enough collective inputs.

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10-24-2011 02:03 AM  6 years agoPost 6
rudyy

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I do not lose any altitude in the 1st half of the flip, only the second half does. Very weird. I am trying to make it perfect.

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10-24-2011 04:55 AM  6 years agoPost 7
TMoore

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Piroflips are best done with a combination of cyclic and collective, with emphasis on the cyclic part of the piroflip.

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