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Old 01-12-2014, 09:58 PM   #1
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Twin engine differential thrust setup

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Gooday all, does anybody know if it is possible to set up differential thrust by using a mix with my DX7s? Would like to take advantage of having twin engines and not relying on float mounted rudders. Thanks, later...Ken
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Old 01-12-2014, 11:33 PM   #2
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Re: Twin engine differential thrust setup

It should be possible on most any radio if you have enough channels to spare. Put one motor on a separate channel and mix throttle to it at full rate. Then mix rudder to each one (two mixes reqd.) using only the directions that you need so each side of rudder throw only affects the appropriate motor.

Just be sure that you can set proper failsafe on the second motor channel. It may depend on which Rx you are using.

I know that some people do it and say it is a much more effective way of steering.
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