I can still auto! - Page 2 - RCCanada - Canada Radio Controlled Hobby Forum
RCCanada - Canada's Radio Control Hobby Forum
General RC Heli Discussion Discuss general topics on rotary wing aircraft, including construction, Servo's, Gryo's and Stabilizer discussions. Heli Pro Shop

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-23-2016, 08:08 PM   #11
Level 3 Supporter
★ Site Supporter ★
HAL9KPCM's Avatar
I am: Dave Z
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Radio of choice:
Futaba 18MZ
# of RCs: 6

Feedback: 5 / 100%
Posts: 1,391
Total Props: 17
Re: I can still auto!

       Remove this ad - become a site supporter!
I was away from the hobby after my daughter was born and I was gone for 20 years. I'm just back to flying some decent figure 8's. I'll be happy to get back up to some loops, rolls, and inverted flight. For now, I was pretty pumped and happy to do a surprise auto.

And he's been punted... conversation looks weird now
Two wrongs don't make a right, but two Wrights will make an airplane.

My Heli: Futaba 18MZ 2x(JR GSR260Z Sports FBL, Zenoah G26H, Futaba CGY750 Gyro, Futaba BLS-351 cyclic, BLS-251 tail, Futaba BLS-451 Throttle. Gryphon voltage regulator).

Last edited by HAL9KPCM; 08-23-2016 at 08:22 PM.
HAL9KPCM is offline   Quick reply to this message.

Sponsored Links - Subscribe to remove this ad.
Old 08-27-2016, 09:14 AM   #12
tango 9
RCC Noob
I am: Jim S
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Marquette U.P. Michigan
Radio of choice:
# of RCs: 2

Feedback: 0 / 0%
Posts: 17
Total Props: 0
Re: I can still auto!

Had a similar experience with my Radikal G20. Was up in the air about 40 feet when there was a loud snap. I hit the throttle hold and lowered the collective without thinking about it. It came down fast. About 15 feet from the ground I gave it some collective and it stopped, popped up a little then settled down to an easy landing. I had practiced a lot of auto's on the Phoenix flite sim. Sure came in handy as that was the first time I had actually done a real auto. The other day I was flying the Blade 450 3D out in the same clear cut when I lost it in the sun/clouds for a second. wasn't too high. It came down in the popple's inverted. Didn't hit the TH quick enough and now I have a bunch of parts coming. Glad it wasn't the G20.
tango 9 is offline   Quick reply to this message.
Old 09-03-2016, 01:04 PM   #13
RCC Apprentice
I am: Trevor Haskett
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Guelph, Ontario

Feedback: 3 / 100%
Posts: 28
Total Props: 0
Re: I can still auto!

When I switched to Taranis, the switches are in different spots compared to my JR. The right shoulder was my throttle hold for helis, but that switch was only momentary on the Taranis. So for a while, I tried flying the racing quad with the arming switch (throttle hold) on the top left. What a mess. I've bumped it in flight while changing gyro modes on the quad, and dropped it out of the sky from 100'. And the reflexive move for helis is mixed up, now too.

Finally smartened up, opened the case of the Taranis, and moved and reprogrammed switches. Now to train those reflexed back into shape!
Radios: JR 9303 and Taranis
Rookie FPV quad racer (Minion), and average heli pilot (Trex 500, Trex 450, MCPx)
Lotsa planks and a Stampede for FPV with my kids!
tch_popeye is offline   Quick reply to this message.

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the RCCanada - Canada Radio Controlled Hobby Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Member names may only be composed of alpha-numeric characters. (A-Z and 0-9)

!!ATTENTION ADVERTISERS!! If you intend on advertising anything on this forum, whatsoever, you are required to first contact us here . Additionally, we do NOT allow BUSINESS NAMES unless you are an Authorized Vendor. If you own a business, and want to do sales on this site via posting or private message, you will need to follow the rules. Shops, Stores, Distributors, Group Buys without being authorized will see your account terminated.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Your Name
Your first name and last initial is required if you plan on using the forum.
Which city & province you live in. This is mandatory for classified listings.
Radio of choice?
Which radio is your current favorite to use?
Number of RC Vehicles?
How many boats, cars, planes do you own?


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
vBulletin Message

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:46 PM.

vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.