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Discussion in 'Other Brands' started by Beaver, Dec 20, 2015.

By Beaver on Dec 20, 2015 at 6:27 AM
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Discussion in 'Other Brands' started by Beaver, Dec 20, 2015.

    1. Beaver

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      Of course, Irony arrives in a timely manner, along with the servos..... today, not long after that last post concerning said shipment. :D
       
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      Nostalgia strikes, no help from a recent incident that put my Protos down (eat $#it Crash, it was my own stupid mistake)......
      Given the mass of spare parts I have accumulated over the last few years, CX-450SE (with low profile DFC mainshaft under non dfc head) is going through re-fit. Going for longer flight time with 15:1 main gear and 4000Kv motor that I bench tested to make sure it has highest rpm (efficiency) per voltage. If I can work out the channels, I might install a remotely releasable cargo hook for "bombing experiments" :D
       
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      Now that would be interesting! a remote cargo hook. You would be supprised how much the helis can lift.
       
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      I can already anticipate having to be quick on the collective upon releasing an underslung load, the heli will want to jump upward a bit. Right now, with the Faux-bar fbl, I have an extra channel assigned to tail gain with a pot on my radio to adjust it. If I can manage to assign it to the open output channel where I normally keep a capacitor, I could theoretically plug a servo in and use assign a switch...... otherwise I would have to go to flybar B450 and a 7-channel Rx to pull it off. (now thinking out loud)..... unless I can double bind with a separate RX. Once upon a time I did manage to double bind a NanoCPx and a 120Sr simultaneously. Its going to be interesting. I've dreamt of this little project years before I ever flew a heli....... call it a "bucket-list" project! :D
       
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      Cant wait to see how this goes!
       
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      Heli-bomber........ It has to be done...... Its on the "bucket-list" of heli stuff....... Nobody around my area participates in such things...
       
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      So how is it going?? It would be an excellent sniping tool (ie waterbomb your friends barbecue) if you could integrate some drone stability and flight guidance and auto return to base software (like on the mavric g2 drone). I also think a heli could be more economical and faster if it were tuned for a lower head speed because its only one motor vs 4.
       

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