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By Nigel on Sunday, 29 August 2010 8:42 AM
Wasn't a bad day for flying.  Not as nice as the weather in Bundaberg, but still nice.  About 13 degrees and a bit of wind and clouds that were blown away mid morning.

The flights consisted of the usual stuff... piros, forwards and back flips, loops, stall turns etc.

I barely had enough fuel on the first flight, with only about 2-3mm in the bottom of the header tank after the 10 minutes.  The second flight was better with about 3/4 of the header tank.  I leaned off the main needle by...
By Nigel on Thursday, 19 August 2010 7:30 PM
I am currently on holidays in Bundaberg visiting my youngest son and his mum and sister :).

The weather has been wonderful.  I left cold, wet and dreary conditions (15 max during the day) to end up with temps in the mid to high 20's :)

We found a nice park that had a nice playground and reasonably large park.  Unfortunately there were several trees around restricting the space for flying :(  But... thankfully the trees and the mini-titan came out unscathed.

The wind was creating...
By Nigel on Tuesday, 10 August 2010 5:37 PM

This was a nice little flight to see how well I had configured the DSX9 radio.

The heli flew nicely with just some trim changes required.

The radio, although heavier than the DX7 feels very nice to hold and the stick movement is nice and smooth as well.

Battery #6 took 1588 ma to charge in 71:21 minutes for a 7 minute flight

By Nigel on Saturday, 7 August 2010 11:28 AM
It was chilli morning for flying and the icy northerly wind didn't make things any better.

The repaired tail blades held up really well, but the heli was very twitchy for some reason.

The flights were still enjoyable though, with lots of flips and loops with a few rolls thrown in.

Two flights, 11 and 14 minutes.  Max engine temps were 84 and 92

Edit:  I found out why the heli was possibly twitchy...  Two of the engine mount screws (muffler side) had come out meaning the...
 
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