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    Bloody Baron - Your Setup? And Rudder - Yay or Nay?

    I've got a Bloody Baron on the way to the build table. Please share your build experience, setup, and whether or not you added the optional rudder servo. Why or why not? Be specific, give examples! (I'm kidding of course, but I would like to know IF you installed the rudder servo, or left it...
  2. NewLn

    Totally New to RC, lots of questions

    HI all, I am completely new to RC and the Forums and just want to get some help setting things up. I have always wanted to fly multi rotors since I first saw it on Youtube. I got myself a little LaTrax Alias from my hobby shop just to try out quads, and I loved it. After watching many Flite Test...
  3. speedactyl

    need advice for unusal setup

    guys need advice on wiring a Hex12 or Octo16 wiring and setup. given most FC only support Y6 and X8 also is it safe to hook 4pcs of 6s in series . thanks
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    My freestyle setup | VLOG 8

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    RIOT250R Quad newbie setup

    Hey guys, I have been flying Flite Test planes for about a year now, but wanted to start getting into Quad's. Namely Race Quads. Anyway, I have purchased a RIOT250R Pro from Flite Test and have been trying to set it up via Beta Flight. Everything went smooth until I connected my controller to...
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    3 Axis Gimbals: Nube Needs Advice

    I have built a large copter capable of carrying a DSLR, and now I'm looking at putting a gimbal on it. I have the gimbal, but am looking for a controller. Can anyone give me advice on a good controller that is relatively easy to set up? I've been looking at the AlexMos 32bit 3 axis...
  7. J

    How do I put two aileron servos into a fs-iA6 receiver?

    On the FS-iA6 receiver, there is only one slot available for ailerons. I have two servos. One for each aileron. So, Im confused with how this is supposed to work. This is my first scratch build. Thanks
  8. R

    Tarot ZYX-M Setup

    I have been in the process of making a drone for some videography and I recently got a Tarot ZYX-M flight controller. However for the life of me I cannot get the flight controller to work properly. I may be wiring it wrong or setting it up incorrectly but I would very much love some assistance...
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    Tiled Build Plans Setup Hints and Tips

    Hey everyone, I know that the build plans can sometimes be a pain especially putting together the tiled builds. Some of us don't have a 40 inch printer to print the full scale planes. I've done tiled plan builds a few times, getting them lined up exactly perfect is a task on its own. But with...
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    Blunt Nose Versa Wing: Did I Choose the Right Motor for SPEEEEED?

    Hi, All! So, I'm hoping I picked a good motor that will give me sick speed on my Blunt Nose Versa Wing build, now in progress. I'll be running a 4s 2250 LiPo, 60A BL Heli ESC, and a SunnySky 2820-6 / 920 KV. I know the KV is a bit low, but here's the stats on an APC 11x8 prop (which I know is...
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    Full beacon strength BLHeli?

    Hi everyone. Just wondering weather there are downsides of using full beacon strength. I am running littlebee 20A, damped light medium high timing. Seems to me that if I loose my quad, and cant get the buzzer going, I would want the best chance of finding it again. Thanks.
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    Diatone power hub cabling

    has any one ever used one of these power hubs? http://www.diatone.hk/goods.php?id=305 while cabling my ESC's i found that i have 4 cables but only 3 solder pads on the power hub obviously 2 are for the power and one pad for the signal now, can i safely just solder the ground wire of the 2...
  13. T

    Graupner MZ-18

    I am having an issue setting up my Graupner MZ-18 for a Versacopter. Does anyone have this radio and have set it up correctly? I am new to this radio and so far the learning curve is getting to me..:black_eyed: HELP
  14. SuperFrodo

    Wonky Libelle DLG flaperon throws

    For the record, I did centre my servos. I'm 90% sure I did anyway... So I just got my Libelle in the mail along with the servos and other bits Dream-Flight recommends, and I finished putting it together with barely enough daylight left to give it a few javelin throws to satiate my desire to fly...
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    Versacopter won't take off/lifts to one side.

    Hey folks, I've built my Versacopter but I have a hit a bit of a snag with setting it up, here are my specs: Powerpack E Naze32 Afroflight by X8R receiver Taranis Transmitter I've double checked prop orientation, as well as calibrated the ESC's/Accelerometer at least a dozen times now. It...
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    CC3D Issues, and flashing firmwares, Use Cleanflight!

    CC3D Flight Control Board Just put my quadcopter together with a CC3D Flight control board and it has trouble connecting to open pilot. So I flashed a cleanflight firmware onto my CC3D board, but not i cant figure out how to fix my channel mappings on it... If i can do it in the program that...
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    Quadcopter configuration

    Hello, I want to join the quadcopter part of the hobby (already flown planes LOS and FPV), and want to ask if you guys think this is a good setup Frame: Emax Nighthawk Motors: EMAX Cooling Series Multicopter Motor MT2204 KV2300 ESC: BLHeli Series 20A ESC (is this ESC too big?) RX: rSky Delta 8...
  18. NuckNogAir

    Apprentice S15 Questions

    I bought the Apprentice and a DX6i transmitter. I am having extreme difficulty on the setup of this machine so far as getting it to fly like an intermediate plane. I currently have the flap switch setup to alternate between beginner and advanced modes but even switching the toggles on the...
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    Spektrum DX7 Setup for Electrohub Y6

    Hi there all - I'm new to the hobby and have just built myself an Electrohub Y6 using a Vector flight controller and 8 channel LemonRX receiver. My problem is that I am lost when it comes to setting up my (old, second hand) Spektrum DX7 transmitter. I have managed to bind the receiver to it...
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    ardupilot mega 2.8

    Hi. Has anyone got or tried the Ardupilot mega 2.8? I am still learning to set it up with the Mission Planner software. Does this version (2.8) have a built in compass? There is practically no info on this version. The reason I ask is because I am trying to use an external compass with GPS...