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By Nigel on Saturday, 21 July 2007 10:00 AM
'Twas a beautiful winters day to go flying.  About 15 degrees, with only as slight breeze.

Mainly did hovering, although a couple of times git her up quite high - bout 5metres i guess, and got a bit scared and brought her down to an easily managable height - 2metres - for me anyways.  After this i just flew forwards slowly down the driveway and then "reversed" back.  Im thinking this is why i got such a good flight time for the battery charge used.

Flight lasted about 7 1/2 minutes

By Nigel on Saturday, 14 July 2007 10:00 AM
I bought some Align 325mm Carbon fibre rotor blades.  I knew they would need spacers to work with the Mini-Titan, but thought i would make some myself.  Didn't have much luck... I could not get the blades to track properly.  So i decided to put my new set of stock wooden blades.  these tracked within half a blade of each other, and I was not able to get it closer than this. I took it out for a flight.  I had also changed the expo from +40 to +60 as suggested to see how it was.  I found it too slow...
By Nigel on Saturday, 14 July 2007 10:00 AM
Well... I went to ModelFlight, and bought the alloy Flybar control arms, and the Blade spacers.  All i need to get now is the Alloy head block and i will be able to put all the alloy parts on (head, flybar control arms, washout base)  I figure that head wise these are the most important bits to have in alloy.  That way you still have some cheap weak links in the event of a crash.

With the blade spacers in place, i switched back to the Align 235mm carbons (Align part number HS1231T).  The...
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