First flight with JS Frenzy 90 TZ-V2

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I was at the field today and finally the flight went as planed, i had some engine tuning issues last time, but with a reset of the needles that problem was slowed, i set the needles at 2 turns out, both needles.

And the the flight was on, my Idl 1 is set to 1550 Rpm and my Idl 2 i set to 1750 Rpm, i was manly flying in Idl 1 today, it is amazing what stuns you can pull with 1550 Rpm’s on the head, tic-toc i no problem. The model was flying perfect, i still need to fine tune my gyro, i have slow tail wage when i do fast pitch input, the Spartan Gyro is working great and i esspecialy like the fact that the piro-rate is constant and the tail is rock-solid.

This is a mix of two small videos i have made, with the camera laying on a table, there was no others then me at the field today :( sorry.

Scroll down to see some more pictures of the new canopy, the colors are great i can easily see the model in the air.

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The rest of the JS Frenzy 90 TZ-V2 pictures are here


JS Frenzy 90 TZ-V2, first test flight

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You know the guy at your flying field there always seems to have problems and luck is not in his dictionary. I AM THAT GUY, with no luck :)

But i have learned to live with it :)

On the positive update, i got the Frenzy airborne and yes it flies nicely, here you can see below i made a small takeoff in my garden just to check the engine. The video is to boring this is just a screenshot of the video

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That was a good start some days after i was heading to the flying field, well this day i would like to forget about this day, i flooded the engine resulting in the clutch coming loose, resulting in binding the clutch and no flight that day, as you can see from the pictures below, first day at the field bummer. But the Frenzy was easy to disassemble compared to the Freya.

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Some days after i headed to the field again, a very windy day but hay no problem it a helicopter right. You can’t setup a gyro in hard wind but i could still get it up in the air, and i did it went well, i did some engine tuning and some gyro tuning, had some small tail wag but with some adjustment i was gone. While i am on the subject gyro setup let me show you a good link this is a QA from Spartan, very good information http://www.spartan-rc.com/support.php

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But then the problem started, suddenly in a low upright flight the helicopter just started spinning very fast it is my luck that i am practicing piro maneuvers with the throttle hold i manage to land the helicopter without a scratch.

With some post flight inspection i discovered that the tail was stating to some off or the axis on the tail was. A lesson to all of you when you get a preassembled model check every screw on the model, i apparently missed two at the tail. As you can see from the pictures the two screws holding the tail axis was not placed correctly resulting in the tail sliding to one side and the helicopter doing aggressive piros.

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Here you can follow the build process of the Frenzy 90 day by day, or night by night if you like:
Day 1
Day 2
Day 2½
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5


Winter RC Helicopter flying

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Winter flying?, yes you can, if you are in doubt? here you get the definitive evidence, one video with Klaus from Denmark flying the TZ V2 90 aka JS 3D Frenzy 90, in -5C.

Next video is Tom-Erik from Norway flying the Raptor 90 SE at -19,5C a night flight and it is a short flight maybe because his fingers are freezing :)

Klaus from Denmark flying the new Frenzy at -5C, me like the Frenzy :) i want one.

Tom-Erik from Norway flying his Raptor 90 SE at extreme conditions.

Related post : http://rcheli.dk/2009/01/31/winter-accessories/
http://www.rchelisite.com/winter_flying


Last video compilation

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This is the last video I am going to make from the Pitchbrother Smackdown, it was a good event and I got a lot of good videos, se the links below fo the other posts with videos. Check the video at 1:40t se Lukas doing a piro-flip/Chaos where he just stops the tail for ½ a second, i looks very cool and it work very well when you watch it in real life.

The coming weekend I am going for the second event of the Danish Helibatic, I didn’t do much training and the plan was that I would fligh some practice flights this week, but guess what it is raining all the time, I hope the raining stops on Saturday. I do not expect any good results from my flights this weekend, but hay it is all about the fun in entering the competition…………. YEAH RIGHT :)

Going for Pitchbrothers Smackdown
Change of plans
Smackdown ended well
Norway at the SmackDown
Emil at the Smackdown
Morfar kicking, at the PB Smackdown
New videos from Pitchbrother Smackdown 2009


What is a Chaos

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What is the difference between a Piro Flip and a Chaos. Well i don’t know but Curtis Youngblood will walk you through it in this video and he can tell you the differences between the two maneuvers.

Interview with Curtis Youngblood about a Chaos

And this is me doing a Half Piro Flip on the simulator :)