Reflex XTR on Vista

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Now that I am grounded because of my resent Helicopter crash, I have to spend my time on something interesting, and what better to do then training inverted auto’s on Reflex, I have learned that they may come in handy.


I have recently change my OS from Windows XP to Windows Vista, and I have learned that Vista have made some improvements to the recourse handling on my Notebook. Before when I was running XP I had to borrow the wife’s Notebook, YES se has a faster PC then me :(
But now with Vista I can run Reflex XTR on my own notebook a Dell Latitude D810, this is great. Now it’s Reflex all the time.

Screen shot from my PC, and it’s running smooth on resolution 800×600. 

  


First flight this year :)

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Yep just got the Freya up first time this year, but the cool think about this is that I have made some configuration changes, by the instruction of Ray’s Authoritative DVD Series (my new heli friend) and with his help from his great DVD’s, I just got a small issue fixed on my 90 Hirobo Freya helicopter.


Even do I toughed my heli was setup 100% correct, I found one small change to be a GREAT change for my Freya, the setup Ray told me about was the setting where the throttle react quicker than the collective pitch input.

It’s where you place the link on the throttle arm, closer to the center of the arm, and that way reduces the travel the throttle servo has to move from low to high stick. That way the throttle will reaches the end position before the collective pitch servo, and that way the engine can provide a solid power for the heli.

My Freya really got alive today, it just rocked up in the air with full pitch, and Ray help me setup the program mix in the Futaba FF9, something that I haven’t got around to yet, but now it’s programmed and I can’t way to get the helicopter in the air on a clear day, and I can throw it around for real.


I am sorry to say that it has been a very long time since I have had my Freya air born, and today I could really feel that I was rusty, I need to get some more real life flying and not only Reflex time. If the weather would provide the right condition !!!!!!