for building tips.
and go to the 2nd paragraph.
For the old type support rod like in the picture on the
left, you will need to cut the tips off the screws that
hold the tailboom support rods to the frames and
horizontal fin mount. The screws are too long when using
the pinched style rods and would touch the fuel tank and
tail boom. Use a little CA on the tip of the screws when
you install them. This will act like loctite does to
screws in metel thread.
||Install the tailboom. Click <here>
||Servo installation: <here>
||Radio setup: <here>
|Step 6 - main blades
||You really need to reinforce the blade roots.
It's simple and doesn't take much time. Follow the
directions at the companies website: ACEHOBBY
then click on Raptor
Blade Modification you will need Adobe
Acrobat viewer. Bolt the main and
tail rotor blades on. The thick end of the blades is the
leading edge, the thin part is the trailing edge. The
main blades turn clockwise as viewed from above the
helicopter and the tail rotor spins counter-clockwise as
viewed from the right side of the helicopter. In other
words the leading edge of the front tail rotor blade
should travel upward into the downwash of the main blades.
|Step 7 - checks
||Go to the <New pilot mistakes>