Place: Sporthall Braillard, Ruisbroek
Flights: 3
Time flown: 0h27 (cumulative model timer: 2h37)
Heli battery recharged with: (1) 1566 mAh; (2) 1844 mAh; (1) 1774 mAh
Tx battery recharged with: 607 mAh
Starter battery recharged with: 1187 mAh

Indoor flying. Finally got the chance to properly trim my miniTitan. The gyro still needs some tuning: when I stop the rudder command, the tail overshoots, then comes back. Also sometimes I notice the tail vibrating left-right at around 3Hz. Unsure if this is a gyro problem or just a vibration problem.

I tried recharging my LiPo with the starter battery, but after 15′ (680mAh) of delivering 2.5A the charger reported that the source battery was too low… Luckily one of my friends had some spare 12V power.

On the third flight I tried getting some forward speed. Even though it was a big indoor hall, this machine wants more…

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    […] Indoor flying. The tail vibrations mentioned earlier are probably caused by some slop in the linkage. I tried various gyro-gain settings and the […]