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Possible Composite X8

Started by Michael Levesque. Last reply by Ahmed Rehan 20 hours ago. 21 Replies

Hey guys! (and girls) I noticed a lot of people do love their X8 but they are pimping them quite a lot... Most of the time going above the max weight of the aircraft or going faster creating flutter.…Continue

Tags: airframe, question, possible, flutter, X8

My X8

Started by Brian S. Last reply by richard hale on Tuesday. 17 Replies

I had my first maiden X8 flight the other day. It flew great off the bungee launcher and in Manual Mode, straight and level. But when I witched to FBWA, it headed down at a downward angle, Had to…Continue

APM Power Module with XT60

Started by Brian S. Last reply by james johnson on Monday. 5 Replies

   I found out by chance that I had been running the Power Module with the 3DR radio telemetry on my 6s setup! The APM PM is rated for 18volts. The  6s Lipos at 25.2v are over the specs. Is there any…Continue

Tarot Gimbal Issue

Started by Jeremy McGraw. Last reply by Chris Anderson Oct 9. 1 Reply

Hi GuysI hope this is an appropriate place to post this. I looked around and could not find anything about this specifically.I just updated the firmware on my tarot gimbal. Everything is working…Continue

Tags: Gimbal, Tarot

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Comment by james johnson on Monday
Hit the deck this afternoon with my X8 during my APM maiden from the death roll. I was flying in stabilize, LOS and dropped airspeed during a high turn. My fault entirely. My CG is at the manufacturers recommended but I think I may shift it forward slightly because I noticed a bit of porpoising after reviewing the footage.
Comment by james sowell on August 12, 2014 at 5:31pm
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Comment by Dwgsparky on July 15, 2014 at 6:01am
likewise,
FYI there is no mixing in the Tx , its all done in the APM. also output 1 goes to the LEFT elevon and output 2 goes to the RIGHT elevon. Set up the movements in stabilise first and when you get those correct then go to manual and reverse them as required until the MAN control is also correct.
Comment by Chad Frazer on July 14, 2014 at 9:20pm
Whoever just posted about the futaba t7c setup problem pm me and I will give you my number as I had that exact setup on all 4 of my x8 versions.
Comment by james sowell on June 10, 2014 at 5:52pm
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Comment by james sowell on March 19, 2014 at 5:57pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DWRMPTF2DE   spring time fly navy ;-)

Comment by james sowell on February 26, 2014 at 4:26am
 
 
 

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