TREX500 Helicopter Project

My quest to build and fly an Align TREX 500 Remote Controlled Helicopter

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My 11th flight day. I’m gaining confidence and improving my skills. I’m okay to fly. Take-offs and landings are good. BUT it’s easy for the heli to fly a little too far or a little too high. This happens quickly and can be nerve racking. I have to bring the bird back into my “comfort […]

I’m seeing wobbling on the main rotor head.  I’m not sure if the head got damaged during the crash…or is it normal to have a little side-to-side wobbling.  Take a look at the video and let me know what you think.

Finally got the ESC programmed.  Servos are also moving IN-THE-SAME-DIRECTION.  Next is the swash plate leveling.

Yesterday I soldered the XT60 connectors to the 14gauge wires coming from the Align RCE-BL60g electronic speed controller (ESC).  I’m not use to soldering such heavy gauge wires with sensitive electronics a couple of centimeters away. Click HERE to see the steps I followed. Later today, I’ll hook up the battery, receiver to the ESC […]