Compass 7hv Ult

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Compass 7hv Ult

Stock compass motor
Hobbywing 120HV esc
Align DS610 Cyclic
Futaba BLS 251 Tail
Ikon FBL gyro

0 flights, 0.00 hours flying time, 0 crashes

763 flights, 62.47 hours flying time, 6 crashes

Flights by Month

Sessions

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
My first 12s flight at this field. As usual, there was problem here and there. 1st, esc hit LVC after the first flip furing the first pack. Landed safely, checked the conenctors and cables, all appeared okay. Spooled up okay again. Then, one of my boom support decided to come loose, had a hard time landing the heli. Tucked the boom support in between the frames for remaining session.
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
7 flights
Field was slightly busier than normal, there were 3 other heli flyers when I reached. The wind was quite strong today, had to dial my tail gain down so that it doesn't wag. The session was just average, i could do much better. Brought 8 packs, but shorted the last pack while conencting the bullets. It would've been a surprise if i finished a session with no issues.
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
2 flights
First 2 flights went well, tried a few new moves. But the iKON decided to reset itself again in the 3rd flight! This is the 2nd time it's happening this week, and it's really frustrating! I always keep my strongest pack for the last flight, and now i end up with a fully charged pack siting overnight
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Hit LVC cutoff during my first pack, but it was a soft cut off and i was able to land the heli safely. Went on to put another 2 hard flights, it was a good session.,
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Awesome session, finally a 5stars feeling! I flew the first pack very hard that the packs came down hot, there was a hissing sound from inside the heli as soon as I land, found out i have punctured on of the lipo cells. Let it cool down for awhile, and the cell has been replaced now.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:35
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Am planning to reduce my flights to just 3 packs per session on weekdays, and go all out during the weekends. It'll certainly help with lesser crashes. I just had an okay flight, fingers were not at game this morning.
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:10
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Had a good 3 hard flight, with no issues. But tail was acting up a little, maybe something that has been carried over from the previous 2 crash. Need to have a closer look at it before the next flight.
Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
2 flights
First flight went well, but motor cut off in the second flight again!! But was lucky that the main blades survived. Broke AR pin and Pitch links.
I've reset the ESC setting, and have changed the LVC cutoff to lowest. Hopefully that'll fix the problem.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:15
Private Field Teluk Pulai
1 flights
I was on game today! Flew my best 12s flight.. but then my iKon decided to freak out aftet 1st flight. It reset by itself, this is the 2nd time it is happening to my ikon.
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Woke-up later than i wanted, had to stick to the small park in my neighbourhood. Took it soft, without doing much high power moves. Precisions still needs a lot work as am using too much of colelctive during transitions.
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
9 flights
Changed the motor timing on the ESC to 18.75, seem to be the value most people using with HW 120HV and Sx4926 motor. No motor cut off issue this time. Was getting very dark early today, rushed through the packs to finish what I brought to the field.my piro reversal aileron tic tocs looking much more precise :)
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 09:30
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
3 flights
I was much more comfortable with my heli this morning, started putting together all the tricks I knew. But had a light crash in the 3rd pack :(. Motor cutoff when doing highspeed wall stop, not sure what could have caused it. Esc was just warm, but motor was very hot to touch. Blades survived, broke a few links. Heli has been repaired for another test this evening. It would've been 5 stars if not for the crash.
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 17:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
9 flights
It was a wet evening, the rain stopped early giving me some time to fly :)
Am getting a little more comfortable and starting to push my heli around. I realize a 12s 700 in a small neighbourhood park is just too dangerous. It's too noisy as well. I can almost hear the windows and roofs of surounding houses vibrating when I do a high pitch inverted hurricane. Am considering building a 2nd kit to just run on 6s.
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 09:00
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
8 flights
Still getting used to the 12s power, using too much of collective during transitions. Going 12s have dropped my flight time by a minute. I aim to use only 70% of my lipos.
Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Back flying after close to 2 months of hiatus! Fingers were not as rusty as I thought, but i'm still not comfortable with the 12S power (have been flying my 7hv on 6s for a year!).
Went though a few purchases during this 2 months break;
- New charging setup
- Dremel
- Soko
- 12s BEC
- Lipos
- Soldering tool
- Soko Kit
- 5-6 crash spare parts (no local suport for parts now!)
- A used 7hv airframe for back-up
- 5 pairs of main blades, 2 pairs of tail blades
- Compass SZ4926 14s motor :)

Am good for the remaining of 2015 :)
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Well, that didn't last very long, crashed again!! 3rd time this month. Got too low and ran into a wild bush. really need a short break!
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:30
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
7 flights
Weather was good today, not too hot, almost zero wind, a perfect condition to try some new moves:) Did my first IRL right rudder inverted funnel today, almost lost orientation a couple of times. I replaced one of the cell in the pack that hit LVC yesterday, and it's flying much better today.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Another 3 good flights for the day, hit LVC again with the 2nd pack. Need to check on the cells again.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
5 flights
Back to flying :) First pack was spent tuning the heli. Next 3 packs spent working on my confidence. Let the heli rip in the last pack. Went back feeling good.
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
8 flights
Crashed again! Hit LVC while i was practicing continuous right rudder piroflips on the deck.
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Turned out to be a great session! Getting more confident and agressive with right rudder piro flips. Did some of the best piro tic tocs today.
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:30
KJRC
3 flights
Was around this area, so decided to fit in a quick 3 flights in this field. There wasn't anyone around, as expected. The nice thing about this field is that it has many trees to take shades from the bright sun, and few benches to rest. Did some nice Piro tic tocs, and right rudder continuous piro flips.
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
right rudder continuous piro flips are looking better. Started practicing on piro flip rudder reversals. Like to do them during knife edge, but kept stalling the tail alot.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
6 flights
Back to flying again :) Took it easy since i was using some leftover charged pack from my last session. Did some practice on piro funnels and right rudder piro flips.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
2 flights
First 2 packs went fantastic. But crashed due to a loose connector at 3rd flight, this is the 6th time it's happening to me. Str8 to the hobby shop now to get some new connectors.
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
HUGE fun! Nothing new, but finger and confidence were up to speed! Did some nice reversal piro tic tocs
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
fit in more practice on reversal piro flips, can now do both right and left rudder reversals.
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
First 2 packs spent on practicing right rudder continuous piro flips (looking good now), and some reversal inverted piro funnels. Last 2 packs spent working on some smack routine.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:30
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
7 flights
My usual morning field was busy with people today, so had to drive out to the nearby pandamaran field, and did not regret the decision. Was a good session. Alternated between normal routine flights and training flights. Right rudder piro flips wasn't as good as yesterday but am getting more confident. PLanning to start working on transition from Upright piro funnel to reversal inverted piro funnel.
Mon, 9 Feb 2015 19:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
2 flights
A last 2 flights for the day, spent the last pack working on right rudder piro flip. It's a 5 stars session, simply because my right rudder piro flips are looking neater now.
Mon, 9 Feb 2015 12:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
A quick 3 flights, lots of practice on reversal piro funnels and right rudder piro flips.
Mon, 9 Feb 2015 09:30
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
7 flights
Piro funnel 8's are looking good now, graduated from training this move :) Started my training on reversal piro flips now. Am a left rudder guy, spent 2 packs practicing right rudder piro flips. Overall the session went pretty good :)
Sun, 8 Feb 2015 17:30
Setia Alam Flying Site
6 flights
Lots of practice on piro funnel 8's. Last 2 packs spent on doing random stuffs. Caught a loose elevetor servo arm in the last pack... ended session a pack short.
Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
The sun went into hiding, so decided to fit in a quick 3 flights while waiting for the lunch to get ready. Did some nice piro funnel 8's. Happy with the session.
Sun, 8 Feb 2015 09:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
6 flights
Spent the first 3 flights working on upright piro funnel, with piro funnel 8's. Starting to shape up nicely. The sun was shining very brightly today, not as good as i wanted the session to be.
Sat, 7 Feb 2015 16:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
Was a little too windy, as expected at this hour. Spent the first 3 packs on upright piro funnel, getting more precise and aggressive. remaining packs flying 3d routine, heli still feels sluggish, starting to think the blade might have been damaged from the previous crash.
Sat, 7 Feb 2015 08:00
Putrajaya Wetland EP
13 flights
Spent the first 4 and last packs practicing upright piro funnel, it's coming together nicely now. Also did 2 nice autos today, was keeping myself away since the last crash. The remaining packs were spent working on my normal routine, heli is noticeable sluggish since the last crash.
Fri, 6 Feb 2015 06:40
Private Field Teluk Pulai
2 flights
Found just enough time to fit in a quick 2 flights. Sky was already turning dark. Confidence was a little low from the incident yesterday,
Thu, 5 Feb 2015 11:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
2 flights
Took 4 packs for another session. 1st pack was spent practicing upright piro funnels, shaping up nicely now. Crashed halfway into 2nd flight, heli caught up with a nearby will grass field, because I lost too much of headspeed during a heavy transition. Main blades survived though, only lost the Swash AR pin.
Thu, 5 Feb 2015 08:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
Brought all 7 packs to the field again, but this time with a different game plan. Spent the first 4 packs practicing upright piro funnel, I can do inverted piro funnels including reversals pretty aggressively, but having huge problem with the upright. Kept it away for some time, decided to practice again. Spent the remaining packs ripping the sky as usual :)
Wed, 4 Feb 2015 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Did some nice reversal inverted piro funnels. Gave up trying upright piro funnel for now. 4 packs has to be a sweet spot between having fun and stick-time. Just have to maintain the discipline.
Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:00
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
7 flights
The field was very busy today, had to wait quite a bit between flights. The weather was on a favorable condition, so waited till i used all my available packs. For some reason, my precision was very poor today, heli was all around the place.
Mon, 2 Feb 2015 13:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Chose the 3 most powerful pack I have, and had a great blast!!
Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
Transition from CW inverted reverse to CCW inverted forward looking better now. My packs are noticeably weaker. Time to look into replacing them.
Sun, 1 Feb 2015 18:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
3 flights
The wind had not calmed down yet. Did random stuff that i am comfortable with. Nothing extreme.
Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Wind picked up again through the 3rd pack. Hasn't been a good day so far.
Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:00
Bukit Beruntung flying site
4 flights
Very strong wind today, the tail was kept giving away. Packed up early to return.
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:10
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Another great Session. Did some clean piro tic tocs. Working my heli and lipo to their edges. Time to reconsider power options.
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 12:35
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Flew very hard, and as tight as possible. Decided to let loose in the 3rd pack, was doing random hard moves. Finished the session feeling liberated :)
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:00
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
7 flights
Sun was very bright today, but thankfully i brought a long a cap and that made flying a less painful experience. Had sufficient break in between flights, so it was as tiring as previous 7 pack sessions.
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:10
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Flew as hard as I could, with the use of lots of collective. Certainly a 5 stars session :)
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:30
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
7 flights
Almost lost my muscle memory for upright piro funnel, need to dedicate more time to practice this move.
7 packs is proving to be too much, went back home burnt out.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:45
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
Threw in lots of piro moves in between my transitions. Need alot more work on the transition from CW inverted reverse circuit to CCW clockwise inverted Forward circuit. Had a good fun, but 7 packs are starting to become a chore rather than fun.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
lots of big air piros between moves, while it looks technical but doesn't have the tight routine that I like, might have to find a sweet spot between the 2. 3 packs always gives me the best fun without wearing me out too much.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
It was windier than usual today, the weather was preparing to pour. Nevertheless, had some great flights. Moved away from my usual routine and just threw the heli around. Flight ended early as the rain kicked in.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:15
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
Precision and confidence was almost at its best today, but still not comfortable in going aggressive. Spent most of the packs training collective management, but old habits are too tuff to clean up.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
Fit in a new transition into my routine, like how it has blend in. Having trouble with piro funnel 8's, due to my upright piro funnel being not as good as my inverted. Need more work on that.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
As expected, precision and confidence was low due to the more than 2 weeks break. Nevertheless, it felt great to be back flying!
Thu, 8 Jan 2015 08:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
My tic tocs are looking much nicer with my better collective management. Tried a new transition move today, did manage to pull it out but requires a lot of work to make it look nice.
Wed, 7 Jan 2015 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Couldn't keep myself away from flying for far too long. The 1 week holiday, and my spoilt SIM adapter did not help either. The heli is noticeable smoother and more locked in now, must be due to some new components change, bearing service, and new dampers. Precision was low today.
Sat, 3 Jan 2015 00:00
Putrajaya Wetland EP
10 flights
CRASHED! Botched auto attempt at the end of 1th flights, lost too much of headspeed very high up, heli fell like a brick. Nevertheless, I had some of my best flights today, aggressive piro reversel funnels, on the deck piro tic tocs. Precision was at its best today. Would've been a 5 stars if not for the crash. PLanning to take a couple of weeks break (hopefully :))
Fri, 2 Jan 2015 17:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
Had a good session. Swapped my old patched blades into a new pair and it made soo much of difference, heli was a lot more efficient. can't wait for tomorrow :)
Fri, 2 Jan 2015 13:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
The afternoon wind made it difficult to keep a true circuit. But the session did turn up nicely.
Fri, 2 Jan 2015 09:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Was a great nice session. My flights are getting lower :) I think 4 packs per session is the sweet spot, more than that becomes too much.
Thu, 1 Jan 2015 17:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
First 3 flights was all around the place, but the pricsion picked up in the last 4 flights. Did some of my best reversal piro tictocs. Piro funnel 8's requires more practice.
Thu, 1 Jan 2015 10:00
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
7 flights
Brought a new to me Durafly Trojan T-28 for its first maiden, unfortunately it barely made half a minute and crashed, the lipo moved in the fuselage causing the plane to be too tail heavy :( The plane crashed onto a nearby hill, spent an hour to look for it.
However, it didn;t stop me from putting some flights on my 7hv. Today i practiced making my flight as tight and as low as possible, using lesser airspace. It actually thought to be more precise and exercise better collective management. Was happy with how the session ended for the new year :)
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:15
Private Field Teluk Pulai
6 flights
It was a calm and bright evening. Found a new favorite time to fly :) First to 3rd pack was spent flying as slow as possible, am trying to bring my flight line lower. But it wasn't easy as the field is surrounded by houses and bushes. Did one of my hardest, cleanest and best flight at my 4th pack, with a nice auto at the end. Overall it was a satisfying session, couldn't have been a better way to end the year.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:20
Private Field Teluk Pulai
1 flights
Tried a new take off, looked cool but still need lots of work to get it right. Flight ended early just after the first pack, due to a tip over auto.. broke one of the pitch ball link.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
another great 4 flights for the day. Flew very hard and fast on my first pack, sounded like it was about to hit LVC towards the end. The remaining 3 packs was spent with on average pace.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
It was a very wet morning, light drizzle throughout the session. Did some good flights with autos today. Spent the last pack flying as hard and fast as I can. The last pack gave me that 5 stars feeling :)
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Wind was slightly higher than usual, so precision not at my best today. However, shooting autos against wind was fun, so much more lift and room to set the heli down where I want. It was drizzling the entire 3 flights, but was still managrable. Overall it was an enjoyable evening.
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 11:15
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
had a quick visit to finish the remaining packs from this morning. spent 2 packs trying random things, which helped to add some new circuits to my usual routine. My packs are getting considerably weak. Time to look into changing them.
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:15
Setia Alam Flying Site
3 flights
First flight came out nice with a smooth and slow routine. But wasn't at my best for the remaining flights. Had to pack early because my stomach was getting upset.
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 17:30
Bukit tinggi Klang
7 flights
Was a bad idea to visit this field on a weekend, attracted lots of attention that it was distracting to fly. Rushed into all my packs. Decided not to do any autos this time since i have been getting a row of bad lucks with autos recently. It did turn out to be a pretty good session. Fit in another nice transition.
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 09:00
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
3 flights
Weather was nice today, but i wasnt at my best... was feeling very lethargic today. Wrapped early just after 3 flights.

My flights from today..

Flight #1


Flight #3 with a small crash at the end :) Sorry for the off focus 0:35-0:55




Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
It was a very wet morning, from the heavy rain last night. Had a mix of both fast and slow paced flights. Slowing the moves helps further work on precision but it takes too long to complete a routine. Shot some autos, all went well. Batteries are getting weak, unable to hold a steady piro tic tocs.
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:45
Bukit tinggi Klang
7 flights
Decided to try a new field today, it was a nice flat field. Made auto attempts less intimidating. Had a mix of slow and fast flights. Quite a satisfying session. Did attract lots of attention since this place is in the middle of a busy commercial center.
Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
Started late today, decided to slow down my normal flight pace. Turned out pretty well. Shot some good autos, without aggressive flaring.
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 17:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
1 flights
The rain picked up towards the end of first pack, left early.
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Weather was still good going into mid afternoon, gave in to the temptation to get out and flight. And it turned out pretty well, decided not to do any autos till I have replenished my spare part stash.
Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
It was a still morning, zero wind, bright sky but with the sun well hidden behind thick clouds. A perfect condition for a 5 stars experience. But it turned out to be one of my worst session for the year. Power failure during my 2nd pack, but managed to auto down safely. tip over with every single auto attempts i did. The tip over in the 4th pack broke my pitch links. Was actually happy the session ended early.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Found a 30 mins window to fit in another 3 flights, and no regrets spared! Back to flying fast again, finished my normal routines within 4 minutes :) Did my best piro funnel 8's today.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
6 flights
Precision was not at its best today. I have done alot more better autos before.
Nevertheless, did my best aileron tic tocs, and piro tic-tocs, managed to keep them stationary for a good few repetition.
When i landed at my 6th pack, i noticed the feathering shaft bolt have backed out about half of its length, Lucky it didn't let go in the middle of a flight, especially that i was doing tic tocs very close to myself today.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
7 flights
Pulled some of my hardest, fastest and cleanest flights! experimented a few new transitions into my routine, and it is blending in well. For some reason, autos very not nice today.
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:00
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
7 flights
This is now my least favourite flying site. I dropped by today because a friend of mine visited this field for the first time. have a bright sun shining from the left, so got to be careful with any moves on the left, for the fear of losing orientation.
Nevertheless, it has one of the best crowd i have met.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:30
Setia Alam Flying Site
7 flights
Started drizzling as soon as i reached the field, thought to pack up after just 1 pack. Glad i didn't, the drizzling stopped right after 3 packs. Had 2 near misses today, not the best session i've had. Auto were very good for the first 5 packs, did the most aggressive flare in my 4th pack. But, for some reason, my flares were out of tune in the last 2 packs, maybe was already getting burnt out for the day.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:00
Putrajaya Wetland EP
12 flights
Took a 1 hour drive to this field, brought my charger setup along. This has to be most number of flights i've ever done in a single session. Had a blast! All routines came out nice, clean and precise. Auto at the end were all great not a single tip over incident, flaring has got far more aggressive and precise, giving more hang time for landing. Maybe am ready to start practicing inverted autos :)
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
7 flights
The field was still very muddy. Finally broke the wall in getting the right flare during auto. Autos are looking much cleaner, moving on to work on precision next. Can flare and land in the space in front of me, but not near to me :)
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:15
Private Field Teluk Pulai
1 flights
The rain picked up halfway through my first pack, had to call it a day.
Nevertheless, did another awesome auto :)
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
2 flights
Really liking how my routine is shaping up, working on making it slower and more precise... But it's taking longer than usual to complete. Draining my battery further. Autos were not great today.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Autos are fun!! The routine flights could've been better though.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Another 4 great flights for the day. Autos are shaping up better, reduced the forward speed before flicking TH, otherwise I have problem getting the right flare to arrest all forward momentum.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
Was a good session, work on the paces within my routine to smooth things out..
Shot auto at the end of each pack and no untoward incidents this times. Long way to go on precision though.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
2 flights
Evening was darker than usual, visibility very low. Not a good session
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:15
Private Field Teluk Pulai
2 flights
Slowed the pace for my routine flight, to work on precision. Ended each pack with autorotation practice. Had a tip over auto during 2nd pack and that ended my session early, busted a link. But happy with the confidence I've built up with autos.
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 10:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
7 flights
Routine flight is shaping up nicely, about 90% at where I left it before the 1 week break. Did my first real autorotation today during my 5th pack, and I managed pull a nice one. All the reading, sim practices, youtube videos helped alot.
Went on to shoot a few more autos during my 6th and 7th pack, had one tip over because didn't properly bleed off the forward moment, my ended the last pack with a nice autorotation. Went back smiling :)
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Confidence back up to about 80%, precision still about 60%. Was a good session anyway, will give it a 3.5 starts
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 10:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Flew another 4 packs in a nearby field, confidence picking up. Still a long way to go to get my previous agility.
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 08:30
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
2 flights
Took 7 packs to the field, was a very hot day. 1 week hiatus caused a huge hit to my confidence. Flew soft and safe for the first pack. 2nd pack was bad, not at my best state. Packed up early.
Sat, 6 Dec 2014 08:00
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
3 flights
Got 3 new packs yesterday, have a total of 7 packs now, dedicating them for weekend flying.
But, crashed into my 3rd flight, my connector came lose during a fast piro inverted just a few inches of the ground.
Lost Boom, boom support, 3rd bearing block, feathering shaft, battery lock shaft, one pitch tube, and the main. Have all spares available except for that pitch link
Frustrating especially that I was planning a trip to another flying site tomorrow. Heli has been fixed up now except for the pitch link. Hate to seat and discharge the remaining packs.
Going to take a couple of weeks break from flying and pick up on other things that I have been procrastinating.
Fri, 5 Dec 2014 17:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Returned for another session, in search of that 5 stars flight. 1st and 2nd flight was not as I wanted to be, my packs have started delivering a lot less punch. rd pack was quite good though.
Fri, 5 Dec 2014 13:00
Kelab PJ Amcorp Mall
3 flights
This is my favourite field for lunch time flying, had not flown here for some time because this field have attracted lots of crashes.
Started at a wrong time, the Sun has already shifted back leaving no cover for shade. And it was burning hot today. Was a torture to fly. Did not enjoy any of the flights.
Fri, 5 Dec 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
The session wasn't as good as I was hoping for, didnt have the right focus today, flight was all around the place. The final pack did look good though.
Thu, 4 Dec 2014 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
One of the best weather to fly of this year. Had a blast with 3 hard flights. Have been using alot more collective and cyclics. Piro reversal tictocs are looking cleaner every flight. Singapore sling starting to shape, still need more work on the right rudder reversal.
Thu, 4 Dec 2014 12:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Weather was good, can't resist. Quick charge of packs and returned to the field to fit in another 3 flights.
Did a clean routine in my last pack.
Thu, 4 Dec 2014 08:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Weather was good, not too hot, not too bright. Stepped on the path of red ants trail during my 2nd pack, spent the entire pack re-shifting myself a few times. My routine was not as tight as I would like it to be for the remaining packs. But i did manage to pull out a few clean piro reversal tic tocs.
Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Piro reversal tic tocs looking cleaner.
First attempt at Singapore Sling today, not getting the right cyclic stir timing for the right rudder reversal. Further work required.
Routine was not as tight as I would like it to be, possibly because I made some changes to 2 areas in the routine.
Tue, 2 Dec 2014 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
3rd session for the day, it was a blast today.
I have been taxing the tail so much more, had a blow out in the middle of a high speed transition with fast piro, managed to orientate just inches from the ground.
Finally, a 5 stars feeling :)
Tue, 2 Dec 2014 12:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Nice weather, clear sky, no wind, No bright shining sun.. would've been a crime not to fly another session today.
Of course, the condition changed when I reached the field.
Piro reversal tic tocs are coming out cleaner.
Still in the hunt of that 5 starts feeling.
Tue, 2 Dec 2014 08:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Now that I have 1 pack lesser, changed my sessions a little.
1st pack spent on Piro circuit moves, upright and inverted with reversals.
2nd and 3rd of my 3d routine.
4th pack same 3d routine but with a new move throwed in.
better than an average day.
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 18:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Started late today, sky was already turning dark, visibility being low.
Nevertheless, did my entire 3d routine, at a faster pace. Finished 30 secs faster than it usually takes to complete a routine.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
My lowest, hardest and funnest flight ever. Made feel like a pro (but am very far from being one).
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Did a quick fix after the tragedy earlier today, flew as hard as I can. Possibly due to frustration from the earlier crash this morning. Brought the heli back in 1 piece.
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
2 flights
As usual, 1st pack spent on inverted reversal piro funnels - a 5 stars result!.
Crashed into 2nd pack of the day, sudden lost of power.
Managed to auto-rotate to land, but just as I touched and bump a little the power came back again. The sudden spool caused a tip over. Lost the mains and one pitch link, gotta love the 7hv!
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:30
Setia Alam Flying Site
5 flights
Hot weather + Bright Sun = Buckets of Sweats! This field doesn't have any shades to take cover from the morning sun, it was a torture to fly today.
Nevertheless, i pulled some nice clean routines, funnel 8's becoming more natural.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
5 flights
Have not visited this field for a week now. I tend to fly better in this field because of large space and with the morning sun shining from my back on to the blade, helps a lot in orientating the rotor disc to pull clean moves.
Sky was as bright as it can get, did some of my best piro circuits both upright and inverted, and pulled out very clean Funnel 8's.
Also flew my best routine flight today.
has to be a 5 stars :)
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
5 flights
it was a dark evening with very grey sky, and windy to make the matter worst. Pushed the piro speed for inverted reversal piro funnel, and almost had a crash. Saved just inches of the grass.
This, and the weather, shook my confidence for the remaining packs. Reminded me on why i stopped flying in the evening.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Did a few of my fastest reversal piro funnels today, dedicating the entire of first pack for practicing this move is starting to pay off. Second pack was spent on upright piro funnels, also showing good improvements. was planning to perform a few piro funnels 8's for the last pack, but was cut short due to a hard landing at the end of 3rd pack, which broke one of the tail links.
Overall it was a 4 stars, would have been a 5stars if not the incident.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
5 flights
Weather was good, no wind, clear bright sky, Sun shining on the blades from my back.
Managed to pull a clean consistent upright piro funnel for the entire of 2nd pack.
Did my first travelling piro tic tocs. Transition from CCW inverted forward circle to CW inverted reverse circle came out clean.
It's a 5 stars day!
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
5 flights
Was windier than normal during 1st and 2nd pack, getting a clean piro circuit was very challenging.
Had substantial fun with the remaining packs. Managed to do a few consistent piro tic tocs.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:15
Private Field Teluk Pulai
5 flights
Spent the most of 1st pack doing reversal inverted piro funnel, shapping up more consistent.
The remaining packs were spent working on soft 3D's. Would rate 3.5 stars
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
5 flights
Visibility was low. First and 2nd pack was spent practicing reversal inverted piro funnel, and upright funnel.
The remaining packs was very shaky and all over the place, worse than the morning session.
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:45
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
5 flights
Visibility was very low today due fog formation around the area. Spent 1st and 2nd packs practicing Upright piro funnels, coming out clean and nice.
Was nervous through the remaining flights, due to visibility factor. Didn't manage to pull out any clean reversal piro funnels today.
However, did a few continuous piro flips with full rudder stick deflection, that's a first IRL. 3 Stars.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
2 flights
Managed to sneak in a quick 2 flights while waiting for the wife and daughter to get ready :). Tried Upright funnel fast piro, had the courage only to do 2 circles, but it did look clean.
Also did a first Piro funnel 8's, wasn't clean when transitioning to inverted piro at the middle of the 8, but it was a first IRL attempt :).
Inverted travelling tic toc starting to shape up nicely.
It's a five stars!
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:15
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
5 flights
First pack spent working on reversal piro funnels, 2nd pack on Piro upright circle.
3rd to 5th pack spent working on my normal routine. Not a 5 stars day, did a few mistakes here and there, precision was low today.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:15
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
It was a 5 stars day! zero wind, all 4 packs was flown to practice my routine, and it's now flowing nicely. Just small work needed on my transition from inverted travelling tic toc to inverted forward circuit, current transition is out of rythym.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
3 flights
Managed to sneak in some flights during lunch. Am really liking the Zeal blades. Getting used to the added agility!
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
I managed to get in 4 flights today...
1st pack was spent flying soft 3d trying to get comfortable the blade characteristics...
2nd and 3rd pack was spent flying as hard as I can.
4th packs was spent working on moves that requires precisions like reversal piro funnel and piro loops.

My review on zeal 700..
1. Sound - The blade emits an unfavourable high pitch sound, like it's not getting a clean cut through the air. But i like the sound it makes during stops, louder farts!
2. Tracking - The heli felt much more solid in the air, holds position better. Very precise feeling during moves, I pulled a few clean consistent reversal piro funnels today.
3. Power - I had significantly less bogging!
4. Agility - Heli feels much more agile off-center, and moves slightly faster.
5. Visibility - The green accent is great when the model is static, but it fades away when spooled. So the accent is more cosmetic that functional. The compass blades, although simple, faired very well in this aspect.
6. Efficiency - I used slightly more mah from my packs, about 2-3% more. But I had a more solid and powerful flight. Don't mind the small lost.
7. Stops - Noticeably more crisp, tic tocs are more locked in.

will I buy it again? Yes! Am going to pick 2 more pairs while the introductory price is still valid here.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:30
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
Was a good session, flying as fast and hard as I can. I've been trying to add lots of fast flips and piro flips into my flying to make look more smack like, but it's actually slowing down my routine, making it look softer.
During the last pack, when the timer started beeping, I almost had a crash while doing piro funnel reversal, got too steep and too low, managed to level and punch out just inches off the ground.
If this happened earlier, it would've shaken my confidence for the entire session.
Didnt go back feeling like a 5 Stars, due to the near miss.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Woke up slightly late, had to resort to the smaller field at my neighbourhood.
Dint do any big air stuff, further work on tightening and speeding up my routine. Unexpectedly, it was quite a good session. Rating 5 stars :)
Decided 5 packs for normal weekdays flying is too much for my endurance, cutting down to 4 packs for normal weekday flying.
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
5 flights
Had the whole field to myself, managed to finish 5 packs within 35mins.
first 2 flights was with my weaker packs, so took it easy. Spent the last 3 flying as hard as I can.
Inverted piro funnel reversals are looking cleaner.
Further addition of piros into my normal routine.
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:45
Private Field Teluk Pulai
1 flights
Did a quick change of my connecter for the 5th pack that had a defective plug. Returned back to a field near my house to fly the pack.

further work on Funnel 8's.
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
4 flights
spent 2nd and 3rd pack working on further smack routines. Added more piros to my routine... and tried a new transition for starting upright reverse flight.

Getting more confident with funnel 8's

4th pack appears to be on its way out, lot less punch, skids touched ground a few times... Spent the remaining time working on piro upright funnel.

my 5th pack, also my strongest pack, had a connector issue, is no longer giving me a proper contact for ESC, decided not to fly the pack.

rating the session 3.5 start :)
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:30
Putrajaya Wetland EP
5 flights
First visit to this field. Nice field with toilets, gazebos, and power supply points.
The only downside is that it take me an hour to get here, may not frequent this field that much.
Spent first and last pack flying soft 3d. 3 packs in between was spent working on fast low to the ground smack moves. Had a near miss almost times. Rating the session 5 stars:)
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:45
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
5 flights
Spent the last 4 flights performing fast and smack random moves low to the ground with hard collective stops... felt great :) Had a near crash incident during one of the piro flips.
Rating the session 5 stars.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
5 flights
Revived one of my old pack which had a dead cell, replaced and is flying good now.
I was nervous the entire session today, was just an average day.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
Good overall flight...
Worked on fast continuos piro flip... and tighter funnel 8's...
Piro reversal funnel on the last flight came out clean and consistent... can't have a better way to wrap up for the day.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 09:30
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Started late today due to my Ikon going into Bootloader state when I reached my usual flying site, a known issue with Ikon. had to pack up and return home to re-update my FW, was lucky my settings were not lost.

Returned to a smaller field around my neighbourhood, took it slow with the flight.
Fit in some practice around 4 point and piro tictocs.
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
Changed a little on the take off routine...
Trying to make my flight more fluid and smooth..
Further work on Funnel 8's
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
Spent most of the flight working on funnel 8's
Sun, 9 Nov 2014 18:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
4 flights
Managed to fit in an evening flight after a very long time.. :)
Had a good flight... did the whole of last flight low to the ground..
Need to up my discipline and fly higher again, to avoid the inevitable.
Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
4 flights
Asked a fellow flyer to take video of my last fligh...

My 7hv on 6s 1200rpm..

First full flight video ever taken, my fingers were shaking the whole flight... so the heli was all around the place... :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UhCBSE7iFM&feature=youtu.be

Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:00
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
4 flights
Started late today due to light drizzle in the morning... was still drizzling during my first flight...

Flew 4 flights of 7hv back to back.. Getting more comfortable with funnel 8's
Then continued with another 3 flights on my plane..
Plane took a dirt nap nose down, due to CG issue.. inverted didnt go well.. Still all new to flying planes...
Fri, 7 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
further work on Piro funnel reversal..
Continuous piro flips are looking tighter..
Tail down upright funnels are looking better..
More aggressive upright reverse circuit..
Better collective management with piro tic tocs..
Getting more grip on Funnel 8's..
Thu, 6 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
Tue, 4 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
Mon, 3 Nov 2014 08:00
Kompleks Sukan Pandamaran
4 flights
Sun, 2 Nov 2014 10:00
Setia Alam Flying Site
4 flights
Sat, 1 Nov 2014 18:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
4 flights
Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:00
Bukit Raja U12 Flying Site
4 flights
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:00
Private Field Teluk Pulai
84 flights
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