Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:20 12:20

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Michael "Shaggy" Parker

(4-7 mph) Light breeze

Blade 180CFX
1 flights
Avg. flight time 00:04:08
Synergy E7SE
1 flights
Avg. flight time 00:05:00


Really good flight on the 180. I practiced some funnels and hurricanes and started practicing piro hurricanes.

The E7SE, however, was the first real flight since the vibration problems. It wasn't a great flight as I think I was just rusty. However, at the 5 minute mark, I was inverted in forward flight climbing when my ESC shut down. I immediately flipped the heli over and killed the head speed to the point where I could count the RPM of the blades! Luckily, I was able to regain enough head speed to flair it at the end and land it safely without even a bounce on the ground. I was very lucky and will look at the logs to see why it shut down.

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