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Thread: 2017 Mass Build Voting Thread
02/11/2016 19:09:03

1. Baron

Thread: 2017 Mass Build Chat Thread
02/11/2016 19:05:09

My apologies as I now understand how voting occurs. Still get no info if I select Barron and is this a kit build other than scratch build?

02/11/2016 18:40:59
When I select Barron (kit???) and not in red I get details of Fantail. Have I a problem?
Thread: What to order
02/11/2016 07:24:53

If you can indicate the model you are proposing to build perhaps somebody may have actual experience and advise. I have found you can never have enough balsa so purchase in excess. Are you able to cut sheet into strips/TE etc?

Thread: 2017 Mass Build
01/11/2016 22:56:26

Having just renovated my Maricardo i am eliminating this model, however I would say it is an absolute cracker and worthy of a build.

My vote is for the Baron 1914 (free 'Svenson Vicomte 1915' ) particularly as I have plans and is my next build

I have also just scratch build the which is a smaller version of the Baron and found it a simple build and an absolute delight to fly.

At moment in Spain for another 4 weeks and can't wait to get home and start building.

Thread: Hinges
01/11/2016 09:04:58
In the past I have had great difficultly digging out a mylar hinge. Is there any need to pin them?
Thread: Maricardo builders
23/08/2016 18:48:16

image.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegWell after about 20 years + since I crashed eventually repaired. Not flown it yet as weather not best. Its a looker


Thread: Taranis Vario Setup - Help please
09/09/2014 22:33:30

Thanks Steve for info.Having had a good search on the web it appears that Vsped is required to provide the varying tones. I had a look into the log of previous flights and this is not recorded which suggests thats what my problem is. Will just set up to give audible indication of hight for the time being.

Will order current Rx and vario to resolve problem. Off on hols for a time so will be later on in the year.

Thanks to all who have assisted and hopefully my assuimption is correct

Really enjoying the Taranis as it gets the mind thinking.

09/09/2014 18:44:18

Steve, do you have different tones for rise and sink? If so, give us the secret please smiley

09/09/2014 18:38:06

I agree with what you say but sometimes you just have to doodle around for a cause and effect.

I stripped everything out and just left vario but still have the constant beeping when activated. I then put Alt on the telemetry screen along with a function to provide audible height which both worked suggesting to me the vario is ok

I put Vsped on the same screen and during a test flight it never moved which suggests that this is where my problem is. Will have another look to see if I have missed a switch somewhere.

As an aside I got an Orange Tx module and have bound in two models that were Orange and Spectrum on DSM2 so at least making progress.

09/09/2014 09:57:34

Thanks for that info Bob. Now on 2.0.10 but will delve no further due to lack of knowledge.

09/09/2014 07:31:48

Updated to 2.0.8 last night, which was very easy to do. Tx now shows updated version, however no screen 13 ??????

08/09/2014 11:36:54

Thanks for that Phil. Gave it a try but all I get is a constant beeping. Height is indicated audibly and visually so will need to try some other combination.

What i have noticed, although possibly not relevant, is that you have a total 13 pages whereas I only have 12. Software version is Ver. 2.0.1 dated 6-6-2014. Should this be updated through Companion?

I have a number of other questions but will wait until i have resolved this one.

07/09/2014 22:44:27

Thanks for that Andy. Will try tomorrow in this Indian summer we are having. Off to Spain next week for three months in motorhome so may take a glider to catch thermals wink

07/09/2014 21:44:32

Yes, I have a switch simply to proved Vario and it works ok.

07/09/2014 21:21:55

Flight 1. Thanks, I have that option in but it only give altitude. I was hoping to get different tones for sink and climb.

07/09/2014 21:17:05

Yes I have selected Vsped in telemetry

Misprint for L2

L2 a<x, Vsped, -0.3, SD (down)

Will try various options. Thank for your help

07/09/2014 20:24:16

New to the Taranis but enjoying playing around with the various options etc. However I appear to have hit a brick wall in trying to get sink and climb tones. I have the older style vario connected to a hub which I have been able to accept height readings and get these announced. This suggests to me that the vario is working. My settings are as follows


Vario source -4, -0.6, 0.1, 3

Logical switches

L2 a

L3 a>x, Vsped, 0.3, SD (down)

L4 OR, L2, L3 SD (down)

Special functions

L4 Vario

Any help will be gratefully received.

Edited By Hamish on 07/09/2014 20:25:35

Thread: Ebay sellers...
06/08/2014 16:12:40

Price from HK, under £100 or do I have it wrong??

Thread: Rearranging Equations - Sanity Check
30/05/2014 13:25:38

c = (Krb-Kfa)/(Kf+Kr)


Edited By Hamish on 30/05/2014 13:32:11

Edited By Hamish on 30/05/2014 13:35:18

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