Flight Modes are combinations of different model set ups that enhance control under widely different conditions for a given model. For example glider pilots may want one set of control responses for launch, another for riding a thermal or for … Continue reading
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An adjustable strength of feedback to a gyro or flight stabilizer. Determines aggressiveness of control action. Used in RC helicopters to stop the tail from exhibiting un-commanded changes in direction due to disc loading and/or wind. Also a term used … Continue reading
Normal Mode and Idle Up Mode are the two flight modes most frequently used by collective pitch helicopter pilots. Idle Up mode is what most RC helicopter collective pitch pilots fly. In Idle Up mode, the rotor spins at a high … Continue reading
Normal mode and Idle Up mode are the two flight modes generally used by Heli pilots. Most experienced RC helicopter pilots fly almost exclusively in Idle Up mode. Normal mode means low throttle stick with engine at idle or off.
A switch in a RC helicopter Tx set up that sets a heli throttle to low value regardless of any other input. Often seen as another flight mode employing a separate pitch curve.