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138 How do I set my transmitter so the flight mode (Normal, Idle1, etc) matches the corresponding mode... Spektrum DX8 Power on your radio with the roller held down and locate the "F Mode Setup" option in the System Setup Menu. Adjust as shown...
166 I can't get 8 degrees cyclic within the 120% range recommended in the setup guide. Is near enough... It is essential that you get as close to 8 degrees as possible as any aspects of the Vortex flight characteristics rely on this value. However you...
163 During the cyclic 8 degrees setup, I can only get -8 (negative) degrees. Negative or positive cyclic  pitch makes no difference for this adjustment. If you measure it on the other side of the helicopter it will be...
80 At what distance should I place the servo ball link? The best practice is to first try the advice in your helicopter's assembly manual. We recommend that you initially place the servo ball link at the...
140 How to control a glow igniter, lights, retracts or a fourth swash servo from the Vortex. This is a topic placeholder so it can be referenced from the Vortex user guide. Content will be added in due course. In the meantime please see this...
145 The satellite receiver binding failed. A message on the DataPod screen advised me to read this... This message appears when the Vortex is unable to automatically identify the resolution and frame rate of you Spektrum radio system. Most likely you...
141 How to setup the Vortex for someone that is just starting learning to fly helicopters. Setup your helicopter for a symmetrical collective pitch range as commonly used for 3D. Then adjust the collective pitch curve on the radio so you...
155 How to setup the Vortex for 3D flying? The default configuration is already oriented towards the average 3D pilot. However, to a large degree it also comes to personal preference. Some...
151 Which governor sensors are compatible with the Vortex? Magnetic pickup RPM sensors for nitro and gassers The Spartan RPM sensor is specifically designed to work with the Vortex. Part no: SRC-RPM and...
147 The value shown in menu Setup::Swash::CyclicLimit does not match the measured blade pitch. Due to geometry of the swashplate and head linkages there may be small variations between the displayed and measured values. This is not a problem...
149 How to setup the Vortex for F3C. Setup your helicopter for a symmetrical collective pitch range as commonly used for 3D. Then adjust the collective pitch curve on the radio so you...
3 Is the gain of the tail gyro too low? The optimal gain value is a function of several parameters including rotor speed, tail rotor diameter, tail blade efficiency, servo arm length, servo...

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