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CALIBER 2 flight log

CALIBER 2 flight log

kyosho_caliber_30

CALIBER 2

18.10.2002 bought by a friend, he never do a hover or finish break in ! he decide to leave hobby after 2 consecutive crash.
20.10.2002 1 tank finishing break in, already a lot of power, heli is very responsive (has still original paddle and not raptor one)
21.11.2002 replace with raptor 30 paddle, add raptor 30 canopy mount, add a header tank.
01.12.2002 2 tanks, crashed because of a brain problem while in front,it is really time to learn nose-in….
08.03.2003 1 tank, windy 13°C , decide not to empty the tanks, the heli was shaging, reduce gyro gain, land and go back to bench. Found Tail belt to be loose.
09.03.2003 3 tanks, windy 15°C, the last flight, the blade heat schrink become loose in flight, it made a lot of noise, but i land safely
14.03.2003 1 tank (17 min), too windy 8°C, RAS except wind and gust, its dangerous to continue
21.03.2003 found origin of tail wagging, tail servo was loose, replace all 4 screws
22.03.2003 1 tank (20.5 min), 14°C sunny day, strong vibration, searching cause
29.03.2003 3 tanks 22°C, sunny day with some clouds, change blade, no vibrations, fly with training skids only nose-in.
01.05.2003 3 tanks 26°C, some clouds, learn nose-in
12.07.2003 4 tanks 30°C. some clouds, orientation training  low altitude to recover sensation after a break of 2 months
13.07.2003 1 tank 32°C. too much wind (strong gusts)
19.07.2003 replace CSM400 because of drifts, tail servo go to full position on one side!!! replace with a GY401
20.07.2003 4 tanks 38°C!!!. start at 8:00AM finish 11:00AM, start to wind, fly 2 tanks nose-in.
Fri 25.07.2003 4 tanks 28°C some clouds and wind, heli fly great with new gyro, battery need to be cycled, last only 2 flight
Sat 26.07.2003 3 tanks 29°C cloudy, no wind, fly one tanks nose in.
               replace the second battery with a one of same capacity (1700mAh NiCad) as stated on battery clinic
Sun 03.08.2003 5 tanks 25°C (40+22+35 min) 8:00AM finish 11:00AM, only nosein and transition 180°, training stick, we expected 38°C today!!!
               2 tanks 30°C 19h30 to 21h only nosein and transition 360° and more! cool
Sun 11.08.2003 3 Tanks 29°C (26+19+22 min) 19h30PM to 21h30PM only nosein and transition, had problems to fire up engine
Mon 12.08.2003 3 tanks 30°C 7h50AM to 10h00AM only only nosein and transition
Tue 13.08.2003 3 tanks 27°C 8h10AM to 11h00AM only nosein and transition, made my first 3 clockwise turn nosein! great
            buy some parts and disassemble a fully equipped caliber, now caliber 2 has a correct swashplatte and a
            metal throtle arm.
————— Using reflex simulator as main tools for practicing www.reflex-sim.de ——————–
Sat 20.09.2003 3 tanks 24°C 18h00 to 19h30 only nose in hover and transition, first nose in translation, slow and fast eight
Sun 21.09.2003 2 tanks 20°C 09h10 to 10h30 only nose in hover and transition, first nose in translation, slow and fast eight
Sat 27.09.2003 2 Tanks 16h30 to 19h00 cloudy and start raining 19°C. training
Sat 19.10.2003 3 Tanks 15h30 to 17h30 sunny but cold: 12°C training
Thu 20.05.2003 2 Tanks (15, 21 min) 16h30 to 18h sunny but a lot of wind: 27°C, nose in. I dontlose experience from last year.
Sun 25.07.2004 5 tanks (22,25,22,23,20) from 10h30 to 14h no wind sunny 28C  

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