| Welcome to the "real" world. The sim will only get you so far,
| eventually you have to try the real thing.
| This is normal. And after a few crashes, you'll find the real model
| even more difficult if you don't know how to mechanically setup the
Eh? I have a Blade CX2 (in addition to others) and it doesn't fly
like that. Can't comment on the Rotofly helicopters specifically, but
I suspect they're similar.
It doesn't abruptly turn in random directions -- it might drift a
little here and there, but it's not abrupt. It takes off straight up
It sounds like they've got interference, or a faulty gyro? It doesn't
sound right. Perhaps it's not set up correctly, but that only
explains some of it.
| >I'm trying to fly one of these Heli-Max Rotofly helicopters.
| >It's my first model helicopter but I've been practicing for weeks on
| >the RealFlight software and I'm able to fly and hover all the
| >simulated helicopters pretty well, so I figured this would be easy.
| >Unfortunately it's not. The "real" model is doing things the simulator
| >never did, like abruptly turning in random directions, spinning, plus
| >it immediately pulls forward and to the left when it takes off even if
| >I trim the controls as far right as possible.
| >Is this normal or did I just get a bad helicopter? Would I be better
| >off with something else?
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