January 21, 2009
If you have the 29 bearing kit and don't have the bearing upgrade you
will use the bushings at the top of the photo. Otherwise you'll use
Note that the elevator
control arm assembly must be inside the frame before it is attached to the
collective pitch control arm.
The balls on the ends go toward the rear as shown, but the balls on the
side are inside, not outside.
I could have removed the ball and moved it to the inside, but it was
simpler to just swap the arms.
The easiest way to do this is to tilt it about 45° and insert it from the
rear. When the shanks on the elevator control arm line up with the
frame cutouts, rotate the arm into position.
In case you haven't caught on yet, the aileron control arms are mounted on
the wrong sides... next time I'm getting a dog.
Mount the elevator arm parallel lever to the
elevator control arm. It should point straight down when the
elevator control arm is horizontal.
Both levers go on the right side of the heli as viewed from the
Attach the linkage to the two levers.
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