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Disarming / stopping the props after flight

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Capt. Joe, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. Capt. Joe

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    I wonder if someone could explain the best procedure for cutting power to the props / disarming after landing.
    I understand that I need to give 2 or 3 seconds after touching down before cutting power so it does not go into "return home" mode thinking transmitter contact was lost.
    But, am I doing the right thing by pulling the throttle stick all the way down, wait 3 seconds and then both sticks to far ends to shut down? And, what setting should I use in the software, it appeared to be defaulted to "intelligent" motor shut down.
    Just don't feel right, the motors want to keep speeding up after landing and I seem to turn off just before a tip-over happens as a result....
    Thanks! :)
     
  2. J Dot

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    How'd Captin,
    After you touch down, only pull THROTTLE STICK,
    Straight down, and hold ( 3 seconds ) until motors shut
    Off, don't do sticks down and together ( CSC ) control stick combination,
    Only perform CSC when starting. And throttle stick down when stopping!

    Take care, fly safe!
     
  3. N017RW

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    +1

    No need to reprogram anything (leave in intelligent mode).

    All you need to do is hold the left stick (throttle) down immediately after touchdown, NO delay.
    (no need to execute a CSC pattern).

    They will shut down in less than 3 sec. typically.
     
  4. jodaddy23

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    comes in handy when you catch your bird with one hand ,
     
  5. Capt. Joe

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    Thanks all for the replies, I guess I was not holding the stick down long enough. :)