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[TowerTalk] Tailtwister Start Problems at Low Temps

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Tailtwister Start Problems at Low Temps
From: (Chuck)
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 1997 15:05:21 -0600

Charles H. Harpole wrote:

>  What my control head does every time, is
> start the rotor in the opposite direction you have commanded, turn in that
> opposite direction for a second or two, and then revers and move toward
> the desired direction and then, of course, stops on your desired heading.
> I think that reversing feature is a waste here in Fla., --

They don't just hang up in cold weather.  I have a slug of tailtwisters and
they all do it occasionally.  The brake mod that Rotor Doc (CATS) puts in
helps a lot.

Chuck, KZ5MM

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