The Vengeance 280 is ready to go
while the iMaxRC 150 charges the
HV LiPo battery pack.
The screen of the iMaxRC 150 charger displays a lot of information while charging the Hyperion G6 HV LiPo batteries.
to change the
LEDs to indicate
the settings. More
often than not,
come with no
obvious way to
No guessing here!
280 is based on
a NAZE Spec
and is ready for
GUI interface. Don’t change any of
the default settings before you test-fly your machine. It has been set to
fly as designed and I found that to be
adequate. There are some suggestions
in the manual if you want to increase
the speed or sensitivity after your initial
flights. The only things you’ll need to
initially adjust are the settings for your
If you decide to use a satellite instead
of the full receiver, you’ll need to bind
it using the command line and not
bind it with an external receiver, then
connect it to the Vengeance. Aside
from that, everything is straightforward.
Ensure that your channel mapping is
correct and see that everything moves
the appropriate lines in the receiver tab
of the GUI.
Remember to use the “save” function
at the bottom of each page before
moving to another tab. If you don’t,
your changes won’t be saved. Do all of
your programming with the propellers
removed from the Vengeance 280.
Remember to return the dip switches
to the Flight Mode setting before going
to the field.
I always love the first flight on a new
machine. I don’t know why. I guess
it’s the anticipation and excitement of
something new. This tiny machine flies
much larger than it is. I have a habit of
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