F3F slope racer

21 Oct 2016 - v 4.1 - with Pump mode and quicker setup

Description

F3F Slope Racer is a full-feature setup for slope sailplanes with 2 + 4 servos. It's optimised for F3F competition but is also suitable for sport flyers who want to extract that extra bit of performance from their models. This setup is used by several competition pilots in the UK and abroad.

Key features :

The setup also incorporates a special 'Calibration' mode, for quick and precise adjustment of control surface tracking.

Taranis layout

Default interface (X9D + mode 2 shown) - flight modes , mix adjusters
Switch layout can be customised

Specifications

Hardware and o/s requirements

See Download section

Application

- For 6-servo gliders with
- V-, T- or X-tail
- Any stick mode

Flight modes

- Normal, Climb, Landing
- Reflex option in Normal mode
- Pump mode
- Voice confirmation
- Switch customisations

Trimming adjusters

- Adjuster for aileron diff
- Adjuster for camber preset
- Adjuster for snapflap volume
- Adjuster for snapflap expo
- Adjuster for spoiler compensation

Spoiler functions

- Aileron differential suppression
- Reverse differential
- Spoiler/elev comp with curve
- 'Instant Spoiler' option
- Adjustable deadband

Control surface calibration

- 'CAL' mode for adusting travel + limits
- 5-point balancing curve for flaps
- Full rotation available on flap servos

F3F v4.1.0 for Taranis (.zip)

Supported transmitters: Taranis X9D, X9DP, X9E
For OpenTx: v2.1.8+

F3F v4.1.0 for Horus (.zip)

Supported transmitters: Horus X12S
For OpenTx: v2.2 RC6+
Template provided as .BIN files, see included README for installation.

Setup Guide only (.pdf)

Version history

Links

Blog: F3F Setup version 4.1
Blog: designing a transmitter setup for F3F
RCMF Forum

Contact

Feedback and queries are always welcome - I can be contacted here.