Johannes007
Hello All!
I have actually had my hawk sky for quite some time, but I recently moved and have just now reassembled it. Everything seems to be working fine except the elevator! It will barely move up or down even with full input from the controller. When i remove the battery, however, and move the gears by hand the elevator moves much further. Basically: the full controller input doesn't move the gears as far as they could and as such the elevator shows minimal movement. My questions are: first, how far should the elevator move in both directions to allow full control? Secondly, how do I fix my problem and get the elevator to move properly?
Thanks in advance,
Johannes
P.S. I already tried fiddling around with the trim(I think thats what its called ) on the controller. It only allows for slightly more downward movement of the elevator , because the gear itself is "centered" a little further back. So the trim doesn't fix the problem.
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Maestro
Does the servo arm move further when you disconnect the push rod from the arm?

If so the pushrod somehow gets caught in the tube.

If it still is lacking movement either the servo is broke or there is a tx problem.

You might also want to center the servo arm while you are at it..
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fishwhisperer83
Make sure the rod is on the outside hope of the servo arm an in the inside of the control horn. This will give the max movement. Also make sure the servo has not come loose from the fuse. I had this happen to me once and I crashed into a tree
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Johannes007
Well I'm a relatively new pilot, so I still have trouble understanding some of the technical speak. But, from what I understand I should disconnect the wire from the elevator and see if there is more movement. So I tried that but there is no change in movement. Shouldn't the servo be close to maxed when the maximum controller input is given? There is also a second problem, but i think I shoud be able to fix it with some glue. The wire "escapes" because when the servo moves it bends downward, and thus very little movement is transferred to the elevator, and the horn also isnt secured enough,so it moves and stops even more of the very little movement from reaching the elevator and actually moving it. But, once the servo is working properly this can be fixed with some more glue.
So: how do I get the elevator to move enough?
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mudman
What remote are you using? the one that came with my hawk sky has a dial on the top that limits how far the flight controls move.
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Johannes007
Thank you all! I fiddled around with the tension of the rod as well as the little knob on my remote(feel pretty stupid not knowing about that knob) and now everything is working! All thats left is a little test flight! Happy Flying and Happy Holidays!
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