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This equipment has been tested in accordance with the requirements contained in the appropriate Commission regulations. To the best of our knowledge, these tests were performed using measurement procedures consistent with industry or Commission standards and demonstrate that the equipment complies with the appropriate standards.
In designing the RD Super we have made every effort to provide you with a radio that will allow you to extract the maximum performance from your powered aircraft, sailplane, or helicopter, while at the same time simplifying the task of setting up and adjusting your model.
These instructions are written in great detail to help you understand what all of you RD Super capabilities are. Because of the many features of the RD Super, this manual is quite long.
Each type of aircraft, i. However, helicopter flyers may find it advantages to read all sections of the manual to become more acquainted with the operation of the RD Super unit. Note that the labels for fixed wing switch functions are in red letters and helicopter switch functions are in white letters. Again, we appreciate your selection of an Airtronics Radio Control System and wish you many hours of flying enjoyment.
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I will not fly my model aircraft in sanctioned events, airshows or model flying demonstrations until it has been proven to be airworthy by having been previously, successfully flight tested. I will not fly my model higher than approximately feet within 3 miles of an airport without notifying the airport operator. I will give the right-of-way and avoid flying airtrlnics the airhronics of full-scale aircraft.
Where mqnual, an observer shall be utilized to supervise flying to avoid having models fly in the proximity of full-scale aircraft. I will have completed a successful manuzl equipment ground range check before the first flight of a new or repaired model. I will not fly my model aircraft in the presence of spectators until Manuql become a qualified flyer, unless assisted by and experienced helper.
I will perform my initial turn after take off away from the pit or spectator areas, unless beyond my control. I will operate my model using only radio control frequencies currently allowed by the Federal Communications Commission.
See chart below Only properly licensed amateurs are authorized to operate equipment on amateur band frequencies. You should set the packaging aside for use if you ever need to send your radio in for service, or to store your radio in case you do not plan to use it for an extended period of time.
The RD Super is packed with all of the capabilities that the beginner as well as the more advanced modelers demand for all three types of flying. It has the features available to get the most out of any type of model. At this point kanual objective is to get the system operating on your workbench.
Once connected you must then refer to the corresponding diagram for your system, i. We recommend that you charge the transmitter battery while installed with the supplied ATX charger, Part This allows you to bypass the protective diode. See mnual local dealer for these items. Above items will also work with Airtronics Quasar, Radiant, and Vanguard transmitter batteries. Airtronics does NOT recommend the use of any fast or quick chargers. The airborne portion of the radio refers to any components which are mounted in your plane or helicopter and carried aloft when you fly.
The airborne components consist of the receiver, which receives 600 signals from the transmitter, decodes them, and relays the commands to the servos; the airtonics which are simply electronically controlled motors used to move the controls of the plane; the NiCd battery pack which provides power for the receiver and servos to operate; and the switch harness which allows you to turn the airborne package on and off.
The connectors are rugged but should be handled with care.
The transmitter should normally operate to minutes before the alarm sounds. Additional packs are sold separately as an accessory item under the Airtronics part number To remove the pack, push down on the two ears of the battery door located on the rear of the transmitter. Manua door can then be removed and the NiCd battery pack can now be removed and unplugged.
Reverse the 600 to install a new pack. Observe the correct polarity when plugging in the NiCd battery pack. If incorrect, damage to the transmitter will occur!
To adjust stick length, hold Part B with your fingers and unscrew Part A counterclockwise to loosen the two pieces. Now screw Part A in or out to the desired position and lock it in place by screwing Part B against it. It is best to leave at least four threads inside Part A when screwed out to its longest length for the best mechanical security.
Do not over tighten when you screw the two parts together. If the throttle zirtronics is not in the low position, when you turn it on, you will hear a continuous beeping sound and the display will read TH-HI!
Pull the throttle stick down to the full low position. First remove the antenna and the NiCd battery pack from the transmitter. Now remove the eight screws that hold the case back in place, four in the main case, two in the LCD back cover and two on the handle. Once the screws are removed swing the back of the case away from the transmitter being careful of the trainer plug wiring. The 1 and 3 screws adjust the tension for the vertical motion of each sirtronics.
The 2 and 4 screws adjust the tension for the horizontal airtronicss of each stick. To make the tension adjustment use a small phillips type screwdriver to turn manjal adjustment screws. Turning the screw clockwise will increase the stick tension, turning it counterclockwise will decrease the tension.
Once you have completed your stick adjustments, replace the case back and install the NiCd battery pack and antenna. Be careful to line the battery charging port pins when replacing the back cover. Any other modifications made to the transmitter other than adjusting stick tension will void any and all warranties covered be Airtronics Inc.
In actual use, one of the two transmitters majual serve as the Master and the second transmitter will serve as the Trainer. The trainer transmitter is held by the learning pilot, and does not need to be on the same frequency as the model. The frequency of the Trainer transmitter is unimportant because the switch of the trainer airtronkcs is Manjal turned on during instructional flying.
Normally during training, the instructor takes the model off and flies it to a reasonable altitude. When the instructor is ready manul begin training, he presses and holds the spring loaded switch on his transmitter which transfers control to the student. Master Transmitter Trainer Transmitter Trainer Switch Spring Loaded As long as the instructor holds his Trainer switch in the ON position, the model will respond to the commands of the Trainer transmitter sticks allowing the pupil to fly the model.
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It is not necessary for the student to hold the trainer switch on the Trainer transmitter. When the instructor ceases to stop training, or if he feels that the student is in a situation that endangers the model, the instructor can release the spring loaded switch and control of the model will immediately return to the Master transmitter. To use the Trainer system, you must plug the appropriate Trainer cable into the back of both the Master and the Trainer transmitters.
Turn on the Master mqnual and the Model. The cable will energize the encoder section of the Trainer transmitter.
Once you have verified that both the Master and the Trainer transmitters will control the model when the spring loaded switch in the appropriate position you are ready to start training.
Both transmitters must be programmed identically for the trainer system to function properly. All servos must operate in the same direction, centering, end points, and other settings such as type of Modulation must be identical. This manual has been written to offer the user complete instructions for either fixed wing aircraft or helicopter models.
The manual is divided into three sections. One for introduction and another for aircraft both powered and sailplaneand one for helicopters. You only need to read the introduction section and the one that applies to your type of model. In most cases all of the programming of a setup is accomplished through the use of the input keys on the RD Super transmitter.
The function s of these are shown below. Press this key to select a channel and move to the Right Press this key to move up in a menu Press this key to increase a value or to indicate YES Press this key to decrease a value or to indicate NO Press this key to return to the previous screen Press this key to select a channel and move to the left Press this key to move down in the menu Select Flight Mode Helicopter Note: You can consider it similar to a visible gas gauge.
When the Bar Graph reads less than half you should not fly until you recharge the transmitter. REV Reverse Reverses the servo operating direction. Available on Elev and Ail. CNT Center Changes servo neutral position. Changes the linear movement of the servo to the relation of the stick movement. Can be set Positive or Negative. Both aileron will act as spoilers as the throttle stick is used. Ailerons go up when flaps go down. Can be reset to zero. RST Reset Clears all setup data in any model to factory default settings.
CLK Click A beep sound can be heard every time you press a transmitter key. Options Active or Inoperative. Step Trim Step Sets the amount of movement a servo will move with one beep of the trim. NAM Name You can use up to 3 characters to name your model.
Only works with a PCM receiver. Will bring the throttle servo to idle when the airborne battery reaches a predetermaned low voltage. Used for flying wings. Options On or Off. EXP Exponential Changes the linear movement of the servo to the relation of the stick movement.
CPY Copy Copy one model to another. B-F-S Battery Fail Safe Will bring the throttle servo to idle when the airborne battery reaches a predetermaned low voltage.
The Liquid Crystal Display shows an Aero model selected; however, a similar screen will be displayed when a Helicopter type model is selected.