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# My heli wont hover, takes a large spiral downward, always to left

It will hover for 2 seconds, then take a downward left spiral until it crashes... No combo of throttle or turning can make it do anything else. This has happened to 3 different heli's of mine (over time) but i'm just curious if this is their way of going to that special heli place in the sky, or if it can be fixed. I've tried weights on the opposite side... no avail.

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You either need to charge the battery, or just keep tapping the r trim button.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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