Got the new tail rotor shaft, fitted it and flew it. But I did notice on closer inspection that I am missing part of a tooth on the main gear.
The tail shaft is about 32mm long and no more than 1mm in diameter. I am almost unable to bend it with my bare fingers. Its hard, real hard, and bent. How on earth does an 80g object bend something that hard?!
Having flown the helicopter I one again noticed that I’d broken the fixes from last time and the time before. This time I have chosen to use milk bottle plastic for the repair. It would seem to be more pliable and possibly less prone to snapping. A little more plastic than the other plastic..
Just heard racket outside, that turned out to be some upset magpies. I only managed to get one picture;