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Author Topic: Electronic gyro-stabilizer installation and set-up  (Read 558 times)

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Re: Electronic gyro-stabilizer installation and set-up
« Reply #15 on: May 23, 2021, 06:07:17 PM »
I have since used one of these gyros in a plane (without retracts) with additional channel ports in the receiver.

I plugged the 4th wire into the (retract) gear port, and now the retract switch can turn the gyro on and off anytime.

Any unused receiver port will do, as long as you can assign a an on/off switch to it (flaps?).

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Re: Electronic gyro-stabilizer installation and set-up
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2021, 09:59:00 PM »
Caution ...

It seemed that this gyro-stabilizer does not work with mixes (ailerons in different ports, rudder on differential steering, etc.), or maybe I don't know how to use it in those circumstances. Either way, be careful.

The unit continues to function exceptionally well in standard radio wiring situations.

Dave recently commented that my gyro-equipped PT17 was the most stable biplane he'd ever seen fly!

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Re: Electronic gyro-stabilizer installation and set-up
« Reply #17 on: May 27, 2021, 06:11:24 AM »
Dave recently commented that my gyro-equipped PT17 was the most stable biplane he'd ever seen fly!

I think that’s just the pilot!  ;D

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Re: Electronic gyro-stabilizer installation and set-up
« Reply #18 on: May 27, 2021, 08:20:51 AM »
That's kind SIMON, but we both know that I'm not stable.
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