Thanks for the links. Does the UK warehouse have the blades? I'll have to try navigating the HK system, I haven't used it yet as I refused to pay the shipping costs and may as well buy from UK suppliers when that is factored in.
One thing that will have to go is the heli canopy
doesn't have the autogyro appeal. (And it covers up some, what looks like, luxury cnc machined FG sheet
I think with the swash plate it is much more sensitive as you are actively altering the incidence angle of the blades. I might be wrong. A very short servo arm might help and allow you to have better resolution of control movement.