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Old Jul 08, 2001, 01:44 PM
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What are you guys using for a heli test rig?

I built one in the form of a beam balance. The heli sits on a revolving platform on one end and the other sits on a scale. There's a pivot in the middle. The pivot block is clamped to a table. The beam is about 4' long. I balance the beam without the heli using c-clamps on the scale end. That way, when the heli produces enough lift to lift itself it starts to register on the scale.
The revolving platfrom lets me adjust the gyro. I attach the heli to the platform with nyties. It works great and has saved me a lot of grief.
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