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Oct 13, 2011, 03:27 AM
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That should work totally fine, it's just that the same gain setting may not work well on each control surface Eg if you have big ailerons you prob need the gain set fairly low, but if you've got a small elevator you may want the gain fairly high - but other than that, no problem!
Would you be able to adjust your throws at the servo horn to compensate the different surface areas ?
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Oct 13, 2011, 04:47 AM
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Would you be able to adjust your throws at the servo horn to compensate the different surface areas ?
Yes, not just at the servos or control horns, but you can also adjust the travel (ATV) from a dial on the gyro's as well.
They say you should have the airplane set up to fly well without the gyro even on, so I suppose that you'd want to adjust the ATV on the gyro before you played around with your linkages.

Where are you getting your GY48Vs from?
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Oct 17, 2011, 12:31 AM
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Airplane Gyro from JR that is being targeted towards Top Gun flyers.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...rodID=JRPG370A

http://www.modelairplanenews.com/blo...aircraft-gyro/

....INTERESTING! The gyro has excellent instructions. Top Gun now allows the use of gyros??? Kool. This one slipped by me

(Need not be ashamed of using one on your planes...or listen to those who think it is a sign of weakness using gyros...anymore )
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Oct 17, 2011, 06:38 AM
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I believe that Pattern contest flyers have been able to use gyros for years, but only in 1 axis.
Oct 17, 2011, 03:50 PM
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I believe that Pattern contest flyers have been able to use gyros for years, but only in 1 axis.
sounds fine, all I use them for is ailerons. Really helps with flying wings. It will turn your shifty wing into a docile slow flier
Oct 20, 2011, 03:35 PM
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Very happy with the announcement of the AS3X from Horizon Hobbies. What am I going to do with all these gyros? Lol.

AS3X technology - Control the Air (10 min 10 sec)


What's real neat is the acceptance of the unit/technology, and its left me wondering if I awoke this morning into a different parallel Universe or dimension. Lol.
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Oct 20, 2011, 06:36 PM
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Very happy with the announcement of the AS3X from Horizon Hobbies. What am I going to do with all these gyros? Lol.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2XgFgo86xg

What's real neat is the acceptance of the unit.
If you happen to have an extra ESKY 704, I really need one badly. PM me and I'll paypal you for it!
Oct 20, 2011, 10:13 PM
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Hopefully this new ASX3 technology will once and for all kill the notion that gyros do not belong on remote controlled airplanes
Oct 20, 2011, 10:20 PM
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Once they adopt it to a parkflyer this thread will be old info. :-(

I notice that they now have a AR7200BX - Spektrum branded 3 axis flybarless unit for helis. It won't be long....
Oct 20, 2011, 10:46 PM
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Hopefully this new ASX3 technology will once and for all kill the notion that gyros do not belong on remote controlled airplanes
Nonsense I say....snow boards also don't belong on ski hills...


Amazing how these attitudes develop.
Oct 20, 2011, 11:34 PM
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gyros belong where ever you want to put them. If people don't like this, then don't buy it. I'm sure it will sell if it works. Stabilization by dampening UNWANTED movements will continue to grow. They govern helicopter engines. Is that cheating? They have glow drivers so engines don't die in flight. Oh, that's cheating cause your supposed to be really good at tuning to fly? BS. Technology always grows, this is part of it.
Oct 20, 2011, 11:40 PM
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Does a gyro require a separate battery?
Oct 21, 2011, 12:17 AM
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Does a gyro require a separate battery?
No, but as long as your ESC can provide the amperage to run everything. If not you may need to add a BEC, and this is common in flybarless helicopters.
Oct 21, 2011, 12:20 AM
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Hopefully this new ASX3 technology will once and for all kill the notion that gyros do not belong on remote controlled airplanes
The only thing that can hurt this would be quality control. It was an issue with the MCPx, the Beast v1, Sukhoi...etc. Anyhow, I'm wishing for the best when these things hit the consumers. I've always imagined doing a torque roll with my Beast over my front lawn. Now it's more than possible. I could not do it with individual heli gyros in my Beast....it became to heavy. Imagine a high alpha from the driveway to your deck....lol.
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Oct 21, 2011, 08:37 AM
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Walkera had that little micro high wing plane with 3 axis gyros and we never saw it released did we?


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