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Old Aug 07, 2010, 02:47 AM
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The real name is "audio tachometer" (for low frequency) but I don't know if we can get cheap .
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Old Aug 07, 2010, 02:49 PM
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Nice toy. Of course, the software/graphical method could be done with a bird in flight, in the right conditions and with good sound equipment. It might be a bit harder to do with the custom flapometer.
Old Aug 07, 2010, 09:18 PM
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I had a blast today with my cybird 6 flights forgot how much fun it is
Old Aug 10, 2010, 07:00 AM
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Yes, it's a lot of fun, i fly it inbetween the flights of my heli at the local fun fly. It's always a topic to break the ice especially when i run into unfamiliar faces. When there's a breeze, it adds some challenge to the fun too. I tried to point it against the wind and it hovered still there.
Old Jan 27, 2013, 12:09 PM
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Does anyone know of a source to purchase the Cybird P2 anymore?
Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:15 PM
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I ended up ordering the Avitron V2 from http://www.rcflyingbird.com/

Looks much more advanced and the Cybird p1 or P2 seems to discontinued.
Old Jan 27, 2013, 07:22 PM
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I noticed the Cybird had great soaring capabilities for an ornithopter. I liked how the second version had elevator style control - which would be key for possible slope soaring.
I.e.
Slope soaring Fort Funston Ornithopters Life Is Good (6 min 36 sec)

I just don't want to pay $500+ for an orni.
Old Jan 27, 2013, 07:31 PM
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Pay the big bucks for a good performing orni, it's truly worth it. If you manage to find a p1 or p2 at this point I'd be worried about fatigued metal and plastic and parts support is non existance.

I bought the avitron v1, flew it a couple times inside and I feel like I'm done with it.

Check this link out
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1674335
Old Jan 28, 2013, 02:49 AM
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Pay the big bucks for a good performing orni, it's truly worth it. If you manage to find a p1 or p2 at this point I'd be worried about fatigued metal and plastic and parts support is non existance.

I bought the avitron v1, flew it a couple times inside and I feel like I'm done with it.

Check this link out
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1674335
thanks for the info I have sent carbon sail an email

Any idea how much their bird is with the glide control?
Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:31 AM
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thanks for the info I have sent carbon sail an email

Any idea how much their bird is with the glide control?
No, not sure but dig and you'll find it.
Old Jan 30, 2013, 12:51 AM
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I have a old P-1 in my closet collecting dust; I have given up on it. Was tired of braking wings, so I went to the SK Ornithopter instead.
Old Jan 30, 2013, 03:25 PM
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I sent you a pm. Any interested in selling your P1 if in sellable shape?
Old Jan 30, 2013, 04:24 PM
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Ornithopter Fleet


I would like to show you gentlemen my ornithopter fleet.I love ornis and I am quite proud of this fleet.They are Red Parkhawk 4, Black Parkhawk 1, Cybird P2, Cybird P1, Avitron, Vamp, Rubber powered Free Flite. I would like to add a Slowhawk to the fleet if someone has one they will part with.
Old Jan 30, 2013, 06:06 PM
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Nice fleet! I spent $100 bucks on my avitron with shipping but I must say, I liked my vamp from back in the day, better.
Old Jan 30, 2013, 06:13 PM
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I agree with you on the Vamp...I have had it for many years and it is still flying strong.


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