Category Archives: Gyros

OrangeRx Stabilizer V2 – Delta Wing Setup

I’ve spent hours fighting with the HobbyKing¬†RX3S OrangeRX 3-Axis flight stabilizer. I just could not get the gyros running in the right direction. Well, I think I’ve finally solved it. My current testbed for the gyro is the SnowDragon wing. … Continue reading

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UMX Gee Bee R2

This is my E-flite UMX Gee Bee R2. It’s a fun little plane which I’m still trying to get a handle on. Landings are especially difficult. I’ve also run into the Gee Bee’s not uncommon Overpower Cut-off problem (OPC). With … Continue reading

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Playing with Gyre – Detrum GY48V

I wanted to play with gyro stabilization, but I didn’t want to spend a lot of money or do a lot of thinking. A little internet research indicated that the cheapest useful gyro was probably the ¬†Detrum GY48V piezo headlock … Continue reading

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Phoenix Flying Wing

The Phoenix is a gyro-stabilized flying wing I built from the ruins of a badly crashed Stryker F-27C. The fuselage and tail were destroyed and I got the idea of cutting the wings off and then gluing them together to … Continue reading

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