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Rotor Head...how do I know?
May 08, 2014 - 11:32 AM - by madwinger
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Is there a way to look at my Air Command Rotor head and by looking at it know it is put together correctly? I mean NOT UPSIDE DOWN. This concerns me since Steve Weir's accident last year and especially since I have encountered so may issues with my gyro since I purchased it.

I would appreciate any and all advise. I just want to make sure.

The bearing seems to be quite, smooth and tight but that is all know.

Thanks

Mark
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Rotor Balancing with Dynavibe
May 20, 2015 - 10:40 AM - by pallen_001
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I am going to be doing some rotor balancing with my Dynavibe starting in a couple weeks. Here is my plan:

Accelerometer on the side of the mast close to the rotor head.

Optical pickup on the side of the rotor head with reflective tape on the blade straps (Dragon Wings).

In flight testing for vibration (IPS) and angle.

Spanwise balance with weights under blade mount bolts.
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