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    Helicopter electric tail rotors

    Very interesting, thanks mate not familiar with modern motor controllers. wolfy
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    Helicopter electric tail rotors

    Thanks mate, so torque control mode below 50% is the rate at which the motor can accelerate? wolfy
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    Skeeter Jr.

    Sounds good mate I'm sure it will be ok, hopefully it performs to your expectations. wolfy
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    Skeeter Jr.

    So that is at least two helicycles that have tried one then. wolfy
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    Skeeter Jr.

    Absolutely right mate, Rotax quote there torque at the crankshaft not the prop shaft so the gearbox reduction is the first stage of reduction before driving the rotor. But if the Yamaha is spinning at 6100rpm the total amount of reduction for the same rotor rpm will be pretty similar to the...
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    Skeeter Jr.

    I think it was the 120hp 3 cylinder but not 100% sure. Doug S (spelling) who did the conversion used to visit here often but not sure about now days. Hopefully it is up to the task mate will be good to see it fly. wolfy
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    Helicopter electric tail rotors

    Being fully electric I am guessing it's a perfect/easy situation for an electric governor, or is that what you mean by speed control mode after 50% throttle? wolfy
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    Skeeter Jr.

    Do you think it will produce enough torque? I think they were lacking when tried in the helicycle, but they are maybe a slightly larger chopper. wolfy
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    Flying characteristics of a Bensen gyro.

    Your an ace Leigh (y) wolfy
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    Information on Wilford rigid-rotor autogyro seems to have vanished

    Yep you are the "your", I remember seeing video's of the lockheed rotor head. Very interesting to see your approach in action. wolfy
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    Information on Wilford rigid-rotor autogyro seems to have vanished

    It would be interesting to hear your solution anyway. wolfy
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    Brave New World

    You are possibly right mate but after watching another video where he was trying to teach someone to fly it, he had them hanging from a rope but it did not look stabilized at all :). wolfy
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    Brave New World

    Geez just a throttle and then weight shift for the rest, imagine loosing your balance. wolfy
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    My brave and crazy Russians in their gyro

    It sure has some power the way it vacates the scene. wolfy
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    Gyro Fun

    Thanks mate that is what I am thinking too, a gopro 9. I have a gopro 1. wolfy
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    How many Little Wings are flying?

    I believe there are only two flying in Oz, the one above and a radial powered one. I have a set of plans also, one day maybe. wolfy
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    Gyro Fun

    You may have said already Barry but what camera set up are you using? wolfy
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    gyrobee engine outs and other shenanigans

    Have you tried balancing your rotor Jeffro? looks to be a fair bit of 1 per rev there. wolfy
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    Testing a gopro

    That might be worth looking into mine is a gopro 1. wolfy
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    Testing a gopro

    A flight to the river, no recky flights yet so not getting to low in the river. Landing back home Couple more on my channel. wolfy
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