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01-13-2020 11:59 PM  10 days ago
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wjvail

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CGY760R As a Tail Only Gyro
Hey, I know this question has been asked before in reference to the CGY750, but can a CGY760 be used as a tail only gyro (+governor)?

In the instance of the 750 I could see routing the 3 cyclic servos directly into my SB7008R receiver and setting up the model similar to how I might have set up a GY611 + GV-1. I'd simply ignore the functionality of the cyclic flybarless system. I have never set up a model this way and I still wonder how some of the forward-feed functions would work - but I believe it could be done.

The same question applies to the 760 but in this case the receiver is in the gyro and the cyclic servos must be plugged into the gyro. The 760 expect to control pitch and roll as well as yaw.

Has anyone ever installed a 760 in a flybared model?

This question comes as I try and keep my older models airborne. I just put new servos in one of my all-time favorite models only to find the 701 gyro needs servicing. Sadly, the repair parts don't exist at the moment so I'm grounded. In an effort to go fly I'm considering the only other gyro I know that combines both a great gyro and governor. That is, the 760.

If I can't make a 760 work, and if time passes and the 701s can't be repaired, I may pull one of my 611 gyros out of retirement along with a GV-1. I also have some Spartans and Multigovs not installed I could use.

The final solution might be to remove a 750 I currently have installed in my TSA 700N and put it in my flybared model. I could then put a 760 in the TSA. This would be my least desirable solution. Doing this would require de-constructing a good flying model only to have to re-set it up with a new gyro. Cannibalization (stealing parts from one aircraft to service another) may solve a problem but it triples the work.
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01-14-2020 01:05 PM  10 days ago
Rojoalfa

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If you are programming a FBL gyro and don't want to function as a FBL gyro, setup the gain in order that you have no correction action on servos. Adjust the gain to do that... So, no gain at all.

That is the way I would do.

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