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Forum: AutoGyros
01-15-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,964
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: Rotor head ideas

Hi Harvey, There usually is no need to include flapping hinges in a coaxial system. You do not want flapping here. The blades should be built lightly, so they do not cause unwanted buildup of...
Forum: AutoGyros
01-09-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: Who Has A Synchrogyro ???

OK, Thanx for the straight scoop !!! I also had the MB plan for the Synchrogyro, but I think loaned them 15 years ago and never got them back......I still remember a lot about the design.....how...
Forum: AutoGyros
01-09-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: Who Has A Synchrogyro ???

Hi Andy, I spoke with you on the RCU AutoGyro Forum a while back. Did you ever receive the plans for the Synchrogyro ?? I was wondering if you have built and flown one yet. Please send any...
Forum: AutoGyros
01-06-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,014
Posted By ottogiro58

Whistler Videos

Hi Gang, If anyone has video footage of the Whistler in flight, please post them in this thread. Whistler pictures are welcome, too !!! Thanx !!! Charlie Anderson
Forum: AutoGyros
01-05-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,042
Posted By ottogiro58

Can the PT Gyros Be Steered With Rudder Only ??

Hi Gang, Are there any PT Gyro scientist/pilots (all PT models) who would like to try a simple experiment ?? Adjust your radio gear so the rudder and elevator (rotor pitch) are on the same stick,...
12-22-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,595
Views: 96,496
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: WIN A FREE Scale Fuselage from V-East & Graupner Helis

Hi Gang, Now that's an offer too good to pass by !!! Please enter my name to the heli contest. Thanx !!! Charlie Anderson
Forum: AutoGyros
09-26-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: Who Has A Synchrogyro ???

Hi Andy, Yep, it dates from 1978, I believe. What worked back then, will work better now. Single-rotor updated version is warranted. It was claimed that the lightweight model would gently float...
Forum: AutoGyros
09-25-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By ottogiro58

Who Has A Synchrogyro ???

Hi Gang, Does anyone out there know of a currently flying Synchrogyro 2-channel gas-powered autogyro model ?? Please share all of your Synchrogyro experiences/pix/videos with us. I was wondering...
Forum: AutoGyros
09-06-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,640
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: Morris 2008

Hi Jim, Bet everyone is having a ball.....Wish I was there.....What's the weather like ?? Any more news on that 1/2A PT ?? Look it over........I might be interested if he can safely ship it to me...
Forum: AutoGyros
09-06-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,640
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: Morris 2008

Hi Jim, OK, thanx, see if they also have the plans and paperwork for it .....Charlie
Forum: AutoGyros
09-06-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,640
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: Morris 2008

Hi Jim, Glad to see the gang out and having fun......thanx for the update and pix !!! Is anyone selling a 1/2A PT Gyro ?? Charlie Anderson
Forum: AutoGyros
09-02-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,002
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: New XPG Autogyro Maiden Flight Report

Hi Gary, Seems like I saw some pix of the XPG with a nose fairing, on the FoamFly website.....any more news on this model, modifications, or videos of prerotation in action ?? How thick is the...
Forum: AutoGyros
09-01-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,614
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: 1/2A PT Gyro Information

Hi Gang, I tried to access the PT Gyro web page, looking for 1/2A PT Gyro information, but it will not work for me. Anyone else have the same problem ?? Thanx !!! Charlie
Forum: AutoGyros
08-30-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,614
Posted By ottogiro58

1/2A PT Gyro Information

Hi Gang, Does anyone have a 1/2A PT Gyro, and do you still fly it ?? I need some basic specs like rotor diameter, blade size and weight, flex plate thickness (polypropylene ? ), all-up flying...
Forum: Control Lines
08-25-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,780
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: 1/2A Throttle Controlled C/L Autogyro

Hi Mike, OK, thanx for the links......I'll take a look !!! Charlie
Forum: Control Lines
08-23-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,780
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: 1/2A Throttle Controlled C/L Autogyro

Hi Mike, I appreciate the information very much. One more thing.....have you seen in person anyone using an infrared throttle system for C/L, or have links to information regarding IR systems ??? ...
Forum: Control Lines
08-23-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,780
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: 1/2A Throttle Controlled C/L Autogyro

Hi Mike, OK, I get the throttle setup and operation now...........thanks for the detailed information. By the way, I saw your older posts concerning electric carrier C/L ...........a throttle...
Forum: Control Lines
08-21-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,780
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: 1/2A Throttle Controlled C/L Autogyro

OK, sounds great, Mike..........thanx for the info. If Cox had continued producing the TD, I might still be using it !!! I also flew an "Otto", with OS FSR .10 ........way too much motor without a...
Forum: Control Lines
08-21-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,780
Posted By ottogiro58

1/2A Throttle Controlled C/L Autogyro

Hi Gang, Does anyone fly a control-line 1/2A (.074 Thunder Tiger or similar) airplane with 3-line throttle control ?? I have a new TT .074 laying around, and want to build an autogyro with...
Forum: AutoGyros
08-20-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,127
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: Direct drive electric prerotator for Autogyros

Hi Jim, I am referring to a direct drive system, where the outrunner/other electric motor is the rotor bearing and prerotator all in one . The idea is to simplify construction, and eliminate any...
Forum: AutoGyros
08-20-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,127
Posted By ottogiro58

Direct drive "outrunner" electric prerotator for Autogyros

Hi Gang, Has anyone actually tried using an outrunner or other type electric motor as a rotor bearing/direct-drive prerotator ?? I would like to hear the results of your experiments.....suggestions...
Forum: AutoGyros
08-15-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,964
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: Rotor head ideas

Hi John, Twin contra-rotating coaxial rotors do not need teetering for stability. Stability is acheived through contra-rotation. Build twin rotors with preset coning angles, use reasonable vertical...
Forum: AutoGyros
08-11-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,017
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: 4 Bladed Teeter Head

Hi Mike, Thanx for posting the cool photos and link. Very clever design. Hope he has good success with his beautiful bird..............Charlie Anderson
Forum: AutoGyros
08-04-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,017
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: 4 Bladed Teeter Head

Hi Emilio, Thanx for the pix of the 4-blade teeter-head gyros. Seemed like a reasonable idea...............glad someone has proven it out........ Charlie Anderson
Forum: AutoGyros
07-31-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,696
Posted By ottogiro58

RE: 5 n 1 on my DAG-1 Autogyro

Hi Dave, Thanx for posting the cool videos..........lots of fun to watch............... Charlie Anderson
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