Futaba GY Pdf User Manuals. View online or download Futaba GY Instruction Manual. Nstruction, Anual • Read online or download PDF • Futaba GY User Manual. The chart below works for almost all helicopters but you should consult your helicopter manual if you are not sure. Note that I have seen.

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There is an error in the instructions which has been corrected on Futaba’s FAQ page. If you do not know why the mix is there you can inhibit it by pressing the ‘clear’ button at the bottom right of the radio.

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The gyro could be set for the wrong type servo. The black wires of every mwnual all should be on the same side of the receiver. I fly smooth 3D and prefer the slower rotation rate. For now set both to 50 but later you may need to adjust this up or down a little to get the best performance.

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It will take about 3 seconds for the gyro to initialize. Standard Rate mode Move the Gear switch down position 1. The blue label on the gyro needs to be either up or down. This would be maual simple for Futaba to have done and would save some confusion. Do not tie the soft rubber line down to the helicopter, close to the gyro.


For the first second the light will blink slow. Look at the picture on the right.

This tells the radio that you want to control the Gear channel of the receiver by using the switch on the radio that is labeled Gear. Use a real email address or you will not be granted access to the site. And the tail control rod link needs to be disconnected from the tail servo arm. The bottom picture on the left also shows another way to look at it, the control lever is parallel to the tail shaft. If all of this checks good then continue to step Look at the light: Note the color of this light.

Just hold it on top of the ball. Move the nose of the helicopter left and verify the trailing edge of the tail blades move to the right.

With it in this position the gyro will be in heading hold with the gear switch up position 0. Once you get the link amnual free from resistance as you can, you need find a position for servo arm. If everything was okay then the light on the gyro will momentarily change to violet. I’ve never setup a Futaba tail gyro; any ideas?

Adjust the guides to acheive the least resistance. When you mount the gyro, use the supplied foam tape. If not, hold the button down to enter setup mode. When you move the rudder stick to the right, it will move the trailing edge gy20 the tail blades to the right side of the helicopter. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait.


On a larger class 50 size it might be in the 80 to range. For small class helis use the thin foam pad. It is great they did this so you do not get mixed up. Also note that I added a slight bend to the front section of the tail control rod so that the link is at the same height as the ball on the servo arm.

For a small heli, class ex.

The color of this 4-Blink indicates the mode it is in. Watch the light on the gyro, when you move the rudder stick from center, the light needs to change from a solid color to a flashing violet. In the picture you see the link it bent down, the 90 degree angle is in reference to the unbent part of the tail control rod. The gyro repeats a ‘2 blink’.

Click on the photo on the left to see the other two connections. One direction will be blue and the other direction is red. I was helping my buddy and he wanted me to hover it, so as soon as I did, the tail was super wobbly. Please click one of the Quick Reply icons in the posts above to activate Quick Reply. This will tell you the current mode the gyro is in.