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Robird G31 fbl gyro and newest firmware update version 0.98

Exciting new fbl controller for everything from sport to scale and 3D flying!

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Robird G31 fbl gyro and newest firmware update version 0.98

Exciting new fbl controller for everything from sport to scale and 3D flying!

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Rotormast V-22 Osprey – Part I

I was a Marine in the 70s, and had the good fortune to be assigned as an Avionics technician on the AV8A Harrier. I was responsible for the maintenance and repair of the "Autostab system" which while not officially an autopilot, was there to help the pilot maintain safe hovering flight. As a result, any modern model that can transition from hover to forward flight, (and back), is going to get my total attention! Not to mention that the V-22 is the current state of the art deployment method for Marines in the field. This model was a must for my interests and passions!

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Rotormast V-22 Osprey – Part II

V-22 Osprey model produced by Mr. Tom Mast is the only one in the world that I am aware of which can successfully hover, perform transitional flight with the rotor nacelle angle at different tilt angles and convert into airplane mode for forward flight. Tom Mast invested four years into the engineering and testing his V-22 scale model and then formed Rotormast, LLC to distribute this machine. Tom's knowledge of tilt rotors comes from his career as an engineer at Bell Helicopter in Texas, where the full-size V-22 is designed and built.

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Rotormast V-22 Osprey – Part III

The V22 Osprey model produced by Mr. Tom Mast is the only one in the world I am aware of which can successfully hover, perform conversion flight with the rotor nacelle at different tilt angles, and then convert into airplane mode for forward flight. Tom is very knowledgeable about tilt-rotors because he is also an engineer at Bell Helicopter in Texas, where the full-size V22 is designed and built.

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