The Futaba GY Gyro was considered by most to be the best all round RC Helicopter gyro on the market FUTABA GY INSTRUCTION MANUAL. HKB is a gyro with function of dual rate and head lock, which designed for more prominent to use digital servo, It’s recommended that you use futaba Browse Futaba GY Gyro withSmm Technology owner’s manuals, user guides, instructional help documents & operating information to learn more about your.

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The tail rotor servo is plugged into the output lead from the gyro.

The Futaba GY401 Gyro

Then plug the 1 wire connector into channel 5 labeled ‘Gear’ – make sure the yellow wire is on the signal side. You may want it faster or slower so change the value appropiately.

Tutaba instructions with most gyros say to use a much longer distance however I found it to work best at around 13mm. The “direction” DIP switch is set such that movement of the nose of the model to the left counter clockwise causes the gyro to supply a right tail rotor command to the servo. Futaba GY Gyro.

You cannot use this to prevent linkage binding. Do not disturb the rudder. Miniature trimmers and switches are used with the GY to reduce its.

This operation returns the. Make sure the guides are aligned for gutaba resistance. Angular Vector Control System gyro developed for model. Hold the tail rotor stick full right and pull the control rod all the way forward.


After many years, the Futaba GY Gyro used to be the bench mark gyro that all others were judged. A higher value will make the heli pirouette faster and a lower value will make the tail slower. Next check that the front link is centered with the ball on the futabaa arm. Comments to this Manuals Your Name. In the AVCS mode, the servo does not return to the neutral position even. Vibration is the cause of low gain settings. When turning on the. Compact size 27x27x20mm and light weight 27g realized by.

The GY worked well in almost every single rotor bird out there from size electrics up to 52cc gas or MW54 powered turbine monsters with rotor diameters approaching 2 meters. I also use a JR Ball link resizing tool to remove unecessary resistance from manjal ball links.

FUTABA GY401 Instruction Manual

Also make sure the trims are centered. Don’t show me this message again. Quick Start Guide for the GY Manuwl you the tail wags in a hover then decrease the gain. The delay trimmer should remain at 0.

Also as with all heading hold gyros you have to wait for the gyro to initialize after power up before you can move the helicopter. Are you considering getting an Esky V2 micro heli? This adjustment only effects how fast the tail moves your pirouette rate. With transmitter and receiver turned on, watch the red LED on the gyro after the gyro initializes. Pull the link as far forward as it can go then adjust the ‘Limit’ control on the top of the gyro so that the ball on the servo vyro centers with the link.


The large range of heli size usage and outstanding performance futabaa why the GY outsold every other performance gyro on the market.

Futaba GY Gyro withSmm Technology User Manuals & Repair Guides – Fixya

Please write to Futaba if you feel that. I ghro many people who started with a Futaba GY gyro in a small size electric knowing one day they wanted to get into a larger electric or nitro powered heli. It may or may not initialize correctly depending on where the position you have the GEAR switch remember this is now the switch that will control the gyro.

The helicopter model and engine must be running smoothly. Those pilots wishing to use rate or normal can adjust that gain in the same manner as for AVCS, though the gain select switch will be thrown in the opposite direction than for AVCS.

Inhibit janual preprogrammed gyro software in the transmitter. Connect the one with 3 to the rudder channel of the receiver labeled ‘Rudd’. Add to my manuals Add.