Broken gyro

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Broken gyro

Post by LPC » 28 Dec 2009, 01:32

Is there any way to cage the directional gyro? It only takes a steep dive or bank and the gyro spins uncontrollably. If the real aircraft didn't have that function then fair enough but it doesn't seem to take much to break it and I would have thought it was a little more rugged than that in reality!?

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Re: Broken gyro

Post by CBris » 28 Dec 2009, 01:38

LPC wrote:Is there any way to cage the directional gyro? It only takes a steep dive or bank and the gyro spins uncontrollably. If the real aircraft didn't have that function then fair enough but it doesn't seem to take much to break it and I would have thought it was a little more rugged than that in reality!?
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Re: Broken gyro

Post by LPC » 28 Dec 2009, 01:58

CBris wrote:
LPC wrote:Is there any way to cage the directional gyro? It only takes a steep dive or bank and the gyro spins uncontrollably. If the real aircraft didn't have that function then fair enough but it doesn't seem to take much to break it and I would have thought it was a little more rugged than that in reality!?
Click the knob
Clicking on the knob doesn't cage the gyro or stop it spinning after a steep bank. In the manual and in the sim it is used for calibration only.

Unless there is another knob?
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Re: Broken gyro

Post by Andrey » 28 Dec 2009, 19:05

Click the mouse wheel :) Suspect that could help.

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Re: Broken gyro

Post by LPC » 28 Dec 2009, 19:31

Andrey wrote:Click the mouse wheel :) Suspect that could help.

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Thank you Andrey - the wheel works :grin:

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Re: Broken gyro

Post by Ron Attwood » 23 Nov 2010, 16:35

Sorry to drag up this old thread but I made a delightful discovery the other day. If you forget to lock it and do a roll, roll in the opposite direction and the spinning gyro stops. Then you lock it and then UNlock it and it works again. :grin:
Just thought I'd share that with you. :wink:
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Re: Broken gyro

Post by sieggie » 23 Nov 2010, 19:40

Ron,

Thank you for dragging this to the top again. I missed this thead and the Gyro problem has been driving me nuts.

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Re: Broken gyro

Post by mos » 26 Nov 2010, 00:00

Andrey wrote:Click the mouse wheel :) Suspect that could help.

Andrey
I have the same problem, and it would be great if you could cake the gyro in the vc (I cant use the the middle mouse button) because:

as I mentioned before (in another topic), I think it's a conflict with the:
EZdok Camera Addon (EZCA) for Microsoft Flight Simulator X:/
Product Features:/

((("Enable and disable mouse look mode with the middle mouse button".)))

(and if I "kill" / disable mouse look mode) then some other strange things happens))
(and for me EZdok Camera, is more important, then one F.......................)
But I still want to figure out haw to cage the Gyro, and still have the EZdok Camera.
mos :grin:

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