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Old 08-29-2009, 09:00 AM   #107 (permalink)
halley
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Originally Posted by rotary65 View Post
Powering off and powering back up resets it and it's good to go. No doubt that the gyro needs to be perfectly still until fully initialized and I'm careful when plugging in the battery, but it still seems to happen very often.
I have found that switching to RATE MODE momentarily works well. In HH mode, any little twitch can make the gyro think a correction is required, and the gyro will give more and more correction in the vain hope that it can undo that little twitch. (You're motionless on the ground, so no amount of correction is going to help.)

I take it further: switch to RATE MODE until my headspeed is up for takeoff. No more twitches, so no more pirouettes.
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