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Tilting rotor


I'm a care bear...Really?
I know I'm a noob when it comes to rc planes and such and I'm in the process of building my first autogyro. My question is this, why do people build the rotors with a hinge so they can lean left or right? Is it really a necessity or can I just make mine into a elevon type of control?

Ak Flyer

Fly the wings off
Because the rotor disc is the wing, you need to change the attitude of the disc to turn. It's going to be like a fixed pitch helicopter in that respect. You use throttle and elevator to affect altitude and pitch changes but unless you have elevons way out on the ends I don't think you will have enough control.