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Old 09-25-2019, 07:17 PM
NinerBikes NinerBikes is offline
 
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I have just went thru this same process of adding a roll servo to my RV-12. I had to order the bracket kit from Vans. AP 12 bracket kit. I saved a lot of money ordering the servo direct from Dynon. I suggest you also get a momentary switch and capacitor from another source. I did not want the pitch servo. You can email me should you have further questions. Mike
Thoughts for bypassing the pitch servo? Fighting air currents, lift and drop, up an down?
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Old 09-25-2019, 09:34 PM
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I went on a long cross country flight once with the autopilot turned on. There were scattered clouds that caused up and down drafts. The D-180 was constantly asking me to adjust the trim so the pitch servo would not have to work so hard. So I turned the pitch function off and let the plane go up and down with the drafts. There was no more climbing or descending trying to hold a constant altitude. It made for a much more pleasant flight. If the average altitude eventually became too high or low, I would adjust the throttle slightly.
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