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Old 08-16-2019, 01:33 AM
shefferm shefferm is offline
 
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Default Add-on Autopilot

I plan to add Dynon auto pilot, including 2 servos to my already flying RV-7
Is it possible to install the wing servo just by using the inspection panel?
Anybody tried that?

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Old 08-16-2019, 03:21 AM
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My brother added auto pilot to his flying 9A. He actually mounted the servo in the wing tip. Then installed a pushrod in to the bellcrank.
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Old 08-16-2019, 04:24 AM
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Default Added servo in right wing

Good day,

I added the roll servo in the right wing through the inspection panel.
Wasn?t a hard job at all. In fact one of the easier installations I?ve made.
Just followed the instructions
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Old 08-16-2019, 06:48 AM
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Default Dynon Roll Servo

Mike,

I did just that- mounted the Dynon roll servo through the existing inspection panel on the bottom of the right wing.
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Old 08-16-2019, 06:50 AM
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Many have done it. Easy peasy!
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Old 08-16-2019, 07:20 AM
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Me too, no problem mounting through inspection access hole.
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