3 Replies to “AB412 style head development pic”

  1. That is awesome do you made also one for the Huey? How do you counter the weight or does this not affecting the collective

    1. Thank you! I will definitely be making one for the Huey (this is my favorite heli), but I have to finish the twin AB412 lever for my friends first. I guess it wouldn’t take too long, as the head is ready and there are only a few minor upgrades to a single engine lever needed to convert it to a twin one. The weight is countered with rubber bands (upgraded lever has a mount for them), they work pretty well, lever movements are very smooth, as smooth as a simple collective which is very lightweight. You can see rubber bands mounted ton the lever on this pic:

      The idea is you counter a weight of the head with rubber bands, and then use the tensioner to provide just a tiny bit of friction, so the lever will barely hold when released. This way you get super smooth movements.

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