The MIA EZ™ Gyro 1.0, RC Autogyro, while sophisticated in design, is an high performance, easy to fly and highly durable RC Gyrocopter operated by weight-shift control via servo link control to the rotor, this is called "Indirect Control" set by MIA Weight-Shift RC Microlight Design Standards.
This unique RC model is designed for electric-power and is based on modern-day full scale Bensen autogyro architecture, for simplicity and efficiency.
It is assembled, set up and flown, very much like the real thing, but in scale, via radio control, simpler and also much quicker.
The Kit comes with MIA's typical "Kit Contents Checklist", which ensures that the kit has been shipped complete.
Assembly and Tools
As typical of MIA Kit Products, this kit comes as a "Bolt-On Kit" and requires assembly with a small Phillips screwdriver. Build time depends on user skill, but should take you no more than one or couple of evenings, if you are familiar with RC models and follow the Videos and Step by Step Instructions, provided with the kits. The assembly follows this sequence: Frame, LG, Seat, Rotor, Stabilizers, Servos, Links, Setup.
Technical Product Support
Should you have any questions, during the assembly and setup, Mario I. Arguello (MIA), the designer, is available for technical support via our Contact Us page.
This is an awesome! 24" rotor size model, suitable for flying outdoor, preferably in calm-weather. While the model can also be flown in indoor hangers or arenas, it will perform much better in an open un-obstructed area, where you can explore the control with ample room to correct any mistake, while learning to fly “weight-shift”.
Its exceptional performance is due to its light-weight design, construction and little power required to get going. The model will loop by re-locating the center of mass with respect to the "hang point". It will perform tight turns and recover from stalls and pull-out from hard dives, with ease and precision, even at low altitude, provided the model is set up properly, according to the supplied instructions and with some practice.
We have put together, an matched "High Efficiency Power and Control Electronics Package", we highly recommend you purchase with this model. It includes all the components required to power and control the model, so that it performs just as in all our videos.
In order to fly this model, a programmable 4-6 channel transmitter with matching receiver and a 2S to 3S 500-800 mAh Li-Pol battery and charger is required. This is typically supplied by the user.
The Seat, body and stabilizers are made from white polyethelyne, for durability and ease of painting. Leave it as white or decorate to your choice. This has no effect on performance.
We use Krylon brand for plastics aerosol paints, in light coats, to color the model as shown on this page to the left. Use this as a reference for how the model looks in various colors. Finish decorating with the supplied stickers after the paint has dried completely.