"Gear Safe" Landing Gear Failsafe System
with Retract/Brake valve combo programming built in
When was the last time you had to land with your landing gear up and skidded to a stop on the aircraft's belly because you had an air leak and didn't know it?
This scenario usually results in costly repairs. Not only will the "Gear Safe" put the gear down for you in the event of a leak, preventing such accidents, but it also will alert you to any potential leaks in your aircraft's air system before the leak becomes large enough to cause problems. Our Gear Sentry Plus is simply the "smartest" air system monitoring/Failsafe gear extension unit available for model aircraft today. Check out all the features below.
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Retract system failsafe and monitoring
Combo Retract/brake valve programming included
Unit installs between the receiver and the retract servo or gear sequencer.
Very small size: 2.25"Lx1.75"Wx3/8"T. Weight: 1.2 oz.
Power and signal from receiver via retract channel
CPU draws only 5mA when in program mode
Pressure input via standard 1/16" I.D. air hose connection
System features include:
Gear extension "failsafe".
System leak detection.
User friendly 2 button programming.
Fully programmable "failsafe" and "low" pressure ("leak") detection settings.
Optional audible alarm upon activation of "failsafe" condition (standard unit only).
Unit has indicators for low air pressure condition, letting the pilot know if he has forgot to charge the system or if there is a leak that would cause an un-safe flight condition.
Unit will not allow retraction of gear unless safe (user programmed) air pressure is in system.
Once failsafe has been activated, gear will not retract until safe pressure has been returned to system, and the gear switch is in the "down" position.
Gear switch safety system will not allow the gear to retract in the event of an accidental "gear up" switch when transmitter is turned on. The unit must receive a valid "gear down switch" position from the receiver before the gear can be retracted. This feature may be disabled if desired or if your gear sequencer has this feature.
Unit compatible with all radios
Futaba 2.4 low voltage system compatible when used thru a power box.
Combo Retract/Brake valve programming built into the unit. No programming in the Gear Safe required for the combo Retract/Brake valves to be used. All programming in the transmitter via channel mixing.