Well, that was quite the article. Definitely puts some aspects of space combat into perspective.
That little tidbit about bigger ships not being as slow as they look made me chuckle. Acceleration is what contributes to that stigma, I think.
Overall, I like the idea of utilizing gyroscopes as much as we can. Most personal ships I imagine will be quite small, so generating enough power to maneuver them quickly and accurately with gyroscopes should be a trifle.
"The best solution to a problem is usually the easiest one." - GLaDOS