Flying/Tuning Mulitcopters (284)

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Auto-retracting tether for testing large octocopter

Anyone have experience with a relatively long (~20 ft) restraining tether that will keep light tension on the line to minimize risk of tang…

Started by George Finlay

3 on Thursday
Reply by Chris Anderson

Standard PID Settings

Hi Guys,  My Y6B copter wasn't fly yet. and right know i was concerning about its mass. What is the recommended PID Tuning Setting for Y6…

Started by ShafieMukhre

1 Sep 7
Reply by ShafieMukhre

Arducopter starts to circle and crashes

Hi there Today my copter crashed after some fpw flying while parked in loiter mode (10/15m alt). It started to fly circles (aprox 5m diame…

Started by andreas kellermann

9 Sep 4
Reply by Bob, N4PSK

Obvious compass problem? Crash in Auto

I'm new on the forum so maybe I'm posting in the wrong section. Yesterday I was out flying with my Tri and tried the mission planner for th…

Started by Philip Johansson

4 Sep 3
Reply by Philip Johansson

FLIP 360, FLIP FPV and QAV 250 - PID's Settings

Hello!Since I'm new at building quads, I thought this info might come handy to others like me that own either a FLIP FPV or a Flip 360 with…

Started by Guerrilla Drone

1 Sep 1
Reply by Kris

Tuning for a newbie pilot

Hi, I have have some time up flying in Loiter & started flying in alt hold mode. Also performed an autotune the other day. Trying to…

Started by Todd

0 Aug 24

Calibrate individual motors in through APM Planner 2.0.14

I have one motor that is running slower than the others.  In my OpenPilot CC3D board, there was a way to calibrate individual motors throug…

Started by Todd Bocik

0 Aug 24

Setting up my APM2.6

I am very new to APM but not to quads. I am surprised to find that when I lift into the air the quad rotates fast (anticlockwise).  The con…

Started by Peter Hardy-Atkins

3 Aug 12
Reply by Dave

Flight time vs. battery life

Does anyone know the correlation between hovering time, flight time, and battery life on a copter? How much of the battery will be used jus…

Started by Kate

50 Aug 11
Reply by Guy Michrowski

Recovery procedures?

This may be the wrong place to ask but I wasn't sure it fit anywhere else. I got a new Blade 350QX(I know it's not a DIY) and was flying i…

Started by Bryan McWhirt

0 Aug 10

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