Flying/Tuning Planes (279)

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Oooh, interesting times. I was planning on building a long range FPV rig for use this summer, to attempt some extremely long flights here i…

Started by Euan Ramsay

0 Jan 26

RTL without Rudder

I am building conventional plane (not flying wing) which i have ailerons and elevator, but wish to omit the rudder (to save weight and comp…

Started by Rob Swynnerton

2 Jan 6
Reply by Gary Mortimer

Learning to Fly...Without crashing the plane

I bought a Twinstar II and set it up with brushless motors.  I have a Fly 5 Flight stick and I am controlling it using mission planner / ap…

Started by Brandon

2 Dec 14, 2013
Reply by Gary Mortimer

Return to Home at failsafe, THEN deploy parachute whan at home. Is it possible with APM?

Does anyone know how set the APM to return to Home AND then command a servo when at home? in this case, it will be a parachute servo... Thi…

Started by Mauricio

4 Dec 14, 2013
Reply by Mauricio

Bixler crash, unable to figure out the reason.

Hi ,        Bixler (RTF , everything premade by 3DR) was crashed in first flight, while in the stabilize mode after flying good for more th…

Started by Anand S. Biradar

3 Dec 8, 2013
Reply by Anand S. Biradar

Skywalker build, APM parameters

Hi, I new to the forum, its great to be here. I am finishing my skywalker build and i am writing parameters for AUTO missions and I was wo…

Started by Jean Gabriel Taboada

0 Nov 21, 2013

Controller Overview

Hey all, I'm quite new to this forum. I think everybody saw this image on the left. For those who don't these are the roll and pich control…

Started by Masu

0 Nov 20, 2013

Airspeed sensor causes altitude drop in RTL

Every time when airspeed sensor is activated and you try RTL the plane starts to descent and would hit ground if not switched to manual and…

Started by Veikko Vierola

17 Nov 17, 2013
Reply by Patrick Leschinski

APM Doesn't Hold Altitude, Airspeed and Bad Compass Health

Hello, I recently built a skyhunter and transplanted my APM electronics to it from another airframe that has since been retired (due to a c…

Started by Zach Bower

2 Nov 15, 2013
Reply by Wesley Versfeld

FBW-A lethargic

I'm new to the ArduPilot, and trying to tune gains for the first time. I've got the plane flying pretty well in stab mode, but when I switc…

Started by Kevin Jones

18 Nov 12, 2013
Reply by Kevin Jones


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