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APM Controlled Gimbal is Jumpy

Started by Dave Smith. Last reply by Keith Geary yesterday. 5 Replies

I am working on stabilizing my mapping camera using the built-in gimbal function and it is very jumpy/stepping in the roll axis.  I do not notice it in the pitch axis. I have tried three…Continue

Crow flaperons on APM 2.5 successful!

Started by k.rusydi85. Last reply by Marc MERLIN on Saturday. 3 Replies

Hello people,Posted here couple days ago regarding setting flaps more specifically crow flaps into APM2.5. Today after tinkering with the code finally a breakthrough.I can set the innerboard surfaces…Continue

Tags: apm2.5, apm, flaperons, flaps, crow

New Problem- Dead Stick in all modes except Manual

Started by Hayden Wilson. Last reply by Hayden Wilson Jul 24. 4 Replies

Hey Everyone.Thanks for the help with sorting out the elevon mixing so that the plane autocorrects in the correct direction.I now have a new problem. When I am in Manual mode the plane responds to…Continue

I'd like to replace imu of ardupilot mega 2.5 by another rs232 imu(AHRS). Can you help me?

Started by uuasin Jul 23. 0 Replies

I'd like to replace imu of ardupilot mega 2.5 by another rs232 imu. Can you help me?Hello, everyoneI'm new here. I'm stay in Thailand (asia).I'd like to replace imu of ardupilot mega 2.5 by another…Continue

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Comment by eric on July 8, 2014 at 7:53am

I bought a skywalker with apm 2.6 & fpv, I learned the basics of piloting aircraft manual. I would take a few days of training to learn the basic use of mission planner and apm 2.6 against remuneration. I am ready to move me in europe and to provide the material, I have not found anyone in France for training so if you can provide me with this please do not hesitate to contact me

Comment by Dave Smith on June 26, 2014 at 8:37am
What you are describing doesn't sound right, but I think the arming function is worth a shot.
Comment by Kobus on June 26, 2014 at 6:48am

I am using old firmware 2.74 to be precise 

so what you think I should do is upgrade the firmware and then use this setting?

Comment by Dave Smith on June 26, 2014 at 6:24am

There sure is. It was added not long ago. You can arm from the console or by holding the rudder to the right for a couple seconds. Use setting "1", which is "THR_MIN PWM when disarmed". I would go ahead and allow rudder arming as well. If you just decide to go fly without your GCS, you will want to be able to arm the motor.

Comment by Kobus on June 26, 2014 at 5:33am

@Dave Smith

Hi Dave thanks for the reply

I switch my radio on first then plug plane

then I wait until plane has got solid blue for gps lock

then I go to mission planner and click connect

motor starts up for a couple of seconds and then stops

I dont think there is a "arming" feature for planes?

Comment by Dave Smith on June 26, 2014 at 5:07am

I have seen mine do this if I boot up the APM without the radio being on first. Also, are you using the "arming" feature in the APM?
Comment by Kobus on June 26, 2014 at 4:31am


When I connect to my ground station my plane's motor starts to run for about 3 seconds and then stops again.

I don't know how to fix this problem, it is very dangerous 

If some one knows how to fis this please help

Its and apm 2.6

Comment by Owais Bukhari on June 4, 2014 at 12:45pm
Can auto tuning feature in APM2.6 stabilize the quadrotor if its one rotor is failed?
Means quadrotor flying with three rotors. Is it possible? Kindly help.
Comment by Ravi on June 1, 2014 at 7:44pm

to control throw in auto mode or FBW mode. lower the values of rll2servo_imax and ptch2rvo_imax parameters. do not lower than 500.

Comment by turdsurfer on June 1, 2014 at 2:17am

What is the proper method to limit the control throws in Arduplane for an airframe with large control throws (e.g. a 3D plane as an extreme example)?

Should I lower the P gains, or should I put my transmitter into low rates and calibrate it like that in MP?


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