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Drone flies in path of LAPD helicopter, pilot arrested

Started by Darius Jack. Last reply by Jason 3 hours ago. 4 Replies

fromhttp://www.foxla.com/news/local-news/13065821-story"HOLLYWOOD, Calif (FOX 11 / CNS) - A man who allegedly flew a drone in a…Continue

What laptop are you using with Mission Planner?

Started by DG. Last reply by Emin Bu yesterday. 11 Replies

My laptop is dead; i5 HP 17". The family is tired of me borrowing theirs. After using Tower for the last several weeks and discovering "issues", I decided to go back to lugging around a laptop or…Continue

Test Stand Setup?

Started by Robert Giordano. Last reply by Darius Jack yesterday. 44 Replies

I've put together a test stand for my 450 class quadcopter running APM 2.6/Arducopter 3.2. After a recent crash where my quad suddenly fell out of the sky, I want to run some tests on the stand,…Continue

APM negative altitude

Started by Antti Latva. Last reply by Antti Latva on Monday. 3 Replies

Like the title says i am getting negative altitudes trying to fly my APM 2.5 hexa. I admit it has taken a few hits in the past but the problem appeared suddenly after successfully flying it the day…Continue

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Comment by Richard Kennedy on June 7, 2015 at 6:12pm

@DG Yes I have a Taranis! Like the way it hooks on the lip of the antenna base great design.  Perfect man thanks!!!!

Comment by DG on June 7, 2015 at 6:01pm

I should have asked if you have a Taranis :)

That was a link to the adapter. You still need the main bracket mount.

http://www.evolution3d.com/flysky-fs-th9x-lcd-monitor-mount.asp

Comment by DG on June 7, 2015 at 5:58pm

@ Richard Kennedy

I bought a monitor bracket for my Taranis from Evolution3D. It is high quality. They also make mounts for tablets and phones here

http://www.evolution3d.com/tablet-smartphone-adapters.asp

Comment by Richard Kennedy on June 7, 2015 at 2:16pm

@ Fernando Yes your gonna want to get a 3s.

Comment by Richard Kennedy on June 7, 2015 at 1:40pm

Anyboy know of a good product to hold a cell phone or small tablet to a TX handle?

Comment by Fernando Calatayud on May 29, 2015 at 9:50am

Hi Everyone, i´m new in building Quadcopters, just last week i ordered all that i need to build my first one and today found out that i ordered the wrong battery (i think).


Lipo 2 cell 7.4v 2650mAh nanotech Turnigy, instead of a 3 cell.


Can i power (fly) my F450 Apm 2.6 with this battery or definitely i need to buy the 3 cell battery.


Thanks in advance to the community

Comment by Aaron Wilson on May 22, 2015 at 8:53pm

Hi all from Portland Oregon, I have a quad I have put together with the HKPilot micro APM and was having good success at tuning in the, stable flight, altHold, loiter etc............... then did an update or something and now it doesnt see my GPS and the GPS gets very warm.

I am wondering if someone can point me to a group/forum for this FC from HK.

One of my issues is that I am an electronics technician of 30 years and have been playing in the nerd/geek world forever (basic stamp, pic...) and might be having the issue of not seeing the forest through the trees.

Comment by DG on May 18, 2015 at 8:54pm

HELP!

I lost my OTG cable for the 3DR radio, so went to order 3 of them, another radio then went to check out and got this:

Does anyone know of a U.S. source that sells the cable and separate radios? I need them right away.

Thanks.

Comment by Thomas Stanley-Jones on April 14, 2015 at 7:05am
Comment by Thomas Stanley-Jones on April 14, 2015 at 6:26am

Has anyone made a pdf or some other printable version of the Arducopter/Arduplane manuals?  I would like to print a manual for reference, or at the very least have an offline copy of it.  All my flights our out of cell coverage.  And when my laptop is running Mission Planner, I don't want to be switching back and forth between it and a browser.

 
 
 

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