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MAVLink Tutorial for Absolute Dummies (Part –I)

Started by Shyam Balasubramanian. Last reply by Asim May 14. 106 Replies

Hi All,I was recently fiddling around the code for a while and decided to create a tutorial out of it so that others may find it useful. If I would have known this knowledge long back, I am sure I…Continue

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Motors not spinning fast enough to take off

Started by Charles Harrington. Last reply by Charles Harrington May 13. 6 Replies

I am new to DIY Drones and to this group. So, if this question would be better off posting somewhere else please let me know.  I recently built a 450 frame quad using a Clone Ardupilot 2.8 flight…Continue

heli that is capable of flying 40 min plus : with camera

Started by andrew cutter. Last reply by Robert Raeder May 11. 3 Replies

Looking for spec and what hardware is needed for a helicopter to fly for 40 min or more using a mission planner (agriculture) . Weight ? motor ?  electric vs gas (vibration). Component brands (blades…Continue

I want to know how the "Follow Me" function..

Started by limhwanhee. Last reply by John R May 4. 1 Reply

Where should I look in the "ArduCopter" source code?And I wonder how it works in detail.Continue

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Comment by Nathaniel Caner on November 26, 2014 at 3:40pm

@Doug,

I am by no means an expert, however I took a look at the MP code looking for anything that might explain this. What I found may have nothing to do with the situation, however it might be a place to start. About 10 days ago there was a commit that added "TFRs" (TemporaryFlightRestrictions). You can browse this code addition  here as well as other history. I see other references recently to TFRs, so I think this is something that the devs have been working on for a while. Hopefully it's just something that made it in to the current release without creating an option to turn it off. I wouldn't be very pleased if I lived in an area that was 'blacked' out by one of these zones.

Hope they give us the option to turn it off soon :)

Have you posted an issue yet, if not post one here?

Regards,

Nathaniel ~KD2DEY

Comment by Richard Kennedy on November 26, 2014 at 2:07pm

Doug

I assume you looked into going to an earlier version?

All I can say oh boy.... here we go.

Comment by Doug Walmsley on November 26, 2014 at 6:31am

@ Nathaniel and @Paul,

This crazy feature can not be turned off.  I went into Configure tab and deselected "Show Airports" and only the broken rings around airports disappeared.

I live inside the outer ring of this large and circle and can barely see anything under it.  This is annoying to say the least.


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Comment by Nathaniel Caner on November 25, 2014 at 6:51pm

@Doug,

I believe that is identifying the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules Area (or the "ADIZ" Air Defense Identification Zone).

I don't think there is a way to disable it. You can turn off the airports, but I don't see a way to disable the display of these zones. It's interesting that it doesn't effect the Flight Planning page, just the Flight Data page. That really makes the Flight Data screen unusable for the Baltimore area in the zone.

Regards,

Nathaniel ~KD2DEY

Comment by Paul G. on November 25, 2014 at 6:27pm

It is the airport overlay, if you hover your pointer over the red circles they will show you the airport name.  Baically to show you when you are close to an airport. You can turn it off in the configuration tab, as detailed in this post:

http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/mission-planner-1-3-2

Comment by Michael Beaubien on November 25, 2014 at 6:11pm

I haven't seen this on mine, maybe a view setting?

Comment by Doug Walmsley on November 25, 2014 at 5:32pm

What is this on my map and how do I turn it off?!?!?

It showed up when I downloaded the latest Mission Planner?

Comment by johnny moritz on October 30, 2014 at 9:48pm

Where do you find the settings in MP ft modes

Comment by Mark Aylward on October 27, 2014 at 1:34pm

ok so now I am stuck at getting the R7008sb to talk to PixHawk for my initial set-up.  Do I get a PPM encoder and use the 8 ports into PixHawk vai the encoder or is there another solution yet?

Comment by Mark Aylward on October 24, 2014 at 1:24pm

Can someone help on my posted question?

http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/arduppm-v2-3-16

 
 
 

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