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Flying over water

Started Nov 10, 2015 0 Replies

Been flying RC for several years and Multirotors for 3. I have read a lot of post where when people say flight performance change when they fly over water. I have thought about this and I remember…Continue

2 of the Motors stop without changing throttle position

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aaron Serafinowicz Sep 17, 2013. 3 Replies

Im trying to see if anyone else has had this problem? Running new APM 2.6 followed all the direction and got to "Getting Off the Ground – Tips for New Operators" and when I spin up the motors 2 of…Continue

APM 2.5 shorting servos?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pieter Aug 11, 2013. 5 Replies

I am having a problem with APM Plane. Here is the background info. Hardware:Turnegy 9xFinwig plane with electronics from Finwig (Built plane first and everything works)APM 2.5 with power module…Continue

 

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Tudor Thomas @ Maps Made Easy commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"We have had a lot of feedback from users that have found that our calculated results are generally within 1% of RTK measured values and are almost always within 2%. We can't speak to the accuracy of other services but the key to getting…"
Jul 5, 2016
Jesse James Lawrence commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"Can anyone comment on comparing the accuracy of volumetric calculations between mme and dronedeploy (or other cloud based software). I'm currently evaluating the two by comparing the same data set and getting wildly different results (mme aprox…"
Jul 4, 2016
Aaron Serafinowicz commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post APM:Plane 3.6.0 released
"Is anyone have problems with futaba r7008sb receiver? Running firmware 3.5 I had no issues but now after upgrading to 3.6 I get a no receiver error. Downgraded and error went away. Also after going back to 3.5.75 can not configure the wing control…"
Jun 30, 2016
Aaron Serafinowicz posted a discussion

Flying over water

Been flying RC for several years and Multirotors for 3. I have read a lot of post where when people say flight performance change when they fly over water. I have thought about this and I remember one thing my flight instructor taught me about landing when there was a lake at the end of the runway. I had to go back and look it up to make sure I had it right because it's been a few years but sure enough it's all there. Now I'm not saying this has a major affect on Multirotors more so on…See More
Nov 10, 2015
Aaron Serafinowicz replied to Erik's discussion Feiyu-Tech Gimbal and pixhawk
"Were you able to figure out the ROI feature? I have complete control of the gimbal when flying manual but in a auto mission the ROI feature does not tilt the camera. Its mounted in a Iris+"
Nov 8, 2015
Aaron Serafinowicz replied to Justin H.'s discussion Quarry mapping in the group Terrain/Surface Mapping
"What settings did you have the GP on? PIX4D?"
Nov 4, 2015

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Dwgsparky commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"Great, I will use this workflow as soon as the weather improves. good job and you explanation videos are very useful, I joined yesterday"
Apr 8, 2015
Tudor Thomas @ Maps Made Easy commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"For comparison's sake and with Aaron's permission, we did a sample using a basemap to do the georeferencing.  If you are going to judge a map's accuracy by how it lines up with a basemap, you might as well use that basemap as the…"
Apr 7, 2015
Aaron Serafinowicz commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"Excellent! This is a win-win. It lets me know the areas I can work on to improve my input. I'll try a little more waypoint averaging and check and compare elevation settings. I am also testing a 2 axis gimbal to keep the camera…"
Apr 7, 2015
Tudor Thomas @ Maps Made Easy commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"Aaron, Yes, we certainly made some adjustments yesterday that resulted in a flatter models in our Geotagged Image and Manual Georeferencing workflows.  These modifications are permanent. We had been accepting our outputs as being pretty good,…"
Apr 7, 2015
Aaron Serafinowicz commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"Not sure what the team at mapsmadeeay.com did yesterday but I started getting emails that my map was processing, then finished and processing again. I think this was a total of 4 times. Went in to look at the map this morning there are significant…"
Apr 7, 2015
Tudor Thomas @ Maps Made Easy commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"We would be glad to take a look at some of the Pixhawk data files if anyone is interested in passing them along. We have an online log file viewer that doesn't require the upload of any files to be used.  It provides a quick way to view…"
Apr 6, 2015
Aaron Serafinowicz commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"Glad it was of some use. I used the Pixhawk FC and trigger on distance with a Canon S100 for this flight then use the log to geotag the pictures. The data logger sounds promising for the other flight controllers like DJI that don't allow you to…"
Apr 6, 2015
Tudor Thomas @ Maps Made Easy commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"Aaron, Thanks for the writeup! We will look into the cause of that offset. Clearly that is not supposed to be there! It looks like there was a bit of curvature to the created model that was pulling the edges in. But, if the other services can do it,…"
Apr 6, 2015
Kyomo Jung commented on Aaron Serafinowicz's blog post Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions
"Thanks for your sharing experience."
Apr 6, 2015
Aaron Serafinowicz posted a blog post

Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions

The above picture was done with Skycatch online processing.With the different cloud processing out there for maps I have tried several of them with different results and wanted to write what I have experienced. I ran a data set through mapsmadeeasy.com with and without GCPs.  I have had great success with…See More
Apr 5, 2015

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About Me:
IT Specialist
Member of KY-TN UAV Group.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I Have always been interested in robotics, R/C Airplanes, and over the last 12 years UAV's.
Hometown:
Orange City, FL

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Cloud based UAV mapping with and without GCPs different solutions

Posted on April 5, 2015 at 7:51pm 11 Comments

The above picture was done with Skycatch online processing.

With the different cloud processing out there for maps I have tried several of them with different results and wanted to write what I have experienced. I ran a data set through mapsmadeeasy.com…

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Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 5:06pm on March 21, 2015, Gledson Reis said…

Please, Can you help me. I have canon s100 with CHDK

Is it possible share the set up of CHDK

Thank you

At 5:07pm on March 21, 2015, Gledson Reis said…

I put on the FX-61

At 7:08am on March 23, 2015, Aaron Serafinowicz said…

Hope this helps

My Setup

S100 CHDK Script:
https://github.com/diydrones/ardupilot/tree/master/Tools/CHDK-Scripts/Cannon%20S100

Follow Flight Planning in the manual
http://3drobotics.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/AeroM-Operation-Manual-v3.pdf

70% Frontal overlap
60% side overlap

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