Alastair Seggie
  • Male
  • Scotland
  • United Kingdom
Share Twitter

Alastair Seggie's Friends

  • Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk
  • Jani Hirvinen
  • Skydog222
  • Jason Short
  • Alex
  • malcolm churn
  • Randy
  • Chris Anderson

Alastair Seggie's Groups

Alastair Seggie's Discussions

Manned Multi copter flight

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlie Froschauer Jul 4, 2013. 3 Replies

Has anyone else seen this? http://www.e-volo.com/Home.html It was in the Elektor newsletter. The Multicopter has 16 motors which to be…Continue

Tags: Flight, Multicopter, Manned

Bootloader for 2560

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Krader Jul 28, 2011. 7 Replies

Hi AllWhat bootloader should I be using for a 2560, I just changed the processor chip on my APM from a 1280 to a 2560.AlastairContinue

Upload succeeded, but verify failed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brent Aug 9, 2011. 11 Replies

Hi I am having a few issues uploading the firmware using the APM mission planner for some reason something is not working right. I am have tried various code AC 2.0.35 and APM 2.2.1And now the code…Continue

A few questions regarding the Arducopter traditional Heli development

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alastair Seggie Jul 12, 2011. 3 Replies

Hi AllFirstly is this the correct place for discussing traditional Helicopters? I only ask as I seem to remember when I joined DIYD there was a Topic called "Traditional Helis"A little about my self.…Continue

 

Alastair Seggie's Page

Latest Activity

Pedro Capredoni replied to Alastair Seggie's discussion Mission Planner WIKI
"Hi, where I can modify the parameters of auto land and auto take off??  Theres some guide to the commands involved in a waypoint?  "
Jul 15, 2013
Charlie Froschauer replied to Alastair Seggie's discussion Manned Multi copter flight
"This very cool! We at Lift Off UAV are working on Quad copter that will carry two people for up to 1 hour!"
Jul 4, 2013
mazdarick commented on Alastair Seggie's blog post Flight Mode Switching on a Futaba 9ZAP/ZHP
"Great tutorial. I'll have to give it a try with my 9z. Thanks for the help."
May 24, 2013
Mark commented on Alastair Seggie's blog post Flight Mode Switching on a Futaba 9ZAP/ZHP
"hmmm although it can be accomplished seems like alot of switch positions to remember while flying. Very good informaiton and well executed "
Jan 1, 2013

Wiki Ninja
Stephen Roach replied to Alastair Seggie's discussion Mission Planner WIKI
"I know several of the Mission Planner screens have a 'WIKI' link in the top right. I find this extremely usefull.   Is it possible for the MP developers to add a 'WIKI' link to every MP screen? This would be an excellent…"
Nov 21, 2012
ECODRONES replied to Alastair Seggie's discussion Mission Planner WIKI
"Hi Alastair,More than 12 months later, I will has the same doubts about Mission Planner. The WIKI is glitch, and we discovery few features we self or, sometimes, with few crashes at field... sad!Simply there aren't a step by step, about how…"
Nov 19, 2012
Scott Berfield replied to Alastair Seggie's discussion RC TX RX Range test
"I have a beeper on mine that beeps twice on arming. Could use that, I suppose, "
Nov 9, 2012
Alastair Seggie replied to Alastair Seggie's discussion RC TX RX Range test
"Jon I never got a satisfactory answer. Shortly after this I changed to 2.4Ghz. Alastair"
Nov 9, 2012
Jon von Weymarn replied to Alastair Seggie's discussion RC TX RX Range test
"Hi Alastair, I was also wondering about this. I'm surprised no one has commented... Anyhow, have you found any info about this or figured out yourself how range testing is best done?"
Nov 9, 2012
Alastair Seggie left a comment for Alastair Seggie
"Hi Kristan   No I am just at the beginning of all of this and with a one year old I don;t get much time to indulge my hobbies perhaps one day!   Alastair"
Nov 28, 2011
Kristian left a comment for Alastair Seggie
"Morning Alistair, cheers for the comments on the floorink site, do you see yourself joining in with the shoot strait down AP? If so let me know, I'm going to build a commission based gallery for it."
Nov 28, 2011
Kristian left a comment for Alastair Seggie
"Thanks Alastair, It's the main reason I'm getting in to Drones, images will look great shot off a Dslr. Kristian"
Nov 17, 2011
Alastair Seggie left a comment for Kristian
"Hi Kristan   the Floorink site is great what a fantastic Idea some times I am just amazed just how creative some people are.   Alastair"
Nov 15, 2011

Moderator
Michael Pursifull replied to Alastair Seggie's discussion Manned Multi copter flight
"here is one of the blog posts that got published. Several additional blog entires were written, but I'm not sure if any more were published, as the authors often withdraw repeats if they do not add something…"
Nov 11, 2011

Moderator
Michael Pursifull replied to Alastair Seggie's discussion Manned Multi copter flight
"yes, it's been written up for blog entries at least four times"
Nov 11, 2011
Alastair Seggie posted a discussion

Manned Multi copter flight

Has anyone else seen this? http://www.e-volo.com/Home.html It was in the Elektor newsletter. The Multicopter has 16 motors which to be frank look like larger RC brushless motors. I want one!See More
Nov 11, 2011

Profile Information

About Me:
Interested hobbyist
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Just started with UAV's. Have previous experience with RC planes boats, Helis and Pyrotechnics. Confident amateur with electronics. Coding is my weak point so would like to learn a little more about that.
Hometown:
GALASHIELS

Alastair Seggie's Blog

Flight Mode Switching on a Futaba 9ZAP/ZHP

Posted on July 23, 2011 at 2:00pm 4 Comments

Hi All



This was a real head scratcher for me, so hopefully this will help others. I have had this radio for 4 years now but never used it as it was so complicated. I decided to RTFM which honestly just confused me the futaba manuals have never been to my liking. I read manuals for a living and compared to some of the rubbish ones this is definitely worse.



I tried all of the other methods listed for Futaba and couldn’t get them to work mostly because there is no "Switch…

Continue

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 2:39pm on November 17, 2011, Kristian said…
Thanks Alastair, It's the main reason I'm getting in to Drones, images will look great shot off a Dslr.

Kristian
At 12:30am on November 28, 2011, Kristian said…
Morning Alistair, cheers for the comments on the floorink site, do you see yourself joining in with the shoot strait down AP? If so let me know, I'm going to build a commission based gallery for it.
At 4:45am on November 28, 2011, Alastair Seggie said…

Hi Kristan

 

No I am just at the beginning of all of this and with a one year old I don;t get much time to indulge my hobbies perhaps one day!

 

Alastair

You need to be a member of DIY Drones to add comments!

Join DIY Drones

 
 
 

© 2014   Created by Chris Anderson.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service