Everything used to work fine, but suddenly the APM does not longer get powered by the ESCs on the output rail.If I connect power to the input rail or USB the APM still works (but shuts down once I…Continue
Received my purple yesterday, just in time for Xmas ;) Connected it all to my quad and it all seems to work (radio input, sensors, xbee).What I can't get to work right now is the arming of the…Continue
I have completed a few ArduPilot test flights but have some questions about how the auto / waypoint mode works.Lets assume I uploaded a program with 4 way points.1) Once the program is complete the…Continue
In FBW mode, the APM turns almost any plane into a perfect trainer. My two older daughters (9 and 7) were able to confidently circle over the Berkeley marina. Despite the 10-15 knot winds the Bixler2 behaved very docile and controllable. I had them completely ignore throttle and only focus only on the…Continue
While filming the protests at Taksim Square, Istanbul Turkey, a DJI Phantom is brought down by police. I'm surprised that he managed to keep the footage. Many people arrested at the protests report having their memory card wiped.
Yes I made that headline as sensationalistic as possible…Continue
See what happens if two APM powered quads get too close to each other.
The innocent ArcticCoper was in loiter, the TBS Discovery was in stabilized trying to get close up. Slow motion footage shows how one motor of the AcrticCopter completely stops after hitting the TBS Discovery quad. The damaged propeller then drags one arm down of the TBS…Continue