I'm trying to compile a (very) subtly modified version of Arduplane 2.74b using the IDE downloaded from the Arduplane website (1.0.3) but it hangs when I try to compile. Actually, it doesn't hang…Continue
Does anyone know any way of mapping the servo mid and end points that APM uses?I have modified elevons on my Skyfun which, unfortunately, have a limited down travel. If the elevon servo forces it…Continue
The flying wing design I have been working on for some time now has been slowly evolving as I have learned more about aerodynamics and expanded my skill set with modelling tools of various forms. I have recently completely re-surfaced my design with new aerofoil sections and better, more consistent surface…Continue
A very interesting and thought provoking explanation of why the conventional wisdom of elliptical lift distribution needs rethinking. Interesting for lovers of fixed-wing but also might be applicable for propellers and rotors...?
On Sunday I spent the morning self-consciously traipsing around my brother's neighborhood with an apparently wierd collection of hand-held electronics and foam in the form or my APM, battery and a Hextronic 3DR knock-off 915MHz telemetry radio and Skyfun fin. We left a laptop on the top floor of the house running APM Planner with the base station radio connected directly to the USB port and using a standard "duck" monopole…Continue