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APM Pitch slow to respond

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Jul 13. 6 Replies

Just wondering if anyone can help me out my 3dr apm is very slow to respond to changes in pitch as can be seen in this video  …Continue

Autotune mode

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Jun 17. 3 Replies

I have just upgraded firmware to V3.0.3 but there is no option in the flight modes for auto tune.how do I get the auto tune flight mode?Continue

configuration files

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Mar 10. 1 Reply

I have seen config files for a boomerang and a tiger nitro planes but am unable to find them again as they are not listed here…Continue

updated firmware now problem with stabilize.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Mar 12. 4 Replies

I just updated the firmware on my amp 2.5 and now in stabilize mode if i bank the plane right the elevator goes up and if i bank it left the elevator goes down ,the elevator should not even be moving…Continue

 

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zouyu commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"GOOD JOB!"
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Gary Mortimer commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"You can hear Gene talking to Patrick about the Equusearch case here http://www.blogtalkradio.com/suasnews/2014/07/21/infamous--theory-of-enforcement If you would like to support UAS SAR Ops and learn how to do it your self you might like Genes…"
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Rob Burrows commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"@ Daniel Lukonis.  I like the idea of the civilian drone patrol! "
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Darrell Burkey commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"I don't think it's fair to call him a hobbyist. That's pro gear and the article states he uses it in his business. It's great that he found the missing man. I haven't considered multirotors for search and rescue given the…"
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Jack Crossfire commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"Would have been interesting to see the downlink video of the find, but technical problems undoubtedly prevented that from being recorded."
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Scott Quartochi commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"Mathew how do you know he got lucky? I don't get your point at all. Like Quadzimodo said this is a toy that possibly saved a mans life."
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Pedals2Paddles commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"He will not doubt a cease and desist letter from the FAA, then they'll send him a letter telling him to ignore their letter, then arrest him for ignoring their letter.  Almost as efficient as the UN."
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John Arne Birkeland commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"The way I see it the problem is two fold. 1. FAA knows that with a low threshold for commercialization of airspace, their role and ability to tightly control will be lost. So they are just as much fighting for their own relevance as the…"
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Quadzimodo commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"Mathew - Your argument seems a bit incoherent. I never made any comment on the proficiency of the craft or pilot to carry our this type of activity, whether it be in isolation or in comparison to a professionally built and certified aircraft and…"
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Mathew krawczun commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"@Quadzimodo an untrained dog can find a dead body too, that doesn't mean they as good as a trained dog or should be used in there place. this guy got lucky and I for one am glad but lets not go jumping the gun here the way he's drone…"
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Rob Dunbar commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"Rob L., well said."
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Rob_Lefebvre commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"This is an invalid argument.  The FAA has absolutely no problem with homemade unregulated airframes flown by "pilots".  They DO have a problem with the same, or even professionally made airframes, flown by responsible,…"
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Quadzimodo commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"Mathew - Nothing wrong with us mate. As for dealing with the facts, this bloke is just a hobbyist. As far as the FAA is concerned, he is nothing more than an amateur flying a model aircraft. The only point of contention here is the FPV factor. I…"
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Mathew krawczun commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"dear gods what is wrong with you people? honestly I understand the emotional/ tribalistic cries of "we smart, they stupid" make people feel good but can we get over this idiocy and start dealing with facts? you can't really think the…"
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Eric Thomas commented on Bob's blog post Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days
"Here's an updated post; it says that Equusearch is back in the air: The FAA's Cease-And-Desist Orders to Drone Pilots Are Bogus, Appeals Court…"
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Amateur drone pilot finds man missing for three days

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 2:00am 24 Comments

Apparel-company owner David Lesh found a missing elderly man in a bean field Saturday using a camera-equipped drone.

http://www.examiner.com/article/amateur-drone-pilot-finds-man-missing-for-three-days

When Virginia resident Guillermo DeVenecia went missing last Wednesday, police and searchers were dispatched to find the 82-year-old man, who suffers from dementia and hearing…

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