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No power to receiver hitec aurora 9 9ch receiver

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Anderson Jul 2, 2013. 3 Replies

Hi I have done all the wiring but no power to rx. I am using apm 2.5 with power module connects to a 3s lipo. Do I need to put in a jumper plug? Coz the cable from esc goes to the output side of the…Continue

Will Ardupilot work with a helicopter?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Beall Nov 30, 2009. 13 Replies

Hi i have a swift helicopter and would like to fit it to it. has anyone done this or planning on doing it? or is it actually possible?


Well Hello there Mr Powers.....

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Austin Laws commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Ohio drone user charged for obstructing an accident scene
"Firstly wot a total idiot,secondly he should of listened to what he was being told but mostly what annoys me the most is why would you film a car accident or the aftermath. It's sick and disgusting someone enjoys filming people who have…"
Austin Laws commented on criro1999's blog post First ever UK prosecution for dangerous driving of a DRONE: Man fined £800 for illegal flying of unmanned aircraft
"SERVES YOU RIGHT.....What a idiot!"
Apr 2
Austin Laws commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Journalist sues police who grounded his drone
"he deserves to have it taken from him. filming a fatal car crash is sick and disgusting."
Feb 18
Austin Laws commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduCopter User Group
Jan 15
Austin Laws commented on Bill Bonney's blog post APM Planner 2.0 RC2 Update
"how do I increase the size of the Art Horizon? Mine is tiny like a slit. I drag down on the bar and it turns blue but wont increase???"
Jan 11
Austin Laws replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.1 released!
"still seeing 3.0.1 firmware. but I loaded wot was 3.0.1 and I guess it loaded 3.1 coz I got the warning about motors turn slow when armed but I cant see the MOT_SPIN to change it. so tested and motors don't turn so I don't know which…"
Dec 24, 2013
Austin Laws commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Not a drone... but skill: Oregon Christmas Tree Harvest With Helicopter.
"i use to work at a local airfield ive seen come crazy flying but im 99% sure that's for real!"
Dec 10, 2013
Austin Laws replied to Jorge Fernández's discussion Help with accident (LOGS)
"Exact same problem as I had a few months ago. Rebuild it and was fine,no reason for it at all."
Dec 8, 2013
Austin Laws commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Drones should be banned from private use, says Google's Eric Schmidt
"Idiot. Says him while his company spies on us via their search engine. Hence not using anything google!"
Dec 8, 2013
Austin Laws posted a status
"Anyone near the uk with a techpod for sale?"
Nov 25, 2013
Austin Laws commented on's blog post Iris with FY-G3 brushless gimbal
"this website isn't for free advertisement of your sh*t!!!"
Nov 21, 2013
Austin Laws commented on wayne garris's blog post techpod 2.0 progress blog
"any news on a release date of the techpod 2.0?"
Nov 17, 2013
Austin Laws commented on Stefan Gofferje's blog post "Warning of RC-Timer" or "Why you shouldn't buy from far east cloners"
"Hi I have used rctimer b4 with no issues at all. I have bought a x650 from them and it was great it's just down to luck. I have had less issues with them than 3dr. I am on my second apm board and it packed up yesterday causing damaged to my…"
Oct 13, 2013

Bill Bonney replied to Austin Laws's discussion Weird issue with compass in the group ArduCopter User Group
"You don't connect with the button on right for MP, but the green connect to APM button on the left"
Sep 19, 2013
Austin Laws replied to Stefano Santucci's discussion APM 2.5 dead but alive (led) in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Hi I had the exact Same problem,but mine had alive led on and TX led on. Same no USB connection. Would still arm but can't program it. I've sent mine back. Check ur USB post that was the problem with mine. Gd luck"
Sep 17, 2013
lim goh tong replied to Austin Laws's discussion APM 2.5 USB port Reapir Recommended company to do this?? in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Can you show me the ftdi pinout sorry in newbies,  can I use usb ftdi , and how to flash the firmware"
Sep 14, 2013

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