I had a problem with my APM today, specifically a tumbling erratic attitude indication in the MP flight data page. When I looked at the gyro logs in test it showed all 0's. This is the second time I…Continue
"Gary that's nonsense. A typical glideslope is 3 degrees from the touchdown zone of the runway so if you remember your trig you will find the aircrafts height at the distance from the runway. It's really easy, 300' per mile is the rule…"
"Improvement in bearing life is the biggest advantage to having a lower thrust bearing. The quality of the bearings in most out runners is poor at best. They are not up to the task of constent axial loads. There are 4mm thrust bearings available from…"
"Full scale A/C use fuse real thrust bearings. We can get by with deep grove bearings but the problem is if you look at the typical out runner bearing there is nothing deep groove about them. The balls are often running on the side retainer cover.…"
"So all DHL really succeeded in doing was secure a corridor ofairspace and put out a splashy headline saying me too?
On another note will electric powered UAV's be all weather capable? My motors never liked moisture."
"My take, police helo cruising by spots the Phantom (probably filming the bridge lights) and pulls in to take a closer look. Cop pilot id's it and of course feels threatened as all cops do. The incident is immediately escalated. I suspect the…"
"Clearly some of this heavy handed approach is in response to a very public FPV incident in which the feds were made to look less then competent in enforcing rules governing model aircraft operations.
It was only a matter of time before a reckless…"
My friend patched the latest Arducopter V3.1.5 Quad, and added the following Parameter MNT_DRIVE_MODE which is accessed in the "Full Parameter List". It can be set to either 0 (zero) for a standard mount or 1 for…"
Yes, I'm currently using apc220 pairs for both Ardupilot Mission Planner and a hardware-based GCS at 19200Kbps with success. Where are you stuck? If you can get the PC to recognize and configure the modems, we should be able to get your link up and running.