I took my quad out this morning to try various flight modes. Alt hold was perfect (more or less without sonar), but when i swapped back to stablise I lost all throttle control and it went off on its…Continue
Hey all,I received my APM case last week, dismantled my quad, put the case in and rebuilt it and it works a treat. Makes everything just seem cleaner and safer - and considering what i'm trying to…Continue
Hey all,My quad's been running pretty well so I took my quad out this evening for a spin to see how it would handle a moderately gusty day (20-30km/h winds). I have to say that it was almost…Continue
Hi all,I'm familiar with RC and I'm familiar with the various types of antenna but i've never built/played with antenna tracking sytems before, so i'm practically starting from scratch [aside from…Continue
So I've been toying with a number of devices that will act as a great low cost GPS Tracker that I could place on any UAV. The key points for me were that it was lightweight, battery independent of the UAV, robust enough to survive a hard landing [read crash] and give you the location when you wanted…Continue
With the recent comments on the latest arducopter build and some hesitation to upgrade, I decided to head out and put it through its' paces. Or in layman's speak, thrash the quad and see what happens. The day was beautiful and sunny, with a moderate breeze of 30km/h.
I flipped through stabilise, altitude hold and loiter with no problems. Handling was a…Continue