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Flyaways and Crashes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Jan 31, 2013. 5 Replies

I read these forums with great interest, and have 25+ years experience in RC flight (but only recently tried quads) and whilst I’m not using APM and Arducopter (I use Crius AIOP and MegaPirate which…Continue

Missing Params?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff L Jan 17, 2013. 21 Replies

Hey all, I've updated my MP to V1.2.29 and I don't seem to be able to find some params. I can't remember what they were called but I definately changed them. One was the height the vehicle rose to…Continue

 

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Feb 19, 2013
Michael replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Flyaways and Crashes
"Another factor can also be budget, like buying a cheap radio, which can fail and endanger many."
Jan 31, 2013
Michael replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Flyaways and Crashes
"Its like on amazon where lipo batteries are classified as toys, don't want that in an infants hand!"
Jan 31, 2013
Mark Slater replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Flyaways and Crashes
"It seems to me that there are relatively few flyaways compared with the ever increasing number of models. The concept of a flyaway model is not new. I fly helicopters and planes as well as Quads  and to be brutally honest the plane guys are…"
Jan 30, 2013
Ben replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Flyaways and Crashes
"I am completely new to this community, but I've been a part of society for a few years now and my $0.02 is the operator is responsible for their actions.  Whether it is flying a UAV, and RC aircraft, driving a car, a boat in public…"
Jan 30, 2013

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John Arne Birkeland replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Flyaways and Crashes
"I would turn the question around. R/C airplanes and helicopters have been recreationally operated since the late 1950's. As such operation and expected behavior of R/C pilots are well established with sanctioned fields etc.. What we are seeing…"
Jan 30, 2013
Glen Pearson posted a discussion

Flyaways and Crashes

I read these forums with great interest, and have 25+ years experience in RC flight (but only recently tried quads) and whilst I’m not using APM and Arducopter (I use Crius AIOP and MegaPirate which I believe to be a port of Arducopter) I see almost on a weekly basis that someone experiences a “flyaway”.Some are lucky and are able to retrieve their machine and others aren’t so fortunate, and luckily so far no one has caused any damage to anything else or anyone else other than their copter. My…See More
Jan 30, 2013
Glen Pearson replied to criro1999's discussion Quadcopter w/APM2 not working on Caribbean?
"I also thought the declination was automatic, but you could override it if you wanted to"
Jan 24, 2013
Jeff L replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Missing Params?
"But that's not the complete list of standard parameters for 2.9 is it?"
Jan 17, 2013

Developer
Michael Oborne replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Missing Params?
"2.9 should be out tommorow"
Jan 17, 2013
Jeff L replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Missing Params?
"So I was browsing this and wondering why it doesn't show the RTL_ALT, RTL_ALT_FINAL or the Loiter Radius: http://code.google.com/p/arducopter/wiki/AC2_Standard_Parameters"
Jan 15, 2013
Glen Pearson replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Missing Params?
"Thanks for clearing this one up Michael, I'm a happy newbie now :)  "
Jan 8, 2013
John Maffetone replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Missing Params?
"Thank you for this post. I thought I was going insane looking for the RTL parameters this past weekend."
Jan 7, 2013
Jeff L replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Missing Params?
"Gotcha, thanks!"
Jan 7, 2013

Developer
Michael Oborne replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Missing Params?
"2.9 was meant to be out soon. so at this point there is no plan"
Jan 7, 2013
Jeff L replied to Glen Pearson's discussion Missing Params?
"Oh, ok, just didn't see them in the mis-matched upgrade at all.  But thanks for clarifying that the upgrade is pulling a future release file.  In the meantime should users uninstall/reinstall to get to .29 or will you change the…"
Jan 7, 2013

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Just started flying quads
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Redditch, Wrocestershire, UK

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