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Maiden flight with APM 2.76 - Multiple issues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hans Miller Nov 24, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi all,Finally managed to get a maiden flight with my X8 yesterday.The aircraft flies well in manual mode, the CoG is correct and everything works as it should. It is appropriately powered with a…Continue

Unintended consequences: A story of sonar and failing gyros

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Boyhan Aug 28, 2013. 1 Reply

 Hi all,I think today turned out to be the most interesting day of flying I've had for a while...   A friend owns a quad that is largely made up of recycled parts from an old 3dr quad I used to fly…Continue

APM Planner no aircraft location displayed.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hans Miller Oct 26, 2012. 1 Reply

Hi, when I connect to the mission planner the apm board is showing  a 3D GPS lock but the aircraft symbol is not shown on the map and I'm unable to set home etc. This is happening on all the versions…Continue

Loading code with APM Planner?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hans Miller Jan 12, 2012. 3 Replies

Hi,  can the mods please move this if it's in the wrong section? Is it possible to load any code with APM planner? The only option I can see is loading the current code. I would like to load 2.0.55…Continue

 

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Hans Miller commented on Rob_Lefebvre's blog post Ardupilot.com Forums Temporarily Down
"God, you didn't offend North Korea, did you?"
Saturday
Hans Miller replied to Adrien HADJ-SALAH's discussion What is the stall speed or minimum speed of the Skywalker X-8
"Nope, 6.4 m/s is not going to happen.  11m/s at 5kg."
Friday
Hans Miller commented on Petr Dvorak's blog post Yet another recovery system...
"Also, how is the system made safe against accidental firing in what is a very RF rich environment?"
Dec 2
Hans Miller commented on Petr Dvorak's blog post Yet another recovery system...
"Ok. With respect: How is your system made safe and armed? How do I travel by commercial aircraft if I equip my UAV with a system like this?"
Dec 2
Hans Miller commented on Petr Dvorak's blog post Yet another recovery system...
"Good luck getting anyone sane to buy a system that uses pyro for deployment, whether it's ejection, or just cutting lines. Pyro is simply not suitable for the civilian sector."
Dec 1
Hans Miller commented on Applied Aeronautics's blog post Applied Aeronautics - Albatross Design Contest
"Chirp, chirp, chirp :-)"
Nov 26
Hans Miller left a comment for James Payne
"www.caa.govt.nz/rules/Part_101_Brief.htm www.caa.govt.nz/rpas/ See? Perfectly legal. Commercial use is now also legal."
Nov 26
Hans Miller left a comment for Hans Miller
"www.caa.govt.nz/rpas/ www.caa.govt.nz/rules/Part_101_Brief.htm There you go. Perfectly legal within certain boundaries.  "
Nov 26
James Payne left a comment for Hans Miller
"Thanks for the feedback. I don't want to break the law. I have been researching via the CAA website and I stick to the rules governing Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). With regard to my foamy's size and construction, the reality…"
Nov 25
Hans Miller left a comment for James Payne
"Sorry bud. Not true. New regs have been out since may. "
Nov 25
Hans Miller commented on leonardthall's blog post Printed high speed AVC copter and crash
"Also, thank you very much for the files!"
Oct 6
Hans Miller commented on leonardthall's blog post Printed high speed AVC copter and crash
"Just thinking, is there any reason why a vertical stabilizer couldn't be added for yaw stability at high speed?"
Oct 6
Hans Miller commented on Chris Anderson's blog post A wearable quadcopter
"After reading that comment I might need my own suicide device. Is this the sort of thing that happens with an ever-increasing membership? Please, if you are incapable of stringing together two sentences and have nothing to contribute...…"
Sep 27
Hans Miller commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Congratulations Canberra UAV, stunning Outback Challenge win
"This is awesome. "
Sep 26
Hans Miller commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Congratulations Canberra UAV, stunning Outback Challenge win
"Better not to even theorise about things like that, or we'll end up on yet another watch list :-)"
Sep 26
Hans Miller commented on F. C. Bearsch "Tearig"'s blog post 3DR Pixhawk with a Black Mamba wrapped around it...
"I like it. You may want to consider removing the bullet connectors to the motors. A fair few people have come to regret including them."
Sep 25

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Useful tips for log analysis

Posted on March 7, 2012 at 4:30pm 13 Comments

Hi all, I thought I'd do a little write up on how I tend to use the log analysis function of APMPlanner.

I don't claim to be very knowledgeable about coding and such, being more of a engineering type I tend to use the graphs to understand what the software is doing, rather then trying to understand by reading the…

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At 8:30pm on November 25, 2014, James Payne said…

Thanks for the feedback. I don't want to break the law. I have been researching via the CAA website and I stick to the rules governing Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). With regard to my foamy's size and construction, the reality is that birds pose more of a threat to others.

Can you supply me the rule book backing up your statement? I would be keen to read it thoroughly. :)

At 2:22am on November 26, 2014, Hans Miller said…

www.caa.govt.nz/rpas/

www.caa.govt.nz/rules/Part_101_Brief.htm

There you go. Perfectly legal within certain boundaries. 

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