I was quite excited receiving my power module, but shocked at how heavy it is! Then it struck me, I could probably do away with my BEC, since the power module supplies 5.3v at 2.25 Amps.Bad idea? If…Continue
Can anybody tell me where to start looking if my propeller spins up when I engage Stabilize mode?I have THR_MIN set to 0. TRIM_THROTTLE is 35, but that's not applicable to stabilize?My radio is…Continue
I'm back from a 3 week holiday in Namibia, I took my small Swift II FPV ship with!
What fun, I flew over Walvis Bay's lagoon, game farms, dunes, beaches, chasing quad bikes, kite surfers, fantastic landscapes and mountains.
I decided to compile the best few seconds of all videos into one and posted it. It's long (15 minutes) but there are some…Continue
I went out to Citrusdal to try to film a mountain bike race using FPV/Arduplane. It went really well and it could've worked, but I decided to relocate at the last moment and triggered RTL forgetting that I launched from the valley 350 meters below, so it dropped altitude while still over the mountain, smearing my Skywalker along a cliff face...
But we had fun…Continue
I've been using a Skywalker for taking aerial maps. By destroying my previous camera, I've learned two things:
1. Protect the camera lens from dust upon landing
2. Protect the camera from batteries during rough "landings"
So I've come up with the solution in the video above.
It works incredibly well! A sample of a stitch…Continue
I'm experimenting with a downward-facing point and shoot camera for aerial photography & mapping.
I had a (very turbulent) flight with APM and called an early abort because of high wind. After looking at the footage, it seemed not bad, so I ran it through hypr3d:
Some awesome software they…Continue