Hi,I've created a working antenna tracker for my hexacopter with a MultiWii controller using a spare Arduino Nano V3 and an XBee Pro 900 pair. MW protocol is decoded and GPS LAT/LON/Speed and ALT…Continue
I've hit a bit of a road block on a piece of code I am using to calculate the distance and bearing from a home position to the drone's GPS LAT/LON. I'm using this code to drive an antenna…Continue
Can anyone tell me if I should change my hexacopter motor angles to try and increase yaw authority? I'm sure I have read somewhere that 3deg one way for the CCW motors and 3deg the other way with CW…Continue
Did anyone else in Australia see the Foreign Correspondent documentary "Rise of the Machines"? Chris Anderson was interviewed in it. There is even some footage taken in the DIYDrones manufacturing…Continue
Just spent a couple of hours getting my head around the MultiWii V2.1 serial protocol. This involved looking at EOSBandi's MW-WinGUI Visual Studio c# code and adapting the essential bits I need to a simple test VB 2010 app. The app sends the commands to get the GPS bearing and distance to home as well as the…Continue
Was getting annoyed by the stupidly heavy frame of the Scorpion Y650 which is made of thick fibreglass sheets (available from Hobbyking). With the GoPro sitting on the camera gimbal and a 4S 3000mAh battery I was only getting 6-7 min flying time.
Had a look at the price of CF sheets and CF 450 size heli…Continue
I might go a step beyond this and get a new 2.4GHz Tx module and add that to the joystick to make it a transmitter.
Fly-Dream make an affordable and reliable…Continue