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Throttle Servo lock out in a gasoline engine with pixhawk

Started on Thursday 0 Replies

Hi all, My setup is as follows: Pixhawk running Arduplane 3.2, RFD 900, Futaba s3005 servos on all surfaces including throttle, Gasoline engine. I have been using pixhawk along with an electric…Continue

Tags: slewrate, cruisethrottle, servolockout, arduplane, pixhawk

Voltage and Current sensing

Started this discussion. Last reply by R. D. Starwalt May 3, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi Friends,I am having APM 2.5 in my RC aircraft and i need to measure how much power is being consumed by various units in the a/c like the motor, servos, RC receiver and the APM 2.5 itself. And i…Continue

Tags: power module, Li-Po, RC reciever, Servos, Battery Monitor

Radio Interference

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karthik May 5, 2013. 28 Replies

Hi Folks I tested out the APM 2.5 in the weekend, the first flight went down in manual mode even before the stabilise mode is switched on. The second flight went well in stabilise mode and i adjusted…Continue

Tags: Futaba, Turnigy 9cap, 3DR 915MHz, APM 2.5, radio interference

Auto mode problem

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Bonney Apr 16, 2013. 10 Replies

Hi Folks,In Radio calibration i am being able to use only two modes, one of which is flight mode 6 which cant be changed from manual. Is there any way, i could make extra flight modes with the…Continue

Tags: APM 2.5, flight mode 6, stabilise, flight mode, auto mode

 

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Throttle Servo lock out in a gasoline engine with pixhawk

Hi all, My setup is as follows: Pixhawk running Arduplane 3.2, RFD 900, Futaba s3005 servos on all surfaces including throttle, Gasoline engine. I have been using pixhawk along with an electric powered plane without servo issues.In the above configuration, the throttle servo had locked out at high positions beyond the mechanical limit of the Carb pin thereby breaking the pushrod. Throttle slew rare is at 90% and cruise throttle is set at 60% of full throttle.Is there any way to limit the…See More
Thursday
Karthik replied to Doug Andriuk's discussion Excessive Lost Packets 3dr V2 Radios, Link quality <18%
"Hi everyone, Happy new year to all!!! I use RFD900 modem with pixhawk and i have reached 20 kms out of home position flight successfully. I had put up my Ground Antennae about 5mtrs to achieve that. The real issue is, on the mission planner, during…"
Jan 2
Karthik replied to Pekka HIltula's discussion Geo ref images; input string not in correct format
"Hi Pekka, I am facing the same problem, Did u figure out what the problem was??"
Sep 16, 2015
Karthik replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"Hi James, Can you post a picture of your Base station RFD900 powered by the BEC and the data cable to USB. I want to make sure to have done the data wiring right!!! Cheers "
Aug 29, 2015
Karthik replied to Randy's discussion figuring out the Antenna Tracker
"Jakub, Thanks mate!!! Will try it immediately and disturb u again if i have any doubts!!! Really appreciate it. Thanks again."
Jul 16, 2015
Karthik replied to Randy's discussion figuring out the Antenna Tracker
"Hi all, Sorry to be a noob and ask this. Started working on the tracker project from yesterday. My intended setup is: Plane - RFD900 connects wireless to RFD900 connected directly to GCS via USB, Antenna tracker with Pixhawk as controller board…"
Jul 15, 2015
Karthik replied to Randy's discussion figuring out the Antenna Tracker
"Randy, I already read the page and the setup and configuration is alright. Now i wan to integrate the tracker with my GCS, AV position data from GCS to my Antenna tracker (Pixhawk operated). In the wiki, its mentioned that pixhawk should be…"
Jul 15, 2015
Karthik replied to Randy's discussion figuring out the Antenna Tracker
"Hi Greg, I am looking to pass my vehicles information on to the Antenna tracker (Pixhawk used as a controller board for yaw and pitch) What settings shouls i use??? or am i missing something very basic here. Would highly appreciate ur help!!! Also i…"
Jul 15, 2015
Karthik replied to Randy's discussion figuring out the Antenna Tracker
"Hi Randy, I want to build a tracker with a pixhawk as the servo controller board and it would be connected via USB to my GCS and i would have my RFD900 connected via USB to the same GCS. 1. Is this the easy way? Advice on any other simple…"
Jul 15, 2015
Karthik replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"Hello Seppo, I am looking for 20 to 25 km range from RFD900 and my airframe can accommodate dipoles. I need suggestions for the Antenna setup on my ground side and air side. (Note: Modem used only for telemetry and occasional command) 1. Do i need a…"
Jul 14, 2015
Karthik replied to Randy's discussion figuring out the Antenna Tracker
"Thanks a lot, iskess!!! Will do and let u know!"
Jul 14, 2015
Karthik replied to Randy's discussion figuring out the Antenna Tracker
"Hello iskess, What range does your RFD900 offer with stock Antennaes?? Also i want to fly my UAV at 20 kms (LOS). What would be the right Antennae setup? Do i need to get a Directional 12 dBi Yagi (I already have the Yagi) with a Tracker?? Thanks in…"
Jul 14, 2015
Karthik replied to UAS_Pilot's discussion Antenna Tracking with Mission Planner
"Hello Colin, I am looking to use my APM 2.5 which i dont fly with anymore to build a tracker for my RFD900 Long range Modem. The Wiki page has given more questions in my head than actually were...Would seek ur kind advice.. Thanks in advance!!"
Jul 14, 2015
Karthik replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"Hello all, I am looking to use RFD900 on my medium fixed wing platform (15 kgs) which is tested in the field with successful short range missions. Now i want to use the long range modem to achieve a range of about 20 kms (LOS)...can u suggest…"
Jul 13, 2015
Karthik replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"Hello Henri, I am looking to use RFD900 on my medium fixed wing platform which is tested in the field with successful short range missions. Now i want to use the long range modem to achieve a range of about 20 kms (LOS)...can u suggest whether the…"
Jul 13, 2015
Karthik replied to Marc MERLIN's discussion How to best power the Pixhawk/APM, OSD and servos from one battery, and the motor from another one?
"Hi Ultrafuge, Thanks for sharing ur setup with us, I have some queries regarding my setup and i'd be glad if u cud advice on this issue. I have a gasoline engine R/Cmodel, I intend to use two flight batteries...one(independent) for the engine…"
Oct 21, 2014

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