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BIXLER CRASH THREE TIMES IN THREE DAYS WITH APM2 !!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Apr 29, 2013. 71 Replies

I am dumb struck!!I have a Bixler 1 and have been flying it for three to four months with no problems at all.Have a bigger motor in and FPV gear on it. Last Thursday went to fly and something very…Continue

Tags: v2.68, Arduplane, APM2, bixler, amp

 

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Louis commented on Hugues's blog post How-to "catapult launch" and Arduplane (XUAV Talon)
"@ Gustav - no nothing. Just the wing on the PVC. Like i said to Hugues i will add some pic's of my setup later this afternoon. But i must say it looks like it is on rails !! Here is another clip i have, but it is not the…"
Sep 5
Louis commented on Hugues's blog post How-to "catapult launch" and Arduplane (XUAV Talon)
"I dont have now, but i will take some later this afternoon and post them. I am going to fly my X8 and RV Jet tomorrow and i will take some vids and pic's. There is some more tests i need to do with them. I will be using my launcher to get both…"
Sep 5
Louis commented on Hugues's blog post How-to "catapult launch" and Arduplane (XUAV Talon)
"I also use the bungee launch method. I have a X8 that is 4.2kg. I fly her with full FPV kit. I have my hook just over half way from the CG to the nose. It works perfect. I used Latex tube, 12mm outer and 8mm inner. 10m tube 8m rope and PVC pipe…"
Sep 5
Louis replied to Johann Van Niekerk's discussion Unexplained crash with 2.74b , need help
"Never mind I think I have it now"
Sep 15, 2013
Louis replied to Johann Van Niekerk's discussion Unexplained crash with 2.74b , need help
"Pieter please explain how and i will do it"
Sep 15, 2013
Louis replied to Johann Van Niekerk's discussion Unexplained crash with 2.74b , need help
"Johan, Pieter Here are the two logs on the flash that i can see in the same time our fly way / crash happend. If it is not the correct one please tell me and i will look for the correct ones"
Sep 15, 2013
Louis left a comment for Balloon
"I see you posted a video clip of a Tarot 650, i just got one and would like to know more about your setup. "
Jul 25, 2013
Louis left a comment for Riaan Vermeulen
"Ons kan jou help. Louis@websitepro.co.za johann0125@gmail.com Louis"
Jul 4, 2013
Louis commented on Bill Bonney's blog post Looking For Testers: New MAVPilot App
"@ Bill, LOL !!! Now you have two "van Niekerk" waiting in line !!"
Jun 3, 2013
Louis replied to Johann Van Niekerk's discussion APM 2.5 and 3DR power module failure.
"Hi Scott I agree 100%, no doubt. My pain is not with the dev team or Chris. When one builds a new product you cannot test all the variables out there, not possible. And yes it is up to guys like us to report this. My pain is to guys that say on a…"
Jan 10, 2013
Louis replied to Johann Van Niekerk's discussion APM 2.5 and 3DR power module failure.
"Morning Michael, All good and well now that the wiki has been changed. When I installed the new 2.5 with PM there was no mention of “only to power the APM”. I am new to the sport so I did not live in the “RC world” you do. I…"
Jan 10, 2013
Louis replied to Johann Van Niekerk's discussion APM 2.5 and 3DR power module failure.
"Yes I still have that tlog(attached)"
Jan 6, 2013
Louis replied to Johann Van Niekerk's discussion APM 2.5 and 3DR power module failure.
"Yes i still have that tlog (attached)"
Jan 6, 2013
Louis replied to Johann Van Niekerk's discussion APM 2.5 and 3DR power module failure.
"Yes i did not get an esc with ubec because apm came with power module"
Jan 6, 2013
Louis commented on james sowell's group X8
Jan 6, 2013
Louis commented on Chris Anderson's group ArduPlane User Group
Jan 6, 2013

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Funjet Settings

Posted on November 26, 2012 at 5:15am 7 Comments

 

I have just finished building a Multiplex Funjet. I have added the APM 2 in the Funjet.

The motor is a 2830 4000KV with a 40 A ESC.

6x4 prop

I am looking for any suggestions on setting up the PID’s. I see the Skyjet’s para file is in the download area.

Will this work on the Funjet ?

I would like to have the APM working nice before maddening the Funjet, because I know it is very fast.…

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