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H frame quad - full aluminium

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Jan 7, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi,I just finished building this H frame…Continue

Tags: quad, frame, H

Turnigy micro quad tuning

Started this discussion. Last reply by Manu Nov 26, 2012. 4 Replies

Hi, I just received a new APM 2.5, so I decided to test in on a liitle Turnigy Micro-quad from HK.All the standard configuration went fine, but I think I might need some (a lot of) PIDS tuning. The…Continue

Tags: turnigy, quad, micro

Throttle cut in FBW-A

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eladio Garcia Jan 18, 2013. 9 Replies

Hi all, After a couple of successful autonomous BIXLER flights, I felt I could securely move to the bigger Skywalker, which had it's maiden flight yesterday: APM2, Arduplane 2.66, Skywalker default…Continue

Tags: FBW, throttle, skywalker

Bixler dives on RTL...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paulo Melo Feb 19. 12 Replies

Hi, I recently had my maiden flight with a Bixler 2, which actually resulted in a crash (fortunately not too severe... )My Bixler is fitted with a nice APM2, arduplane 2.61 with Bixler default params…Continue

Tags: airspeed, flaps, APM2, 2.61, arduplane


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Latest Activity

Manu commented on Team Tiltrotor's blog post Progress Update with APM Tiltrotor Software Development
"Exciting project, been looking for more flight time with ease of landing :-) I can see that some other nice projects are (were?) going in the same VTOL direction with other controllers, could it be useful to share with them ? although it might…"
May 8
Manu commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post 3D Robotics introduces Solo, the world’s first smart drone
"It will for sure need longer legs..."
Apr 13
Manu commented on X-Winder's blog post X-Winder 4-Axis Filament Winder
""We are building a compressed air energy storage fuselage with 3 kilowatt hour capacity (thats 40x 5000 mAh at 14.8v 4S)" Any link on that energy storage ? can it be fitted on multirotor machines ? Tx"
Mar 18
Paulo Melo replied to Manu's discussion Bixler dives on RTL...
"Same problem here...! Mine flies like a charm in manual, it also flies well in stabilize, but wean i hit rtl, it turns around, travel a few meters,and then it turns left or right (cant remember)  and dives like a rock... i must fast switch…"
Feb 19
Manu replied to T3E's discussion Sydney RC Multicopter / UAV Group
"Hi, I'm heading to Sydney next week for vacation - anyone would know where to meet UAV/Copter/Plane guys around ? Also keen to find some good RC shops around.... Thanks in advance :-)"
Jun 5, 2014
Manu commented on Mike Bristol's blog post 3D Printed Quad 2.0
"I've been playing with this 3D printed quad,  but yours is a step higher which I would love to print it! Have any of you come across some nice cheap 3D printing service that can send to the world ? Thanks for this nice and well…"
Feb 3, 2014
Manu commented on Jean-Louis Naudin's blog post Low altitude autonomous mission with the MaxiSwift piloted by the ArduPlane v2.73-xp1
"Very impressive Jean-Louis, as always. In your connection diagram, I can see you are rolling your throttle wire around a green (metal?) ring, is this necessary or just desirable ? what is the real effect of that ? Tx"
Dec 10, 2013
Manu commented on Tissy's blog post DroidPlanner Telemetry Bluetooth Bridge
"This is excellent, count me in! Is 3DR 433mhz compatible though ?"
Nov 30, 2013
Manu replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"Excellent advice Randy, I just lifted the APM2.0 by approx 1cm, and I went down from 53% to 21% magnetic interference, which I believe is now in the green zone!  All good many thanks!"
Jul 15, 2013
Manu replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"..and the forgotten LOG file... Thanks"
Jul 14, 2013
Manu replied to Randy's discussion ArduCopter-3.0.1 released!
"Hi guys, currently following the steps to set up my 3DR hexa, and I get some quite high results for COMPASSMOT test (following the indicated method)  Is it normal ? if not what can I do ? Also, I think I have isolated the vibrations from the…"
Jul 14, 2013
Manu replied to Craig Elder's discussion APM Copter 2.9.1.b has been released
"Guys, this might just have been dealt in this topic but it has become so big that I might just ask, in case it hasn't... I'm going to update very soon my 3DR hexa with the latest 2.9.1b firmware. I have a UBLOX Lea GPS and an MTK…"
Jun 5, 2013

Kevin Hester replied to Manu's discussion Bixler dives on RTL...
"I just have to add my thanks for this old post.  It was very helpful to me."
Feb 2, 2013
Manu commented on Gary McCray's blog post JVC Adixxion - A Viable Alternative to the GoPro
"Hi guys, a (very) cheap alternative for video recording+output, probably not playing in the same field than GoPro & co, but I find the results quite amazing for a small and cheap device like this one (44$). Haven't tested the…"
Jan 21, 2013
Eladio Garcia replied to Manu's discussion Throttle cut in FBW-A
"Hi againg, although I have seen now that "reverting back to manual didn't restore the throttle.........?????" I can't explain it. But, anyway, check what I tell you"
Jan 18, 2013
Eladio Garcia replied to Manu's discussion Throttle cut in FBW-A
"Hi Manu, I had the same surprise in my first test flights with my maja but I have found an explanation that maybe helps you. Do you now if your plane is flying over default height or home height when you have no throttle? If so, maybe your plane…"
Jan 18, 2013

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