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Overlay

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc Aug 8, 2013. 6 Replies

Has anyone managed to get the kml overlay working, as I want to see my waypoint file then overlay the mission log to see how close the flight was, but tried kml overlay but doesn't work, any thoughts…Continue

PX4

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tristan Jun 23, 2013. 3 Replies

Hello everyone,decided to start this for a place we can talk about the PX4 I personally have got it loaded with firmware and connected to the mission planner but cant get it working with sbus and I…Continue

RTL Question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sal Mar 26, 2012. 3 Replies

Hello all,after switching to rtl the other day and watching hex plummet to the ground it says in wiki the rtl altitude is set to 0 as default, if this is the case can some one tell me where i set the…Continue

Crash Video

Started Mar 20, 2012 0 Replies

ok guys,testing hex with apm 1.xx switched in rtl and bang crash!!i am glad about two things:1/ i put apm on some nice soft foam2/ i built a very strong frameHave a look at whole video let me know…Continue

 

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Aldo Vargas replied to Marc's discussion PX4 - SBUS in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Hi!!  I have the OrageRX R800X, with the s.bus port, when I hook it to the 9 connector of the px4io, and start the radio calibration, I got nothing... is this RX…"
Apr 5
Marc replied to Joseph Barnard's discussion Fixed Wing Raster Scan Challenge
"Very impressive james I have been tuning for months now and cannot get anywhere near that, well done.   regards  "
Oct 11, 2013
Marc replied to Joseph Barnard's discussion Fixed Wing Raster Scan Challenge
"Andke, This is not a tuning issue I have the same problem have spent weeks now tuning p and I and l1 controller etc etc I posted my log and was told I was flying a too small area, so I flew in a area 5 times bigger still the same problem, the…"
Oct 2, 2013
Marc replied to Marc's discussion APM 2.6 Logging fault in the group ArduPlane User Group
"just tried another laptop same fault :("
Sep 29, 2013
Marc replied to Marc's discussion APM 2.6 Logging fault in the group ArduPlane User Group
"hello, using windows 7 with mp 1.2.80 will try another laptop let you know.   regards  "
Sep 28, 2013
Shyam Balasubramanian replied to Marc's discussion APM 2.6 Logging fault in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Hi Marc, What OS are you using? What version of Mission Planner are you using? Have you tried using some other computer with relevant setup? Regards, Shyam"
Sep 28, 2013
Marc added a discussion to the group ArduPlane User Group
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APM 2.6 Logging fault

Hello all,Weird problem with the logging everything else works, logging problem is:the cli will not respond unless I have a separate power to the APM with the usb cable power as well.when cli responds I go to log download and it starts then just hangs, I tried the test logging all looks ok there, this is a major problem for me as I need the logs after the flight.Tried different usb cables, erased all logs and tried again, turned a lot of the logs off stiil the same problem log download…See More
Sep 28, 2013
Marc replied to Joseph Barnard's discussion Aircraft behaving like a supertanker...
"Hello Andrew, Hope you can help, still have a major problem with navigation on waypoints, checks done so far: Compass good p and I on roll and pitch tuned. FBWA mode aircraft flies straight and true. navl1 period changed from 18 to 28 in increments…"
Sep 3, 2013
Graham GraKez replied to Marc's discussion Too much Turn help in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Looks like the turning radius is too tight for those waypoints. My guess is that you either tighten up the turning circle radius (which may be physically impossible depending on the aircraft) or put more space between 1,3,5 and 2,4,6…"
Aug 8, 2013
Marc replied to Marc's discussion Too much Turn help in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Many thanks paul that makes a lot of sense as I am flying a 5 metre plane and told it not to bank more than 30 degree's and it is a small waypoint area, will add more waypoints in to help the turn. many thanks  "
Aug 8, 2013

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paul riseborough replied to Marc's discussion Too much Turn help in the group ArduPlane User Group
"That's normal behaviour given the way you have setup your waypoints. The navigation controller will always try to capture and fly alogn the track (straight line) between the last and next waypoint, which is why it turns through more than 180…"
Aug 8, 2013
Marc replied to Marc's discussion Fault found in the group ArduPlane User Group
"Tridge, Interesting auto now working at all height start only difference this time was minus the power module."
Aug 8, 2013
Marc replied to Marc's discussion Overlay
"Michael, Overlay now perfect :) many thanks"
Aug 8, 2013
Marc added a discussion to the group ArduPlane User Group
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Too much Turn help

Hello all,Have a slight problem I cant fathom apm height and speed brilliant!!! but if I go from one way point to another having to turn 180 degrees the plane always overdoes it by turning 270 degrees which then puts it way out for the next waypoint, please find picture attached showing waypoints and the actual flight, any help appreciated. regards See More
Aug 8, 2013

Developer
Michael Oborne replied to Marc's discussion Overlay
"included with mp is a file called changelog.txt the next mp should hopefully fix this"
Aug 5, 2013
Marc replied to Marc's discussion Overlay
"Michael when there are mission planner updates are there any release notes anywhere as to what the changes have been? And thank you for your work on the mission planner I think it is a superb program and I know you put a lot of time into it so from…"
Aug 5, 2013

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Been in the hobby for 20 years love the idea of unmanned.
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Involved in the design and currently testing one.
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