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Auto mission with home/takeoff 50m above landing spot

Started Sep 9, 2013 0 Replies

HiWe are struggling with planning a mission with mission planner where our takeoff site is 50m above our landing site.The mission goes smoothly (takeoff, navigation, approach) until final landing…Continue

Bad service

Started Aug 24, 2013 0 Replies

Can some one please tell me whats  going on at 3dr, wrong and broken stuff gets sent to me,it looks like there is no more QC done they just sell and sent?Continue

No reply from sales, help or any other emails ... just a robot ...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Raymond Leach Aug 2, 2013. 2 Replies

Are there any people still working at 3DR or have they all been replaced by defective drones?We've been waiting for an order since June 12th 2013. It went missing after 6 days somewhere in Memphis.…Continue

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Raymond Leach replied to Hollen Day's discussion Y6 esc in the group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Depends how you power your apm. If you use a 3dr power module then you don't need esc's with a bec"
Jul 20
Raymond Leach replied to Tom Boyd's discussion 3DR FPV Issue????? in the group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"A lot of stores do not understand sma and rp-sma. Check the Wikipedia article see the external links photo gallery for the correct examples. Sma male has thread on inside with a center pin. Sma female has thread on outside with no center pin. They…"
Jul 14
Raymond Leach replied to Pedals2Paddles's discussion Compass/GPS without mast? in the group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"See my Google plus post photos for today"
Jul 14
Raymond Leach replied to Pedals2Paddles's discussion Compass/GPS without mast? in the group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"I have mine mounted on the top plate next to my receiver and data radio"
Jul 14
Raymond Leach replied to Craig P.'s discussion Potential Research Sensors (co2, ethylene & more)....Is it possible? I2C? Perhaps Telemetry Data relay? in the group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Have a look a libelium waspmote. It would be easy enough to integrate the data from something like that into a custom MAVLINK frame and get your APM/Pixhawk to send it down to your GCS. "
Jul 2
Raymond Leach replied to misterT9412 .'s discussion How to connect HJ-007 Ublox NEO-6M GPS to Apm 2.6
"I figured it out. Here's the diagram: "
Jun 3
Raymond Leach replied to Gareth Jones's discussion Laws or Flying Regulations in Angola in the group South African DIY Drones User Group
"Check with the local authorities and municipalities / law enforcement first? Get permission to do whatever you want to do wherever you want to do it."
Jun 3
Raymond Leach replied to Chris's discussion Flying camera drones in South Africa banned with immediate effect in the group South African DIY Drones User Group
"Can't find any press release or notification to that effect on the CAA website. The last notification was that since there are no regulations for UAS they currently fall under RC aircraft and therefore must obey the RC regulations: - fly under…"
May 31
Raymond Leach commented on Kevin Hester's group Andropilot Users Group
"Hi Quentin Sounds like a failsafe setting."
May 24
Raymond Leach replied to Tim Callinan's discussion Newbie Y6 Questions in the group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Hi I'm sure you will enjoy flying your y6. 1) Tuning the sensitivity of the stocks will be best done by setting exponential on the transmitter. 2) If your y6 is not level then not all the motors will spin up at the same time. It could also…"
May 2
Raymond Leach replied to Anton Grobbelaar's discussion System recommendations Gps and Autopilot in the group South African DIY Drones User Group
"+1 Gary I've flown both apm and pixhawk and had some experience with doi and zero uav. Stock with pixhawk or apm. Pixhawk is the future. But it's 'new'. AFAIK the naza gps is a ublox lea6-H just like the 3dr."
Apr 30
Raymond Leach replied to Hayden Wilson's discussion Recent changes to south african legislation. what are the implications? in the group South African DIY Drones User Group
"Firstly, good luck in getting any kind of authorative and unambiguous response from anyone at the SACAA. Second, since there are no laws for UAS in South Africa, your UAS/UAV/Drone falls into non-typed, non-certified category and under the RC…"
Apr 9
Raymond Leach commented on Graham Dyer's group South African DIY Drones User Group
"Nice cat!"
Apr 5
Raymond Leach replied to Jim Townsend's discussion Anyone had a 3DR uBlox LEA-6 GPS fail?
"Did you ever solve this problem? Today I have the same problem ona quad that was working last week. No crashes or physical damage to vehicle cables or hardware. Gps just had red led. Blue led never flashes even after 10 minutes."
Mar 22
Raymond Leach posted a discussion

Auto mission with home/takeoff 50m above landing spot

HiWe are struggling with planning a mission with mission planner where our takeoff site is 50m above our landing site.The mission goes smoothly (takeoff, navigation, approach) until final landing stage. The plane tries to 'land' 50m above ground (cuts throttle and glides).We've tried setting landing altitude all the way down to -48m. The mission planner calls the altitude as -38, -42, etc. but the plane is still 50m above ground. We repeat with landing altitude at 0 with the same results.We've…See More
Sep 9, 2013
Raymond Leach commented on Mark Harrison's blog post 3DR Radio, First Impressions
"5v"
Aug 25, 2013

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Please tell us a bit about your UAS interest
We develop custom UAV's in South Africa for everything from grnrtal FPV to security and aerial mapping. Our longest flying UAV can stay airborne for around 3.5 hours.
Hometown:
White River, Mpumalanga

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