I just wanted to make a post to specifically address the issue of vibrations on helicopters, as I am seeing quite a few logs which exhibit excessive vibrations. This not only affects Loiter, but can…Continue
I've posted about this before, but I feel I must reinforce this:You MUST use a completely independent power supply for your APM or Pixhawk than you use for the Servos. DO NOT use one BEC to supply…Continue
Just wanted to put out a warning to everybody, that you should not be testing any of the 3.2 Release Candidates for Tradheli until I say so.At this time, I have not flight tested 3.2rc1 or rc2. I…Continue
I am attempting to fix the flybar acro code, wanted to get it out with the upcoming 3.1.3 release, but I'm in a bit of a pickle. It compiles in Arduino, but won't compile in Make for PX4. I assume…Continue
On February 19th at 9PM, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation will air a new documentary on drones, following up the one they did last year called Remote Controlled War. Last year's was more focused on the military aspects, this new one is more commercial/recreational.
I'm not sure what the availability will be for those outside Canada. Hopefully our…Continue
Last weekend I drove up north a bit for some real cold weather testing of my Iris+ equiped with Pixhawk. I had to get up early in the morning to catch -30C temperatures which is about as cold as I'm interested in testing. At -30C, my gloved fingers froze after a few minutes. Not quite frostbite, but deep into pain territory.
I don't really even know what to say anymore. It has 4 motors. And a camera. And wifi control. This one has a flash light source though, so that's new. …Continue