I flew my first 2 missions with my Tricopter today and all went well.
I can't believe how smoothly the setup and tuning is going. AC 2.6 really does the job.
If I use Loiter Turns in the MP does it simply rotate…"
Here are the Parameters and the specs on the Tricopter.
Tricopter V2.5 with APM2
- 3/32 aircraft ply main plates & 1/2 x 1/2 basswood arms.
- 3/32 piano wire landing gear.
- DT750 motors.
- HK Blue series 20 AMP ESCs
"I finally have my Tricopter set up and flying nicely. My yaw is pretty good except for a tiny slow wag at neutral. It’s only noticeable when hovering and looking directly at the tail. I’m going to try next week to get rid…"
"I was flying it around today and it seems fine. I tried a few full throttle punch outs as well and it went strait up. It is quite windy today and Acro is OK in the wind but level mode needs some tuning it was rocking some. I had 10 inch props…"
"Just an update on my needing forward trim in Acro mode but not in level mode. I solved the problem by recalibrating the rear motor ESC high end to 82% this makes it run faster at any throttle setting. It didn't change level mode at…"
"I have calibrated the level mode and if I fly in stab mode there isn't a problem. Acro mode is where the trim changes. I can trim it in Acro with the TX and it is fine but that is a problem for the other modes because they see the trim as a…"
"I think auto trim is for the accels. It flies fine in stab mode with no trim. It is the gyro that is the problem. I tried trimming it in Acro with the TX and then recalibrating the radio. It saw the new position as neutral and I still had to…"
I’m setting up my APM2 with V2.6 software on a Tricopter V2.5 with DT750 motors, 9x5 2 blade props, 20 AMP Hobby King Blue series ESCs and a 3cell lipo . I have the yaw pretty much sorted out and it …"