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Tarot homepage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tommy Larsen Dec 26, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi allI'm about to order a Tarot T810. But i want to be sure that i buy a genuine Tarot.I have found both http://www.tarot-rc-heli.com and…Continue

Tags: original, genuine, T810, Tarot

Remove Geo-fence

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gilbert McGhee Feb 13. 4 Replies

Hi allI have succesfully made a geo-fence for the first time. Now i want to remove it.... But how do i delete the geo-fence uploaded to my APM2.5 ??Continue

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APM2.5 and GPS problem

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tommy Larsen May 21, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi allI have a problem connecting to my brand new APM2.5. I connected the UBLOX gps and then connected the APM to my USB / computer. As the video shows, when the gps is connected, the leds are lit…Continue

Tags: apm2.5, boot, led

Flight Data - Servo tab

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tommy Larsen Feb 14. 3 Replies

Would be nice if we could name each channel/button like the red textboxes below, so we don't need to remember what function is on which channel/button on this new and nice feature in MP :-) BTW, is…Continue

 

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Tommy Larsen replied to robincfey's discussion remote sony camera control via RM-VPR1 and any rc system HELP
"It has Video on/off, i use this myself. For Zoom i use this: http://ecilop.com/shop/nex-zoom.phtml "
9 hours ago
Tommy Larsen replied to Reto's discussion Auto Takeoff - engine starts with significant delay
"Maybe you should try to increase TKOFF_THR_MINACC from 5 to 10 instead...?"
Sunday
Tommy Larsen commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post Emergency Auto Landing - APM saves sUAV
"I also had this incident last year, but i already had a ready made and tested landing procedure saved as a .TXT file. So i just uploaded this file to my Skywalker X8 and activated AUTO mode from my Mission Planner. Saved my day/plane :-)"
Apr 17
Tommy Larsen replied to u4eake's discussion X8 distance/endurance records in the group X8
"And what engine did you use ? :)"
Apr 10
Tommy Larsen commented on Gerard Toonstra's blog post The European Commission has today proposed to set tough new standards to regulate the operations of civil drones
"I'm so happy to be outside EU, living in Norway :-) I  Love my country and today is a historical date for us as well."
Apr 8
Tommy Larsen replied to Cody O.'s discussion Forwarding Telemetry over Internet
"@Cody: How did you combine MAVLINK with ADSB to see manned and unmanned aircrafts?"
Apr 2
Tommy Larsen commented on vova reznik's blog post Getting to 100km, with a big help from GEB 8043125.
"This Enerpower is 96.2 grams so the weight/power ration is not that good."
Mar 31
Tommy Larsen replied to Cody O.'s discussion Forwarding Telemetry over Internet
"You can try this by pressing CTRL+F and click "MAVLINK" button :)"
Mar 25
Tommy Larsen commented on vova reznik's blog post Getting to 100km, with a big help from GEB 8043125.
"@Tipu: I found out that the #320 is 40grams, so still good ratio :) I sent you a PM regarding the other list."
Mar 24
Jack Heart commented on Tommy Larsen's blog post Skywalker X8 hand injury
"nothing like an industrial accident to get some street credits ~ you rock !"
Mar 24
Tommy Larsen commented on vova reznik's blog post Getting to 100km, with a big help from GEB 8043125.
"I imported this list into Excel, made a formula to divide mah/grams for every battery and found that the one at number 320 has the best ratio :) http://www.gebattery.com.cn/product/polymer-li-ion-battery.html "
Mar 24
Tommy Larsen replied to robincfey's discussion remote sony camera control via RM-VPR1 and any rc system HELP
"You should use Stratosnappper 2 :) "
Mar 21
LegendLength commented on Tommy Larsen's blog post Full size Y6 Air-Scooter
"There seem to be a lot of people laughing at the idea of full sized multirotors.  IMO they offer large advantages and can overcome all the main criticisms in this thread: Redundancy can solve most of the issues including redundant flight…"
Mar 19
Tommy Larsen commented on Janis Kuze's blog post UgCS Public Beta is available!
"I think i just wait until you fix that antivirus issue."
Mar 13
Tommy Larsen commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post NCR18650B - The Future of RC Aircraft Batteries?
"@Quadzimodo: That's my battery spotwelder, yes :)"
Mar 13
Tommy Larsen commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post NCR18650B - The Future of RC Aircraft Batteries?
"I have those Panasonic NCR18650B in 2 packs of 6s3p and i have no problem at all to lift my Tarot T810 Hexa... don't know what's wrong with your batteries, Denny..."
Mar 10
Tommy Larsen commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post NCR18650B - The Future of RC Aircraft Batteries?
"Quadzimodo, the NCR18650B is available with and without the protected circuit. I use without to lower weight and because i don't want my batteries to cut when my hexa is 50m in the air."
Mar 9
Tommy Larsen commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post NCR18650B - The Future of RC Aircraft Batteries?
"The NCR18650B is also rated at 2C..."
Mar 8
Tommy Larsen commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post NCR18650B - The Future of RC Aircraft Batteries?
"Haven't played with NCR18650PD no, but i want to play with the new Panasonic NCR18650G 3600mah :)"
Mar 8
Tommy Larsen commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post NCR18650B - The Future of RC Aircraft Batteries?
"I take them down to 2.7volt. Now i'm looking at the LG D1 18650 4.35volt cells. Much cheaper and the discharge voltage curve is higher and more flat than the Panasonics. I think maybe the LG cell will be better for copter and Panasonic is best…"
Mar 8

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About Me:
Have been flying model airplanes since 1992 and consider myself an experienced flyer. I work as a Software Engineer developing surveillance systems for Telecom industri. I have 16 years of experience in computer/server, communication and security systems(A few years as a commercial diver in between).
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Loooong range flights! :-)
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Full size Y6 Air-Scooter

Posted on August 29, 2013 at 10:37am 35 Comments

I sat down and made a sketch after i got the idea of making a full-size Y6 with an APM2.5 and Arducopter firmware :)…

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Skywalker X8 hand injury

Posted on June 8, 2013 at 12:38am 49 Comments

Everytime i launch my X8 it's never any problems. That was until i mounted a bigger propeller. I went from 13x6 to 14x9.5 and my plane "suddenly" went out of my hand much faster than before! The result is a painful hand and a lot of thinking :) Maybe some of you guys should think twice before you hand launch…

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Skywalker X8 - Video and Telemetry via 3g internet

Posted on May 5, 2013 at 12:36pm 61 Comments

Here is a short video presentation of my Skywalker X8 UAV using 3g broadband internet for video and telemetry.

 

Onboard my X8 i have this ZTE MF60 3g/Wifi router which handles the communication for the APM2.5 and the…

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 7:29am on October 16, 2012, OJørgen said…

Takk skal du ha :)

At 11:16am on January 2, 2014, Tyrell John said…

Hi Tommy Larsen.

I'm needing help on my project.

Maybe if you go some time you can show me how to get thing to working

http://mrt247.wix.com/project-arrow

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