Veikko Vierola
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My new QUAD project: Design is not that pretty but it is actually quite handy and robust system

Started Oct 14, 2014 0 Replies

Plastic bottles are very good, cheap, light and crash resistant landing gear. Bigger bottles also adds water flotation capability to the UAV. …Continue

Tags: copter, water, float, UAV, gear

Pixhawk external usb port pinout

Started Sep 21, 2014 0 Replies

Hi, is there pixhawk ext usb port pinout available which one is + - and d+ d- ?

Pixhawk stays in the ESC calibration mode.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Veikko Vierola Sep 19, 2014. 2 Replies

Hi,I have Favourite Sky III 30AX4 4 in 1 ESC. I'm calibrating the ESC like this;1. I put radio on, I set full throttle2. I power up Pixhawk and wait for musical startup tone of Pixhawk and then…Continue

Tags: Pixhawk, throttle, problem, mode, calibration

Pixhawk SBUS support

Started this discussion. Last reply by Veikko Vierola Sep 2, 2014. 1 Reply

Hi, I'm using Futaba T8FG Tx and Futaba R6208SB Rx connected to the Pixhawk RC IN port. In the Mission Planner radio calibration page all bars are grey with no movement when radio sticks are given…Continue

Tags: output, input, calibration, R6208SB, radio


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UAV technology, GPS, automation, solar power, electric motors, datalink.

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Posted on June 20, 2012 at 2:20pm 40 Comments

I was thinking about an idea of a redundant UAV with 2 x APMs, 2 x RXs, Dual Servos/surfaces, 2 x ESCs and 2 x motors. The plane should be designed so that it could fly with only one motor if needed.

The idea of functionality:

  • If something in APM(A) network fails or works…

Design post #1

Posted on November 19, 2011 at 3:00pm 5 Comments

I'm planning to put my old and new ideas and designs to this post for commenting. Here is one of them.  It flies quite well and the wing is…


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At 7:25pm on November 19, 2011, Kenneth Duffek said…

Hi Veikko,

The camera used was a Canon 5D MarkII 21Mp 14 second exposure at iso 3200.



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