I am setting up an octa, having just replaced my APM with a pixhawk.As the max current will be over 90A I have made up an attopilot 150A system and a 5V BEC, all wired into the power port. This is…Continue
Have just bitten the bullet and ordered a pixhawk.I notice in the instructions is says 'APM power module-REQUIRED' and it appears to ship with one.However I will be using it on my big octa and the…Continue
I am currently using my own design ‘H’ frame quad with great success. It has the fore and aft arms mounted on silicone o rings and has very low levels of vibration, both on APM and direct mounted…Continue
I have been trying to find the main location for APM 3.0 beta info and discussions but most of it seems to be in other topics. Anyway I have installed 3.0 rc6 and have got about 2 hours flying on it…Continue
I would like to share my latest 7kg multicopter design with the DIY drones community.
Having designed and operated fixed wing, helicopter and multicopter camera systems for a number of years now I have learned what is important, at least to my operation, namely low vibration, endurance and ease of use.
The first two are…Continue
Having completed many UAV filming jobs from locations without vehicle access I was looking to improve the logistics of getting the equipment on site. I have occasionally left some vital components in the car 2km away I wanted to have everything (except the copter) in one box.
Our Holden Drone has been finished for some for some time now but I have not had time to edit and upload any video until now.
During these two merged flights we were testing most of the Arduplane modes including some tight figure 8 waypoint routes around the field. RTL, circle and FBW all worked well. This was all done line of…Continue