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Problem downloading Arduplane Dataflash Logs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wessie Dec 1, 2014. 4 Replies

Hey guys, hoping is just me doing something silly, but I am having problems downloading my log files after the recent Arduplane firmware update. We had some AWESOME long range flights this weekend,…Continue

Mission planner CLI wont talk to AP 2.74

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Oborne Oct 16, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi MichaelI still have some 1280 APM1 boards, that I dont want to throw away  just yet, so want to use them for ArduPlane purposes.The Previous code, 2.74, still works on the APM1 1280, but for setup…Continue

Mission Planner Feature Request 1.2.81

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wessie Oct 13, 2013. 12 Replies

Hi MichaelWould you be able to do the following, it would make log analisys so much easier.…Continue

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Mission planner feature Request

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin Corns May 24. 62 Replies

@Michael OFrom THIS conversation,Would it be possible for you to put human friendly times accross the top of the dataflash graphs? Please leave the line numbers there.While I am at it , could you…Continue

 

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wendell austria commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Iv'e had my right top motor go out on y6b without any issues during a long flight .... the bottom motor took over so smoothly i didn't even notice it went out until it got close enough to notice ... even didn't notice anything on my…"
Jun 23
Felipe Rabat commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"A couple of things:  (1) I have found out that for take off, it is better to gun it (not FULL throttle, but enough to get it into the air quickly) than to slowly creep the throttle up.  When you slowly creep up the throttle, there is a…"
Jun 18
James A commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Craig it could be one of the motors or even multiple, I had the same issue although it was normally in one direction. Turned out to be two bad motors, the only way I new was a pulsing sound when going beyond about 40% throttle followed by running up…"
Jun 18
Doug Walmsley commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Well as you know DG, I've spent a lot of time configuring my modified Y6B to use 690Kv pancake motors for performance and cooling and 1247 on top and 1347 on bottom and have found at the moment the best configuration for me.  It really…"
May 25
DG commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"So the question of the day for DIY coaxials is..... How much time and money are you willing to spend to get the perfect combination?"
May 25
DG commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"I did some reading, then had a discussion with the guys at Ecalc about this: http://www.ecalc.ch/calcinclude/help/xcoptercalchelp.htm#hints  and started a discussion at RCG http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2365475 There many…"
May 25
Felipe Rabat commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"I have always heard about the larger prps being on the bottom.  What is the advantage of having them on top?"
May 25
DG commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"I'm happy to report my cantankerous Spy 750 Y6 is now a wonderful machine to fly with the latest Auto Tune. It now has Xoar 15.5 props on top, 14x7 bottom. The handling and stability even in wind is very good. The Xoars aren't as efficient…"
May 24
Kevin Corns replied to Wessie's discussion Mission planner feature Request
"Thanks, that solved the problem."
May 24

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Michael Oborne replied to Wessie's discussion Mission planner feature Request
"change your font size in control panel back to normal (100%)"
May 23
Kevin Corns replied to Wessie's discussion Mission planner feature Request
"Was anyone able to solve the issue with the screen resolution? I loaded MP on a Toughbook CF-30 and the screen fit 1024 x 768. I don't know how or why, but I have the same issue as Jon C. "
May 23
Stone1295 commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"As far as using the beta firmware 3.3rc1, there are still issues in autotune.  The Dev's have figured out what the issues are but the fix won't be implemented until 3.3rc2.  They had hoped the 3.3rc2 would've been released…"
Apr 27
Tim Painter commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Thanks  Nathanie    Great advice , I will try individual  axis auto tune tomorrow.  I assume I must disable pitch /roll lock first. something else that i notice is that with the  "B" configuration that all…"
Apr 27

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Nathaniel Caner commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"You can also select individual axis for tuning now as well. For example you can just tune roll if you want, or you can tune roll and pitch, or roll and yaw. It's controlled by a parameter that can be set before running autotune. You can read…"
Apr 27
Felipe Rabat commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Figures...  I am running 3.2..."
Apr 27

Moderator
Nathaniel Caner commented on Wessie's group Arducopter Y6 Owners
"Autotune does tune yaw in AC3.3 rc1. Regards, Nathaniel ~KD2DEY"
Apr 27

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X-UAV Talon Unboxing Video NOW LIVE

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 10:54pm 39 Comments

 

Our first small batch of Talon UAV aircraft have arrived!  Unpacked the first one, (naturally that will be my very own) and must say i am so far impressed with what I see. I think this is going to kick the Skywalker's @ss!

 

Checked the net, and found only a russian version of the…

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About the only use a DJI Phantom is good for

Posted on November 5, 2013 at 11:10pm 12 Comments

Just kidding of course!

How to scare the porridge out of the kids this halloween

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 2:30am 25 Comments

Stole this from Model airplane News, thought the effect is stunning!

Gonna send some people running!! LOL

Meet Big Bertha and the Boys

Posted on September 9, 2011 at 2:22am 10 Comments

 

Hi Diy'ers

 

Thought I would share my latest Project with you, and keep a running log of our progress. Your comments and suggestions are most welcome!

 

The Team :

Wessie van der Westhuizen a.k.a…

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Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 10:42pm on November 20, 2011, Gustav Kuhn said…

Mmm, very quiet here......

And the weather sucks, wind, rain, wind, rain......................

At 8:55am on October 17, 2013, Cronselaar said…

Hi

What will the pricing be on your talon kit? And if you need anyone to demo or test i'm up for it... Mechanical engineering student ( final year) at NWU Pukke... I'm also involved with the anti-poaching competition and will also be entering a team.

Kind Regards

Gerrit

cronselaar@gmail.com

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