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Glitches uploading flight plan for APM 2.5 using Mission Planner 1.2.4x and ArduPlane 2.72 on X8 Skywalker

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wolfgang Luck May 17, 2013. 4 Replies

HiI have just lost control of my X8 last Friday during a survey mission using the APM2.5 and Mission Planner 1.2.4x and ArdoPlane 2.72.Having a successful flight the previous day, I could not get the…Continue

 

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Wolfgang Luck replied to Richard's discussion Using Flying wings for aerial mapping
"Seams that I have to swallow my words there regarding the X5 and give mine another try."
Jul 29, 2015
Wolfgang Luck replied to Richard's discussion Using Flying wings for aerial mapping
"Hi Arga Yes start with a plane like the bixler, or if you want to get something bigger and start doing aerial work, a traditional Skywalker. I have heard allot of good things about the FX61. The X6 from Skywalker is also a good candidate. I highly…"
Jul 22, 2015
Wolfgang Luck replied to Richard's discussion Using Flying wings for aerial mapping
"Hi Arga Aeromao used to sell a system based on the X5 that met your criteria, It was however marginal and both the Skywalker X5 and X8 are not ideal as UAV's as they tend to tipstall and are not overly efficient. I have a X5 and played around…"
Jul 22, 2015
Wolfgang Luck left a comment for Walter Smit
"Hi Walter Great to hear from you. I have a heavely modified X8 (Berghaan) that could do the job. I would need to set up the system for long range though. Can you tell me something about the required product (just high resolution geometric or…"
Apr 23, 2014
Wolfgang Luck replied to Hennie Kieser's discussion CUAASA - Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa in the group South African DIY Drones User Group
"Thanks Gary. A partner / client is in Durban and I would like to show you my Berghaan / X8 mod. Where in the Midlands are you based? Greetings Wolfgang"
Mar 13, 2014
Wolfgang Luck replied to Hennie Kieser's discussion CUAASA - Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa in the group South African DIY Drones User Group
"Yes and it would be an honour to meet you Gary. Lets see what excuse they have got for the short notice. Just as well, next week I would have been out of the country."
Mar 13, 2014
Wolfgang Luck replied to Hennie Kieser's discussion CUAASA - Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa in the group South African DIY Drones User Group
"Hi Hennie Which room? Greetings Wolfgang"
Mar 13, 2014
Wolfgang Luck replied to Hennie Kieser's discussion CUAASA - Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa in the group South African DIY Drones User Group
"Hi when and where (building)? Ill be there. Greetings Wolfgang"
Mar 13, 2014
Wolfgang Luck replied to Richard's discussion Using Flying wings for aerial mapping
"Hi Martin Im from the Cape of Storms, so we would like to be able to fly in winds exceeding 40km / h so a top speed of 120km / h and a cruising speed of 80km / h is desirable. Regarding the payload, both. We are trying to support a large range of…"
Dec 18, 2013
Wolfgang Luck replied to Richard's discussion Using Flying wings for aerial mapping
"Hi John Just got back from my trip oversees. Would be great talking shop with you off-line about many aspects of our trade and the X-8 in particular. Regarding a new model. I think we need to decide which strategy can provide us with the most…"
Dec 16, 2013
Wolfgang Luck replied to Richard's discussion Using Flying wings for aerial mapping
"Hi John Appologies for the delayed reply. Im on a business trip at the moment in SE Asia. The X 8 is great. We have done several modifications to the airframe though. Creating a mold should be sraight forward, theres the option of 3D printing. We…"
Dec 8, 2013
Wolfgang Luck replied to Richard's discussion Using Flying wings for aerial mapping
"Hi John That is quite impressive, well done. I have a similar X8 setup here in South Africa but am still experimenting with different HR payloads. My best bet is currently on the Samsung NX 1000 because it is quite a bit cheaper than the Sony NEX 7…"
Dec 6, 2013
Wolfgang Luck replied to Simon Howroyd's discussion Wing Flutter in the group X8
"Hi Simon As mentioned by Christiaan, this problem with the X8 is known. I think I have experienced the same problem flying faster than 100km / h. I am also experimenting with different, fast, cheap and light methods of enhancing the wings strength…"
Jul 26, 2013
Wolfgang Luck replied to Richard's discussion Using Flying wings for aerial mapping
"instead of using ArcGIS, use Qgis. it is free just as easy to use and can do practically the same as ArcGIS"
Jun 1, 2013
Wolfgang Luck replied to Wolfgang Luck's discussion Glitches uploading flight plan for APM 2.5 using Mission Planner 1.2.4x and ArduPlane 2.72 on X8 Skywalker
"Hi Soren Yes, this is the order of waypoints we need. The previous day I flew close to 90 and that went well. Yes I am a German South African with Namibian roots. I will definitely upgrade to 2.7.3. Lets hope there is a stable version down the line…"
May 17, 2013
Søren Kuula replied to Wolfgang Luck's discussion Glitches uploading flight plan for APM 2.5 using Mission Planner 1.2.4x and ArduPlane 2.72 on X8 Skywalker
"Hi, You seriously had 121 waypoints loaded? And do you live in South Africa? Yes the navigation appears totally busted. Hunting around in a never ending left turn for a WP that is 500 meters away (if circling around it caused the hunting, there was…"
May 17, 2013

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Im building a UAV as a research project.
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I am a Remote Sensing expert and have also been into RC planes as a hobby for many years. Its time to combine the two passions which is why i have decided to build a UAV using COTS and equip it with different sensors to aquire imagery substituting the purchase of high resolution satellite imagery.
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