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Locking gimbal design, Help needed please.

Started this discussion. Last reply by alex corbett Sep 10, 2013. 12 Replies

Hello all,I've been developing a locking gimbal system for a few months now and I'm in desperate need of some software to make my gimbal work fully.The basic idea for the gimbal is for a second…Continue

Tags: gimbal

LAUNCHING FROM A MOVING BOAT, CAN IT BE DONE?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Noth666 Mar 12, 2013. 32 Replies

 Hi Everyone,Im pretty sure it cant be done but I thought i would put it out there anyway.  The boat is a 20-30ft fishing boat that will be out in open waters off the coast by about a mile or so. I…Continue

FRSKY PPM SETUP HELP REQUIRED PLEASE.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Randy May 9, 2013. 31 Replies

Hi All, Im having a bit of brain fade. Having just upgraded to 2.9.1 from 2.7.3 its been a while since Ive had to do much setup. Ive also added a frsky d4r-II rx in ppm mode to the mix. Ive already…Continue

Tags: apm2, problem, cppm, Frsky

Learning how to analyse logs

Started this discussion. Last reply by alex corbett Sep 27, 2012. 8 Replies

Wassup people,Is there anybody out there who would be kind enough help me analyse my latest flight log that ended in a crash?In the past i (since a year) have had good sucsess with my APM2 mounted in…Continue

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About Me:
Desperate to give uavs a go but worried I havnt got the time.(wife and kids) I've been flying for 20 years all sorts of craft. Currently on fpv.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Got a 90 size gasser that I would love to turn into a uav project. Would love to be able to reach a level where waypoint navigation from my laptop is reliable.
Hometown:
bristol

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At 10:32am on March 3, 2012, Colin said…

Hi Alex,

I did get my tricopter flying on the APM1. It wasn't nearly as good as the KK board though. Aero mode wasn't worth trying, but stabilize was manageable. I had to turn all the D terms to zero. Others were rate_p 0.118 stab_p 5.5 and stab_yawP 7.6 - this is on an RCExplorer tricopter.

The tri was jerking a lot though, every 2 or 3 seconds I think... putting on a five degree roll or pitch and back again. Also the yaw felt sloppy.

I managed to break my GPS and needed my APM for the T3 contest on fixed wing, so I've put the tri down for now. I think it needs a lot of work

Please let me know if you have any better luck!!

Colin

At 5:15am on February 17, 2014, Andrew Howell said…

Hi Alex.  Please contact Andrew Howell of BCB International Ltd, arh@bcbin.com or 07970 852488

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