Hi, I've just maidened my 3DR Y6 into the ground, and I'm not sure why. (This is my first multirotor, I've flown a trad heli and fixed wing up until now.)I got it light on the skids for a moment then…Continue
Hi, I've just had a flight where my airspeed was way out, it was as much as 15m/s or 50km/hr less than the groundspeed on a very calm day.Can anyone help me work out if it is a leak, a sensor error,…Continue
I want to fly auto missions that go out of Tx range. I'm not sure what failsafe settings I should use.One answer might be to disable the APM failsafe settings (THR_FAILSAFE=0) and instead have the Rx…Continue
Hi all. I've been testing the effect of different cruise airspeed settings on power consumption, but in the range that I've been testing (8m/s, 9m/s and 10m/s) it has almost no effect on actual…Continue
Last month I detailed my plans and preparation for an attempt at a 100km flight in a blog here.
Well yesterday the weather was ideal and my preparations (nearly) complete so I went for it and achieved a flight distance of 126km in a time of 2 hr 46 min 40 sec.
I can't attach my log file here because it's too big. It's 15MB and there's a 7MB limit. Any ideas how I…
I'd like to fly my plane 100km. Partly to earn the cool badge, but mostly to see if I can.
The airframe is a Bormatec Maja airframe which is made from EPP, has a wingspan of 2.2m and an empty weight of 2kg.
I've been tuning it over the last several months to get the best efficiency I can. I've…Continue