I've read lost about FBW on the wiki, notably this article (https://code.google.com/p/ardupilot-mega/wiki/FlightModesFlyByWire), which describes the mode as attitude control with manual throttle.
I'm using APM 2.4 and my FBW A runs my prop at 45% or so. There are several places in the documentation where this is contradicted.
What's going on here? Is that prop supposed to spin or not? I'd prefer it not to, honestly. 45% is a big waste of battery when you're already at altitude and you had some gliding in mind.
Is anyone else seeing this?