My ArduCopter 3DR Quad tethered 'flight' results

 

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The Quad was tethered for testing per 

http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/arducopter-2-0-42?commentId=705844%3AComment%3A641578 Allen Bishop's post.

AC All Up Weight:  1325gm (included NanoTech 2.2 Lipo)

Planner V1.0.76

APM Firmware ArduCopter V2.0.45 Beta

Radio: Futaba 9c


Mode: STABILIZED  SIMPLE ON

Results:

Roll and Pitch stabilization worked. (needs some tuning)

No yaw stabilization at all.

Yaw, roll,and pitch stick commands worked.

Hover required .75 A  @ 1/2 stick  (50% expo on throttle)

Full Power  3.75 Amps.  At full power system lifted additional 2.4 Kilos!

 

Need to resolve failure of yaw stabilization.

 

 

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