I'm new to APM. Picked up a cheap one from HK to give it a try. Setup and flash was very easy. Software is very intuitive. Put the unit in one of my home made canard planes. Programmed the Taranis for 6 modes and took her to the park. Flew perfect. Stabilize worked well. As did loiter and cruise. RTL worked both off the switch and with the receiver off. FBWA was awesome. Even my wife could fly with this mode.
Setup a few way points this am. Saved them. Went to a local park and they worked perfect. Very Happy.
BIG THANKS for the firmware and software!!!
Questions. With JP1 on can I power the plane and still plug in the usb? So far all programming has been done usb only plane unpowered.
Secondly. Whats the quality difference between a HK knock off and say a branded pixhawk. I'm okay right now running the HK unit on a home build but am wary about using it on a nice plane with expensive cameras on board. The fieyu tech stuff I have been using has been flawless up to this point and i'm hoping the APM equipment will replace it at a significant $ savings.
The Taranis, OpenLRSng and now APM. The sport is getting better and cheaper.