Soft Start Throttle

For me it seems APM system leaves about 20% of the first throttle travel as dead slack, then suddenly springs forth with about 20% duty cycle in the PWM signal.  This probably isn't an issue for most users, but for those of us with larger ships and/or supply rails, it tends to put a bit of stress on things.  Is there any setting anywhere to adjust this?

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    This is the minimum throttle value. To edit this you must compile with Arduino. We can change this later to the Mission planner if needed.

    in your APM_config.h set this to the minimum value, 130 of 1000 is the default. (13%) Lower it but keep it high enough so that your motors won't stall.
    #define MINIMUM_THROTTLE 130

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