All Discussions (575)

Sort by

Thank you !

To the developers, designers, code writers of this fine project.

My final test this morning was switching the Tx off, and watching the plane start, and complete a way point mission.

After the mission, it came back, and started circling launch.

 

20111009

Read more…
3 Replies

AUTO mode does not work

AUTO mode does not work

Hello everyone. I have scheduled a mission for my APM mounted on a skywalker, but when I put the auto mode, this is left circling home. any idea why not make themsion?


appreciate your help.

auto mode is at the end of the attachme

Read more…
3 Replies

Suitable plane in Europe

Hi guys,

   I am about to make the leap to the world of UAVs - I've done many Arduino projects, but none that fly.

 

I'm based in Ireland, adn I'm wondering if anyone in Europe can recommend a good plane, with enough lift to take the APM, GPS, speed sen

Read more…
6 Replies

Convenient Platform for Testing

I settled on an eFlite Taylorcraft as a good platform for testing the APM.  The cabin is large and the wing has a window on top.  I left the cabin side windows out to so I could reach in to flip the CLI switch and insert a USB cable when needed.

I use

Read more…
5 Replies

ACM a APM

Hi all, I was using APM firmware AC 2039  had success flying my QUAD. but now I want to urge the APM in my skywalker. plane load the 2.22 firmware to configure all the sensors and radio as usual and it works well. but when I disconnect the battery an

Read more…
0 Replies

APM v2.22

Dear All:I am new to APM (1.4) and just loaded the v 2.22 via APM mission planner.The firmware loads without any errors. When I go to setup the radio its giving me problems. Some times it detects the 4 joystick channels and some times it doesnt. Mode

Read more…
1 Reply

AttoPilot 90A/50V Voltage/Current Sensor

Hello,

 

Has anybody had any success with the  AttoPilot 90A/50V Voltage/Current Sensor as described in the instruction wiki?

I am able to get the voltage portion portion working via AN0 but have kinda ran into a brick wall regarding the current sensing

Read more…
2 Replies

Looking for waypoint tracks picture

Hi all

 

the other night I was trolling the forums, and came accross a picture (google earth-type screenshot) where someone had posted a collection of parallel tracks, and the track log superimposed.

 

Looked like a search pattern.

 

Tonight I need it , an

Read more…
2 Replies

Reversing DIP switches

I've asked this before, but never got an answer, or it got lost :-)

How do I check if the rudder dip switch is in the correct position ?

 

I've now done a few navigation flights, with the dip switch in either position, and can't say I see any difference

Read more…
5 Replies

Yaw gyro drift

I'm experiencing a variable drift in my yaw gyro of my oilpan IMU shield. The drift is about .01 degrees per second on average. Is this normal? Will adding a magnetometer help reduce this drift?

Read more…
1 Reply
3D Robotics

APM Roadmap

Folks, The Dev Team is working on the APM hardware and software roadmap. Here are some highlights: As I've mentioned before, the hardware roadmap (next 12 months) is to move to a 32-bit architecture along with the rest of the Arduino project. This

Read more…
5 Replies