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  • Thanks Bill, I've done that.

    The page you directed me to is the one I mention in my post as the one I don't understand (code google site).

    Sorry for posting here.

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    @john: Click add discussion above to create a forum topic about his to discuss. See here http://code.google.com/p/ardupilot-mega/wiki/MultipleAilerons for more info on ailerons
  • Apm with 2 aileron servos

    Hello all,
    Can anyone tell me how to setup separate aileron servos for APM 2.5? I'm flying a fairly large powered glider and a Y lead just won't do. I've just bought the APM and I've looked at the Code Google site but I don't understand what they're talking about.
    I can't find any answers to this question although I've seen several questions posted.
    If I can't figure this out I'll have to start saving for another unit for RTH and stabilize, which is all I bought it for.
    I've thought of just using one aileron on the APM and connecting the other direct from Rx to the servo.  I think this might work for RTH as that should'nt involve any wild flying
    I started looking through various forums but the search didn't find anything on this subject.

    Many thanks for any help
  • I am using DraftSight at the moment as I want the pieces cut by a laser cutter.  The company that does it accepts .dwg files.


  • Worth to look at:


  • This isn't ready for prime time yet, but it already might do some elements of what some builders might want to do ... but at the moment you need to be able to fiddle (just a tiny bit) with python to use it.  https://code.google.com/p/madesigner/

  • Hi All, Was looking for an easy to use model airplane CAD program any suggestions?

  • please tell me that can we design software for ardu plane in c sharp?

  • hey know somehow use in aircraft or GLOW has no chance?

  • Very important to know, I will arrange to purchase an electric airplane as soon as possible.

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Cruise speed

Hi,I want to adjust cruise speed.At default settings I have a ground speed of about 42km/h (without airspeed sensor), and I think the optimal speed should be lower. In the mission planner I have value "Cruise speed", default 12m/s. I updated it to 9.5, but don't see any change in actual cruise speed.How to set cruise speed?Are these different settings with RTL speed? For RTL I prefer keep it as is - less efficient, but more reliable.Is it possible to adjust cruise speed during flight, providing…

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Long distance LiPo

I'm currently building a Talon (v3), mainly waiting for parts.While looking for high capacity batteries I found out two things; There are a lot of brands, and prices are still steep in the high-cap regions.I've also seen a few people on the Tube using 18650 cells, but none of those explain why.Does anyone here have experience with these custom 18650 packs?And which 'cheap' brands of standard 5~12A 4S seem to work best?I'm going to use an Emax GT3526 710KV swinging a 13x6.5 prop, which should…

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Quad plane pitch problem

Hi I have been setting up 2 quad planes, pretty standard setups...flying wing with 4 vtol motors and a rear mounted pusher motor. Both builds wich are on different firmware versions have reversed pitch in quad mode but correct pitch and pitch stabilisation in plane mode. I cannot for the life of me find a parameter related solely to quad pitch reversal. Is there anyone out there that can help with this? Thanks.

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PreArm Check Error : Gyros inconsistent

Hi guys, I have a Pixhawk from Radiolink and always in every first attempt of armed I get the error "PreArm: Gyro Inconsistent".The most strange thing is that i'm using only the external gyro+compass. i disabled the internal to avoid this issue. Also- I tried to recalibrate the gyros at least 5 times.- I changed the firmware version from the latest to the 3.8.53 because i have a friend with the same board and he does not have issues.But i have the same behaviorIf i disconnect the battery and…

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