Skywalker X5 APM Group


Skywalker X5 APM Group

Skywalker X5 seems to be a popular frame used by a number of people, so this groups is created to pool the info on building and tuning your own X5 with APM on board.

Members: 37
Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2014

Discussion Forum

Motors and props for X5

Started by Pawel Stepien. Last reply by Dwgsparky Mar 20, 2014. 2 Replies

Hello,After some reading that overpowered X5 are difficult to manage, I decided to put there 200W, 1300kV motor and 7x4,5 folding prop.But it doesn't want to rise at launch... I've tried wing…Continue


Mods to X-5

Started by paul riseborough. Last reply by Jesus Sep 5, 2013. 15 Replies

After flying the X-5 in manual mode I came to the conclusion it didn't have enough weathercock stability so I have added a small amount of fin area above the motor mount as seen below. I also drilled…Continue


X-5 parameters file

Started by paul riseborough. Last reply by Gary Mortimer Aug 23, 2013. 18 Replies

Here's the parameters file from my X-5. Note that there is a cross-track velocity error gain which is used by the SW mods that i am currently testing.Cheers,PaulContinue

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Comment by Gary Mortimer on August 20, 2013 at 1:31pm

A couple of these coming my way so best join in here.

Comment by Richard on April 2, 2013 at 4:40am

Thought i'd post a video of my maiden flight.. worked well!

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