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Built a Quad Which flew okay - have now fitted a APM board and will shortly reconfigure the airframe ready to take a camera for aerial photography.


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Adrian Wells replied to Glenn M's discussion Another arducopter flips on takeoff thread.
"Usually the problem is pretty simple Abbas. Have a read through the items above. Check out the reply directly above yours, and the others. If nothing stands out, start again  from scratch, remove props, disconnect motor wires, remove your controller…"
May 23, 2018
Adrian Wells replied to Glenn M's discussion Another arducopter flips on takeoff thread.
"Personally I can't remember how I fixed mine, It was probably something stupid like a reversed motor. but I would suggest double checking prop rotation and correct prop. Also, check all connections and security of all parts and wires, especially the…"
Aug 22, 2015
Adrian Wells replied to Mike Governale's discussion FailSafe Disarm & Crash 400ft up... NOT GOOD, but could have been worse.. in ArduCopter User Group
"Hi Henri,
"How do you protect your barometric chip from light?"
I've seen lots of references like this and being intrigued/concerned, I have scoured the data sheets. I have not found any mention of light being a factor in measurement. What will make…"
Feb 21, 2014
Adrian Wells replied to Arnaud Vandecasteele's discussion Control APM flight modes using a Spektrum DX6i
"John, very useful, thank you!
I too am using an Orange Rx and DX6i Tx
I had been researching adding a variable resister to flaps or gear - not possible.What this solution does, is it gives the option of adding a rotary switch to the three toggle swi…"
Feb 14, 2014
Adrian Wells replied to Glenn M's discussion Another arducopter flips on takeoff thread.
"I also have a flipping copter ;)
I have just changed FC from a KK5.5 to a  Arducopter 2.5 (AP2 latest download) - both in X mode, using 'simple' control - everything on the airframe WAS fine before.
The effect is that it trys to flip port to starboa…"
Jan 23, 2014
Adrian Wells replied to Haikal Pribadi's discussion ESC won't calibrate and constantly beeps
"Not sure if this helps anyone, just happened to me:-
I had similar issues - just converting from another FC to my first Arducoter - many issues with ESCs, kept recalibrating RX, and ESCs (using the altogether method). At one point two motors ran! Th…"
Jan 17, 2014