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Mission Planner latest version


today I actualized my version of MP on the PC.

Then I found that the FULL PARAMETER LIST is gone.

The FULL PARAMETER TREE is also not visible in the menue.

Is it just me or is the MP version 1.3.44 just without this option?


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burning wires in COMPASS_MOT calibration !


during the COMPASS_MOT calibration I burned the wires with the DF13 plugs from the PM to the Pixhawk.

I'm lost because it is the second time this happened with two different FC on the copter.

I'm using 6S Lipo and a PM that reads DC in 2S - 7S - 5.4

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Postion Hold vs. Loiter mode (APM 2.5 3DR)


out of sheer curiosity I'm often changing the flight modes.

Now I'm wondering what is the difference between LOITER and POSITION_HOLD modes?

Is there an advantage from one over the other?

Both work well holding the copter firmly in the air.

Am I missi

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Hexacopter does not fly like before a crash


after a crash (beginner) I fixed a few broken things.

I also flash the APM 2.5 new because I changed too much parameters.

All mandatory things and settings and calibration done.

Now, during my first test flights I observe a strange behavior.

The Copte

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Compass interference !


trying my first flights I always ended in trees or wheat fields.

(Copter recovered every time)

Some times it flew good and respond well, even to my RTL test.

But suddenly during my "lessons" there where some flyaway attempts (had to shut down and do

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no GPS fix after update ?????????????

Hi , :D

this question was posted a few days ago and I have an aditional concern about the GPS matter.

I updatet the APM 2.5 to Arducopter v.2.8.1 hexa with the GPS connected. Would this erase the data from the GPS too ???????

3DR ublox lea6 GPS:
after tr

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GPS fix. No 3D fix after update

Hi ,
this is a question regarding the 3DR ublox lea6 GPS:
after trying out several things with no success I hope for help from this honorable forum and the experienced members.

About 11 weeks ago I purchased the APM 2.5 FC board and the GPS brand new an

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ublox lea6 back up battery life


this is a question regarding the battery installed on the 3drobotics GPS board:

Recent purchased, the GPS make a fix to the sat's in 10 to 30 seconds.

Now, the board was not used for a while and after hours connected via USB there is still no fix.


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APM 2.5 protection case. A suggestion


just read over your info, that an injection mold for the plastic case for the new APM board is ready.

I have a suggestion: Could you think about to offer these (protective) cases not only in black but also in a transparent option?

I like the color a

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Multicopter (Hexacopter) forum


my name is Bernardo, I'm located since 4 years in Germany. After a long time of reading about multicopter and comparing different brands and options I decided that the flight control and the electronics should be the ArduPilot Mega v. 2.5.

The desi

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