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Help! Random Motor surge/twitch

I completed a build of a Tarot 650 Ironman and have done two short test flights. I am experiencing random motor surge/twitch which makes the aircraft unstable. In a previous build I had the same problem. Once, during a waypoint mission, the aircraft

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Another Radio Calibration Failure

Guys, I hate to post this, as radio calibration failures have been reported before, typically the problem was something simple such as reversing the pins (signal to gnd) or reversing the inputs/outputs. I have searched this forum and have found nothi

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Large Voltage Drop After Takeoff

I built and modified a Parallax Elev-8 quadcopter - added an APM 2.6, external GPS/compass, telemetry transceiver, and later a Tarot 2 axis gimbal and 600 mW video transmitter. But I was not happy with the flight endurance time using the stock 1050 k

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Terrible Endurance Flight Time

I need some advice - I modified a Parallax Elev-8 quadcopter by fabricating a boom from alunimum U-channel stock to hang a Tarot 2 axis gimbal/GoPro camera. The aircraft is using an APM 2.6 FCU, with external GPS/compass, telemetry and a small video

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