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Flying Wing Crash Analysis

I've crashed 3 birds in a row, I need someone else's opinion on what caused this crash.  I have all of the logs posted below minus the .log file as there is a 7mb limit.

I have people depending on me to fly these things, any help would greatly be appr

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Preflight Calibration No Longer Working

About the release time of ArduPlane 3.5 I noticed that the Preflight Reboot Shutdown started to work.  I also noticed that the Preflight Calibration no longer works.  It had a nice "command received" message when it calibrated.

I've tried everything I

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For Sale: 2 APM 2.5's

One is a RC Timer the other is from 3DR, both come with GPS module and connecting wire.  $80 each.  Pulled from working drones, I need to downsize my fleet!!

Please PM me on this site, Paypal is preferred, I can mail these if you are inside USA for fr

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APM 2.6 induced flutter, all channels


In manual mode (stabilize when manual inputs are used) I get flutter on all channels, as in all servos move when I touch the stick.

It appears that in automatic modes (RTL) the flutter appears again as my video (servos pointing the camera) jer

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OSD works, grey screen for video

I can not solve this:  I have a grey screen for video.

Please keep in mind, this setup WAS WORKING.  3691101331?profile=originalI had video but no OSD, so I started to mess with it, now I have only OSD and grey background (see pic). 

I have a minimOSD v1.1 board.

I have tried ALL

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RTL mode does NOT bring plane back.

I have a proven X8.  By proven I mean I've gotten 50 minutes of controlled flight out of it in multiple modes on multiple occasions.  Something has changed and I don't know what it is.

Today I almost lost it.  I had it in stabilize mode at 350ft.  I s

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No telemetry but good display...

3690950769?profile=originalAs you can see I get everything BUT none of it works!  All the numbers never change.

MP is version 1.2.1 with MAV 1.0, MinimOSD flashed with the Jun 1st release of the MCM and HEX files (multiple times with the FTDI cable from DIY drones).

2 stage powe

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