"From Leimbach to Rote Fabrik, that's quite ambitious, considering that you have to keep visual contact with your drone :)
I lost an EasyStar a few months ago, with similar symptoms. You can read about it here: Hardware or software glitch? -…"
I can't compare APM to any other autopilot. But I can tell you, APM can't compensate for your lack in flying skills!
I'd suggest you to get a flight sim and practice until you feel confident to launch a real plane. Then get yourself an…"
"One thing: Did you try to redownload the mission after uploading it to APM? Clear the mission in MP, then click "Read WPs".
This is just to make sure the mission is really completely uploaded to AMP. I noticed that missions sometimes are being…"
"Hi Terence, nice to see someone building this. I hope you will update with more pictures as you progress.
I want to order one too, but I'm considering getting slower motors with larger props. I'm wondering if it would be possible to fit 6 inch props…"
"Thanks Marcos and Zach for your replies.
I replaced the relevant components and ran all tests multiple times. Unfortunately it doesn't start up reliably, gyro calibration sometimes just does not happen. It makes a difference if I put pressure on the…"
Hi everyone!I need your opinion on why the following might have happened.Last weekend I had a nasty crash with my EasyStar and APM1.0, using ArduPlane 2.28 and MissionPlanner 1.1.19. On that day temperature was between -10C and -5C, light wind and…
Hi everyone!I had a nasty crash last weekend. (More to follow…) Now my IMU shield needs some repair :) Fortunately it still boots up and the imu test results make some sense. Here's a pic of what has gone missing on the board plus my thoughts about…
"Very nice model indeed!
There is another 3d model of APM/Oilpan and a few other things at http://grabcad.com/library/ardupilot-mega in Solidworks and STEP/IGES format. Not as detailed of course, but dimensions are accurate and sufficient for a quick…"