"Howdy, just did this same procedure this morning, worked great. Assuming this is a new pixhawk install, there is one step you need to do first. Connect to your pixhawk with Mission planner and do a radio calibration first to get your endpoints…"
"Figured out what the problem was... My copter was out of commission for awhile, and I updated the PPM firmware, and mission planner ( last time was Februaryish) and when going back into Mission planner, I expected to see the firmware tab as mission…"
Full disclosure first, I do not work for and am not affiliated with this company. It looks like a very promising concept to prevent the loss of our expensive copters. I ordered some of their Stick-N-Find bluetooth stickers, and now they are…
"Full disclosure: I am also a newbie to quad copters, however I have three helicopters so I am used to flying.
Helicopters take hundreds (if not thousands) hours to master. Quads with stabilization features like the APM make flying easy.
"Was afraid you were going to say that... Yes I have individually calibrated the motors / escs. Wondering if I should run a bit of "burn in" on the motors, let them run through a pack or two and then re-calibrate. "
Hi all, new to the quad copter game, and just took my first flight today with the APM 2.5 and a delrin framed quad in X configuration. Followed all the tutorials, wiki pages and documentation I could get my hands on. In stabilize mode it runs…