I needed to take some video around noon and was getting high HDOPThe IRIS was sitting on the ground for about 5 minutes and when I went to unplug the batteryand reboot noticed that the top was hot.I normally fly a dawn and just before sunset and…
"If it is not a calibration issue then it might be a hardware problem like the position feedback
or motor drive.
I would ask if it is possible to remove the drone control loop by removing the props and holding the drone
in your hand, moving the…"
"So my flights are 15 minutes, thus 60 hours is 240 flights and I guess that the Hugues post is no lube just a change out?
Is our conclusion that lubrication every 6 flights is not needed?
Did I miss something,or do we not know what motors are used…"
"Just got a reply from 3DR
"In regards the motor lubrication; unfortunately we have no guidelines on this at the time, but I'll make sure to bring it up to see if there's any pointers we can share."
So my action item to find out what 3DR recommends…"
"At conferences I go to, when a group explores a subject often times, a good deal of experience and knowledge happens rapid fire. At some point, the moderator or person who brought up the discussion, gives a first summary that may fire up some more…"
"That said, as long as you can point out that you are in fact intending to fly below 400 feet, not within 5 miles of an airport and that you will maintain visual line of sight at all times, you are fully qualified to fly under the current hobbyist…"
"way In the past I took care of weather stations on farms in Hawaii. The soil would become
airborne during the dry months and the wind speed an direction instruments were mechanical
and had ball bearings. During testing the ball bearing had heavy…"
If the stuff on the bottom is removed with liquid....
it is not magnetic because it would stick and be difficult to get off....
Do you agree?
I saw the magnets...are the bearings are covered with the same colored stuff?