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Dave Dx replied to Dave Dx's discussion V Tail quad
"Hi Derek.

oops.
Mission Planner 1.3.17
It was under Beta firmwares.
Load this, you will get a prompt,
"These are beta firmwares, use at your own Risk!!!!"
Load the QUAD firmware to your APM.
Then connect, to mission planner, I used USB. (COM6, 1152…"
Jun 19, 2015
Dave Dx replied to Dave Dx's discussion V Tail quad
"Hi Derek, It's winter in Tasmania so not good flying weather.
I had to get an old windows XP computer going again, and install the latest mission planner, then in extra or experimental I found the V-Tail. I am at work and will be Home on the weeken…"
Jun 15, 2015
Dave Dx replied to Dave Dx's discussion V Tail quad
"Hi, I Have my frames ready, There is talk that firmware 3.2 has the V-Tail support, but I can NOT get that firmware, on Linux Mint 17 I have APMplanner2.0.15 and the latest firmware available is 3.1.5 Where is the 3.2 with V-tail support ???
I also…"
Oct 6, 2014
Dave Dx replied to Dave Dx's discussion V Tail quad
"Here are the pictures of the v2 frame.
FWD facing landing skids. Lighter frame design. Slight V in the rear section Stiffeners for extra strength.
I have mounted a BosCam on the front & a 1W 5.8ghz video TX on the rear.
And a 3DR minim OSD with a  7…"
Jul 12, 2014
Dave Dx replied to Dave Dx's discussion V Tail quad
"Hi Tearig

I have frame V2 flying now, I cut it out of 1mm FR4 (G10), it is light & for normal flying (video & photo or fun) it is ok, for Stunt 3D flying it would not be strong enough :( if i cut it out of 1.5mm or carbon-fiber it would be up to St…"
Jul 12, 2014
Dave Dx replied to Dave Dx's discussion V Tail quad
"Hi Again.
It would seam that on one is interested in my Free Frame.
Thats ok because i have not yet finished V2 yet, As I have been working on a Mini V tail, which i am hoping to get cut today. I will use Robbe Roxxy 1815/25 under mounted motors, Tr…"
Apr 10, 2014
Dave Dx replied to Dave Dx's discussion V Tail quad
"Hi again.
The other thing I am interested in is how they fly.
With the tail at 40* the tail lifts as well as turns, which makes the opposite front arm dip.
When close to the ground is a bit of an issue, so I altered the code for the Crius MWC as fol…"
Apr 6, 2014
Dave Dx replied to Dave Dx's discussion V Tail quad
"Hi Chris,
Yes I know some people have compiled the code & uploaded the hex file.
But i was looking for some-thing for beginners etc.
This is a newish frame type so i am looking to help with the development it bye donating a frame, if that would help…"
Apr 6, 2014
Dave Dx posted a discussion
Hi I have a APM 2.5 and love it.I am interested in the V tail quad copters, but there does not seam to be option for that frame type yet,I know some people have written there own code & uploaded it as Hex file, that’s great but it would be good if i…
Apr 6, 2014