Fremont, NE

About Me:

Have been in RC since 1960, now flying several helicopters and doing aerial photography.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Taking pictures of real estate, farm property, busines etc. I am now interested in the multicopters and want to build one.


Fremont NE

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Don Fiedler left a comment for cirilo
"How did you come out......Don"
Feb 21, 2013
Don Fiedler commented on Duy Pham's blog post Change Hex to Y6
"I read somewhere that the bottom ones need to be a little larger to overcome the prop wash from the top ones. Have you experimented with different sizes."
Dec 20, 2012
Don Fiedler commented on Duy Pham's blog post Change Hex to Y6
"What size props are you using, are they all the same size....."
Dec 20, 2012
Don Fiedler posted a discussion
It seems since going to 2.7 and up to 2.73 I am having uncontrollable glitches with the motors. I think I have isolated everything, no bullet connectors, checked the amperage draw of the 880 motors to see if bearings could be the problem.I have 2…
Sep 29, 2012
Don Fiedler replied to marcelo's discussion Apm2 xquad glitches/flickering Thottle - DEFAULT PIDS
"I just tried my Tri-Hex APM 2.5 880motors and after flying steady for about 10 seconds, it just flipped over on its back, broke 5 props. I have been having intermittent glitches ever since 2.73 and the APM 2.5.....What is going on....."
Sep 29, 2012
Don Fiedler replied to Andreas M. Antonopoulos's discussion ArduCopter 2.7.1 Released
"Does this address the wobble in loiter mode...........Don"
Aug 1, 2012
Don Fiedler posted discussions
Jul 30, 2012
Don Fiedler replied to sgaert's discussion 2.7 Camera Problem
"I have the same problem, always resets to 0"
Jul 25, 2012
Don Fiedler replied to Glenn M's discussion Compass spins and behaves eratically
"I had the same problem and sent it in, the attitude was going all over the place as well. All they did was reload the firmware, I thought I had done that , but I guess not, works fine now.....Zdon"
Jun 20, 2012
Don Fiedler posted a discussion
I cannot see the drivers in Device Manager, have been through all the forums and cannot figure out my problem. I have Python 2.7 but cannot upload to my APM. Have been working this for days now. When I upload thru Arduino, I get "expected…
Apr 3, 2012
Don Fiedler replied to Ian forbes's discussion Massive Drift Issue and accumulated error. Is it a PID issue?
"I had the very same problem with my hex and 880 motors, there was no wind and it was hovering perfectly when close in, but as it got about 50 foot away, it seemed like there was not enough stick to bring it back and then letting go of the stick it…"
Mar 10, 2012