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Male


Location

Cape Town


About Me:

Not much, basically a "copy&paste" experimenter :-)


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Always wanted to have a working drone!


Hometown:

Cape Town


Activity Feed

Gustav Kuhn replied to Sulu's discussion auto grid mission with my talon in X-UAV Talon
"This is a flight I did a few years back at 60 Km/h airspeed.
If you dig back a number of posts, you will find my parameters.
I don't have them on this computer, I've sort of stopped flying :-(
I always wanted to try the autotune for aircraft, never…"
Jun 1, 2017
Gustav Kuhn replied to Sulu's discussion auto grid mission with my talon in X-UAV Talon
"Other than the fact that Talon cannot turn as sharp as the route you set up, what was your airspeed set too, and what was the wind doing?"
Jun 1, 2017
Gustav Kuhn replied to Jordan Mesch's discussion Pixhawk Mini and Spektrum Controller in X-UAV Talon
""First, I noticed that in qgroundcontrol when setting up my pixhawk, there is no profile for the talon's v-tail design"
And that is why I suggest you move over to Mission Planner :-) Spetrum DX 8 is quite adequate for controlling a Talon. ."
Mar 2, 2017
Gustav Kuhn left a comment on X-UAV Talon
"Hi Aaron, mine is flying with wing extentions......"
Jan 27, 2017
Gustav Kuhn replied to Amir Aaronson's discussion EKF Fail Safe Error? in ArduCopter User Group
"Hi Forrest,
Do you think that maybe the main processor is just ignoring the data stream from the ppm encoder ?
My quad since about a year ago intermittently didn't want to arm, but in the field, and I didn't have a laptop to monitor.
Back at home, i…"
Jan 24, 2017
Gustav Kuhn replied to Amir Aaronson's discussion EKF Fail Safe Error? in ArduCopter User Group
"Mmm, I also had an RC not respond, fortunately on the ground, on APM 2.6.
Turns out the PPM encoder intermittently goes funny, and does not pass through RC commands.
Fortunately mine happened on the ground, and manifested itself as unable to arm.
I…"
Jan 24, 2017
Gustav Kuhn replied to Jason Greening's discussion Apm 2.8 and flysky far-i6 flight mode switch. in ArduCopter User Group
"Unless you have audio feedback, it ain't gonna work.
Or might.
Until things goes south, then there isn't time to look at dots, AND the plane.
Get one of the Hobby King type mode changers, you won't regret...."
Jan 4, 2017
Gustav Kuhn left a comment on X-UAV Talon
"Although I've done zero flying myself lately, I've had to assist a friend with his Talon.
I attach my revised document, and original param file.
Hope it helps......
GustavTalon20140420.param
Pixhawk.param
XUAVTalonSetup-1.doc"
Jan 2, 2017
Gustav Kuhn replied to Shyam Balasubramanian's discussion Using Camera wipes out GPS signal entirely (Confirmed)
"If I may, I'm going to expand on post a year or so ago :-)
GPS signals reach the earth surface at extremely low levels, in fact so low that they are under the average rf noise level.
Clever mathmatical trickery allows your receiver to extract valid…"
Oct 28, 2016
Gustav Kuhn replied to John's discussion Best Combination of Motors, prop and batteries for the X-UAV Talon for the Longer flight Distance
"Well, then you are already doing better than me.........Almost :-)
I can probably do that with 15000mAh 3S, old 3548 900 Kv motor, two GoPro's, 12x8 prop, and it launches easily in no wind......
What speed are you flying at?
With 23000mAh you should…"
May 30, 2016
Gustav Kuhn replied to John's discussion Best Combination of Motors, prop and batteries for the X-UAV Talon for the Longer flight Distance
"Yeah, that is my call, on a 3S pack you will be drawing 7 to 9 Amps @ 60 Km/h airspeed.
Not too sure what you have in the nose, I had to put 3x 4000 or 5000 mA/h 3S packs to get the CG right.
Most of my build pictures are here somewhere on the forum…"
May 30, 2016
Gustav Kuhn replied to John's discussion Best Combination of Motors, prop and batteries for the X-UAV Talon for the Longer flight Distance
"Hi Hugues,
I'm no expert on electric motors, and I don't like eCalc either :-)
As I posted earlier, my setup works for me, but then, I only fly with two GoPro's
I use Turnigy motors and 3S packs, that way all 12V cameras and other electronics etc. c…"
May 30, 2016
Gustav Kuhn replied to John's discussion Best Combination of Motors, prop and batteries for the X-UAV Talon for the Longer flight Distance
"Hi Michael,
My Talon with wing extensions has a 3548 900 KV Turnigy motor, 12x8 prop, 12000mAH 3S battery pack, and even no wind hand launch I do standing still.
I have a APM 2x in it, launch in manual mode, with full up elevator trim.
I found that…"
May 30, 2016
Gustav Kuhn replied to Murdanny Mukhtar's discussion Go to waypoint after Loiter_Unlimited command in ArduCopter User Group
"Hi, you have made a fundamental "Basic" mistake.
"Loiter_Unlimited", excludes anything else from happening.
In plain English, you told the aircraft to loiter until the end of times, when in auto.
Do manual take off, manual loiter, then auto task."
Apr 27, 2016
Gustav Kuhn replied to Jack elliott's discussion solo crash
"A question, where was you last flight before Maui ?"
Mar 28, 2016
Gustav Kuhn replied to Jack elliott's discussion solo crash
"Hah, three+ years and not counting anymore :-)"
Mar 22, 2016
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