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Male


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Escondido, CA


About Me:

Avid RC guy who loves technology related to flight.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I work in the UAV industry as an engineer and am a total geek for anything flight related. Avid full scale and RC pilot, which takes all of my free time, for which I will never complain.


Hometown:

San Diego


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Jamesvok posted a discussion
My tricopter flies great, as in really great.  I do have a question about coming down from altitude.  When I cut the power down (in stabilize mode) to ¼ throttle or so, the tricopter tends to wobble a bit and I can hear the motors trying to stabiliz…
Jan 21, 2014
Jamesvok posted a discussion
Today I had a crash with my new tricopter.  I flew it yesterday for the first time and got in 5 flights with no issues.  This afternoon I decided to take off and fly behind my house climbing a big hill.  Anyway, I go up about 100 ft or close to it,…
Dec 25, 2013
Jamesvok commented on Igor van Airde's blog post Tricopter based on ArduCopter, yaw-issues and solutions
"Found the location.  In the Advanced Parameters there is RC reverse (RC7_REV).
Clicked on reverse from the drop down, and booyah!  It worked.  
Now time to lower the gain and dial down this wobbly goblin to smooth it out.  I have not been this excit…"
Dec 22, 2013
Jamesvok commented on Igor van Airde's blog post Tricopter based on ArduCopter, yaw-issues and solutions
"Hello Randy,
Thanks for your great work on all of these forums, which must keep you quite busy.
Do you happen to know if there has been a fix for this yet?  I also have a tricopter and the yaw is reversed.  Once it starts moving, it only increases a…"
Dec 21, 2013
Jamesvok commented on UAS_Pilot's photo
"That Raven is legit.  My Skywalker is a cute repo of sorts, but it isn't the Raven."
Aug 24, 2013
Jamesvok posted a discussion
I am new to the ArduPilot, though have been flying RC for decades.  My first few flights with the system were perfect, though I used only limited functionality such as RTL, Stabilize, or Auto and it seems to work fine.  This last weekend I took the…
Aug 16, 2013