About Me:

in my sixties and want to get into drone flying

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I have a 3d robotics quad copter and would like to interact with other folk



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John O'Brien replied to Ther K Vang's discussion Unable to Lift off - DJI F450 can't lift in ArduCopter User Group
"My friend had the same problem - he had the props on the wrong motors - so check what Doug said and also check the props CW and CCW are on the right motors. Good luck"
May 29, 2016
John O'Brien replied to Paul N Braida M.E's discussion Compass set up in ArduCopter User Group
"Rotation Roll refers to the compass upside down - if the compass thinks its simply facing south then the COMPASS_YAW should be 180. There is a drop down menu item in config.
Just verify that the compass is not upside down.

Look up Compass Yaw in…"
Mar 23, 2016
John O'Brien replied to Paul N Braida M.E's discussion Compass set up in ArduCopter User Group
"I think you need to check the arrows on the top. If you cant turn it round you can set Compass YAW to 180 in Mission Planner. Good luck"
Mar 22, 2016
John O'Brien replied to daniel arnoff's discussion Unstable Drone - PID settings? in ArduCopter User Group
"Daniel, when I was getting my drone going I found it best to go back to the beginning with Mission Planner(MP) also the Wiki. If you go through the wizard and the guided steps to set one up it makes a huge difference to the outcome - so latest…"
Feb 9, 2016
John O'Brien replied to Jean's discussion Anyone here from Brisbane? in Australia
"Hey guys - I see these discssions are a few years old but here goes!
I live out in Samford and I have an arducopter with an APM2.5 - I'm interested in the longer flights as well as planning waypoints etc to take pictures.
Do any on you know the…"
Jan 19, 2016
John O'Brien left a comment on ArduCopter User Group
"Hi there - I am based in Brisbane Australia and bought a 3DR copter a few years ago. I almost have it working - Alt Hold/Loiter/Stab mode work most of the time. Other times it loses its self and hits the dirt. Does anyone in this forum live in…"
Jan 18, 2016