Saint John, IN

About Me:

58 years old in December 2013, Dad of 3 boys, have 1 wife for 33 years. Work for Ford Motor Co. for 30 years as Electrician. Love fast cars I have a "2004 Ford F150 SVT Lightning" and a 1994 Camaro Z28 6 Speed.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Been Flying RC Gas Planes for 27 Years. Jumped to Electrics 10 years ago and into Trex 450s Helis for 5 Years ago. Just came aboard to the Multicopter thing on 08/01/2013 .


Chicago Il.

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Roman Urena posted a discussion
I have a APM 2.5   that is going into RTL Mode  during Flight.I don't have any modes selected for RTL and did not switch to any other Mode .. I'm  flying in Stabilize mode only.  all of a sudden it will go to RTL  and it shows it in the LOG.I do…
Dec 13, 2013
Roman Urena replied to Randy's discussion AC-3.1 autotune support discussion
"Randy , which version firmware do you suggest I use .  I have installed
ArduCopter V3.1-rc7 and have done a Autotune . Should I go back to ver. 3.0.1 and use the PID settings from ver. 3.1 I have noticed some changes in setting in the Full…"
Nov 27, 2013
Roman Urena replied to doug ducko's discussion loiter mode causes copter to drift away fast
"I have a similar problem But mine fly's away Fasst. I had it happen to me and always when I switch into loiter,and all three times it has tilted 45 degrees  in the same direction. It seems to happen almost like when I switch from stabilized mode to…"
Nov 10, 2013
Roman Urena replied to mark's discussion Anyone else having problems connecting APM to MissionPlanner since latest update? in ArduCopter User Group
"I had trouble after updating also .   went back to Version 1.2.84  by using 
Restore your PC to an earlier point in time.
I wont update Mission Planner until the bug is fixed."
Nov 4, 2013