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Russell Allbritain replied to ActionDrone's discussion Pixhawk Copter 3.3, Taranis S3 switch for flight modes and issues
" Do you have your failsafes setup in the APM? I bet the switch to RTL was your problem. Could you upload the dataflash log?

I use 5 flight modes on 2 3 pos switches and RTL on the 2 position switch, So that is very possible. "
Jun 26, 2016
Russell Allbritain replied to Russell Allbritain's discussion Can this only be a bad Rx ( or Tx ) ?
"Range test checks out fine and I've flown it over .5 km away. Range definitely isn't the issue. I've remounted the receiver since the first fail safe so I don't think it's loose wires. 
Logs show the pixhawk voltage steady and I was just in a hover…"
Jun 26, 2016
Russell Allbritain posted a discussion
This was a simple tuning flight in the yard.I've had this quad trigger failsafes in the past, but I chalked it up to poor antenna mounting. This time it is mounted well (I think), it was only about 10 ft away about head high when the issue happened.…
Jun 26, 2016
Russell Allbritain replied to Russell Allbritain's discussion Almost a fly-away video. A few questons.
"Thanks, I haven't checked these in a while and they need some attention. "
Apr 6, 2016
Russell Allbritain replied to Russell Allbritain's discussion Almost a fly-away video. A few questons.
"I didn't think the logs would show what the Taranis failsafe was. It definitely show the flight mode changing, and I didn't manually change it the first 2 times. "
Apr 6, 2016
Russell Allbritain replied to Russell Allbritain's discussion Almost a fly-away video. A few questons.
"The first 2 switches to RTL were the radio failsafe switching. The 2nd to were me trying to get the quad to respond. 
I initially test the vibration levels and they were acceptable, not great. I haven't thought to go back and look at those. I have s…"
Apr 6, 2016
Russell Allbritain replied to Russell Allbritain's discussion Almost a fly-away video. A few questons.
"What is odd is that it doesn't work regardless of whether the throttle goes to 930 or stays center stick. If you don't have the APM failsafe set the flight mode will not change even though it appears to me that the input signals (all 8 channels) do…"
Mar 30, 2016
Russell Allbritain posted a discussion
I had my taranis to set the flight mode channel to RTL as it's failsafe. I did not set the APM failsafe, I should have tested this, but it does not work and I'm not sure I understand why.Testing on the bench, If I center all sticks and flip my RTL s…
Mar 29, 2016