Little Rock, AR

About Me:

rc pilot, 3d is my main interest, but heli's and multi-rotors too

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

aerial photo primarily.


Little Rock, AR

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Ryan McCon posted a discussion
I've got an APM, but not sure if it's the 2560 or 1280. No easy way to get to it without taking a bunch of stuff apart. Is there a way to tell in the Mission Planner or some other easy way? Also, I've never upgraded the code, is it as simple as just…
Mar 16, 2012
Ryan McCon replied to Steve S's discussion Use of trim on radio?
"Expo can certainly be used, along with dual rates. I have my tricopter setup that way. 
I also use transmitter trims a bit, though I do try to get it leveled out with the configuration software first. I use the tx trims mostly to counter for wind a…"
Jan 19, 2012
Ryan McCon replied to Ruwan's discussion Where could I fly my quad?
"AMA is totally up to you. The biggest benefit is insurance. If you crash into someone else's property or person and cause damage they will help you with insurance. It is also dependent on following their safety codes and such, so where you fly and…"
Jan 6, 2012
Ryan McCon replied to Cory Gehr's discussion ArduCopter Newbie Questions
"You want range over a mile? What are you planning to use as a radio to control it with? Most of your normal 2.4ghz systems are not going to work if you are trying to control it that far. Same with a video transmitter so that you can see the live…"
Dec 14, 2011
Ryan McCon replied to Craig Treubig's discussion Spektrum DX8 Setup
"what issues? 
There isn't much radio setup to do even on them. I've got a 9303, and have setup a DX7 before. Neither were a dx8, but the setup is pretty similar. I didn't do anything to them other than setup airplane mode, make sure to plug the…"
Nov 17, 2011