"I have flown my Quad within 3 feet of my Hives with no signs of the bees getting aggressive. I have also flown my Quad (and landed on) a friends hive that tends to be a bit more aggressive than average (the hive started as a captured swarm). There…"
"For the size area, you really want to use an airplane over a 'copter. I can push my quad copter to about 10 minutes flight time. I have had 50 minute flights with my very tired and battered 3 year old Skywalker (Airplane).
It also depends what you…"
"I am using the Canon 260 on a 2 axis gimbal and am getting very good results.
The main drawback on the camera is the retractable lens.
In my early tests, I lost a Canon A2500 to grit that was blown into the lens retract mechanism. 2 flights was…"
"Try this, put your tri on a carpeted surface or some other "non-slick" surface and arm it and see what happens. Your desk is a slick surface, when arming the initial movement of the yaw assembly causes the tail to move slightly which the APM tries…"
"I am running a Tricopter with a roll and pitch gimble.
The APM 2.5 is powered via the power module.
The Jumper is removed.
I am providing power to the output side via a BEC on CH 4 out. The BEC is from one of my ESC's.
I have servos on the output…"