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450 Heli

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I wanna get the Mega 2 for my 450 to do autonomous videos

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Tim posted a discussion
Can I switch between a heli mode (twin prop) using the elevator as roll control then, after building speed, manually or automatically switch it to plane mode where it would use the speed differences in the propellers for roll movements and the…
Aug 10, 2012
Tim replied to Gary Hethcoat's discussion Survey of existing work in Terrain/Surface Mapping
"Have you gents seen this page?


It's not perfect but I think it would be suitable for some applications, even has an equation for mapping out where the pictures need to be taken to get full…"
Aug 2, 2012
Tim posted a discussion
Are sonar sensors only programmed for altitude hold or can they be used for avoidance?Thanks for you replies  :)
Jul 20, 2012
Tim replied to Garrick Merrill's discussion Multicopter designed for long flight times
"Have you made any progress on this project? Looking for the same things only I need it to be able to lug around a giant camera if need be. I've only been able to find one site with the actually motor efficiency listed, I will give you the links to…"
Jul 18, 2012
Tim replied to Tim's discussion Hexa/octo copter help
"How many watts are your motors? I'm not sure if these are any good 


but they look super efficient >75% at 5-15 amps, it says they can make about 30 oz of lift at 15 amps so I think most of…"
Jul 18, 2012
Tim posted a discussion
I'm trying to build a new multicopter for AP work, I'm thinking mostly videos but maybe pictures as well. I have some RC flying experience with my 480 heli but it can't do that things that a hex can. Here are my guidelines.It should be able to carry…
Jul 17, 2012
Tim replied to Tim's discussion ArduPilot Mega 2.0
"I just want to get into this as cheaply as possible off the start then add functions later, I didn't wanna get the external gps because I wanna eventually upgrade to the more precise model."
Jul 13, 2012
Tim replied to Tim's discussion ArduPilot Mega 2.0
"Are other mounting locations available and if so are they a lot more vulnerable to crashes?"
Jul 13, 2012
Tim posted a discussion
Can the ArduPilot Mega 2.0 be used on a traditional helicopter? Do I need external gps to do the typical mounting between the frame and skids?Thanks for your help
Jul 13, 2012