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Tom Gilmour replied to Tom Gilmour's discussion RCTimer 433 USB Ground Radio / FTDI mod to improve Noise?
"Thanks guys.  So the setup below would work? "
Sep 3, 2013
Tom Gilmour posted a discussion
Hi, I have a set of the 433MHz RCTimer telemetry radios and have noticed the noise level on the ground radio is about 20 units higher than the air module (due to onboard FTDI chip) which is limiting potential range.I had a look at the datasheet for…
Sep 1, 2013
Tom Gilmour posted a discussion in ArduPlane User Group
Hi guys, I've recently fitted APM2.5 to an EPO Eagle Wing (which has no flaps).  It's set up with differential ailerons (CH1 and CH6 on function 18) and was wondering if there is a way of using the APM to add a mild flap mix from the Automatic Flaps…
Aug 13, 2013
Tom Gilmour replied to Alexey Kozin's discussion arming for arduplane in ArduPlane User Group
"This sounds sensible to me.  I think it would also be a good safety feature to prevent accidental motor start until armed (similar to APM:Copter?) and to ensure a correct 'home' location for non-telemetry users."
Aug 13, 2013
Tom Gilmour commented on Eric Tweet's blog post Flaperon Trial
"Hi.  I just found this thread, on my plane I have multiple ailerons enabled (using two channels from the Tx) I'm interested in trying a mild flaperon mix on the APM to assist with rolling takeoff in windless conditions (the plane does not have…"
Aug 8, 2013
Tom Gilmour replied to kbcopter's discussion **PANIC** radio_initialise failed
"Hi, I'm getting exactly the same symptoms as the original poster on both (ground and air) of my radios.
These are the set I bought: http://www.goodluckbuy.com/index.php?target=products&product_id...
When powered the green LED is solid and the red…"
Aug 1, 2013
Tom Gilmour replied to Marc's discussion Level command in CLI in ArduPlane User Group
"Try Setup > Level.  Plane should be kept level & still until the process finishes:
More info here: http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844:Comment:1345332"
Jul 29, 2013
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Jul 23, 2013
Tom Gilmour posted a discussion
Hi there, I'm new to ArduPilot and a in the process of setting up APM 2.5 on my plane with the latest versions (Arduplane 2.74b and Misson Planner 1.2.62).I have been following the instructions…
Jul 23, 2013