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Bart's Discussions

Thrust issue

Started this discussion. Last reply by UNMANNED ENGINEERIA Oct 12, 2013. 1 Reply

Hello all,I have built an v-shaped octo-copter, with a 5000mah, 35c, 3s battery, 12gauge wire running from the center out to the arms, where I split the 12 gauge into 4 smaller gauge wires to go to…Continue

V Octo Copter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bart Oct 27, 2013. 6 Replies

Hello all,I have finally, finally finished building my octo, and had two test flights. Or rather, hops.I have 10x45props with Motor AC2836-358, 880Kv from 3DRobotics. At the time, they were specified…Continue

CNC question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russell - Feb 5, 2012. 1 Reply

Hi,I'm thinking of getting a Fireball V90 ( but open to other…Continue

After rough landing, weird motor/esc

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bart Oct 3, 2011. 7 Replies

Hi all, I had a rough landing in wet grass (would call it a crash but no visible damage), and when I got to the quad the ESCs were beeping. Shortly after I was able to take off, but no yaw control…Continue


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Quadcopter FPV in the Canadian North.

Posted on October 11, 2011 at 5:05am 8 Comments

After a few rough landings (cough crashes) and subsequent repairs, I got the feel for flying FPV. Canadian thanksgiving was this weekend, and there were still some nice colours in the trees. Just thought i'd share.

  • I'm flying a Quadcopter running ArduCopter 2.0.45…

Copter-GCS with Mission Support and more

Posted on August 7, 2011 at 10:50am 38 Comments

Hello all,

Hope no-one object to another update. For those who use this, I've set up a mail list at so that bug notifications and updates can be sent to users.


Now for the updates:

I've finally gotten mission support on Copter-GCS working. Load from…


Copter-GCS now supports MAVLink

Posted on July 9, 2011 at 1:59pm 69 Comments

At long last, I finally beat MAVLink into Java submission. I wasn't able to find any MAVLink bindings for Java (needed by android), so I ended up using JNI and wrote a MAVLink wrapper. It works nicely and makes using MAVLink very easy. Its available for download here. I've included both the…


Copter-GCS: Android ground station for ArduCopter

Posted on June 8, 2011 at 6:00pm 55 Comments

Hello all,

After some field testing, i'm finally ready to release a copy of the Android based, bluetooth GCS for ArduCopter into the wild.

For all the details go to the site.

Its available in 3 ways:

  • Install from Android Market ($5, largely to offset publishing costs/support…

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