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RTL Results in Meteor Crater

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Patterson Nov 12, 2013. 6 Replies

Well, now it's my turn. After dozens, maybe hundreds of flights of my APM, today in my pre-fpv RTL test, the APM decided to throttle up to maximum, go max pitch, and plow deep into the earth,…Continue

Can this affect level so badly?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave C Mar 22, 2013. 10 Replies

So I bought one of these things (or one exactly like it), because once while learning fpv I backed into a tree and it took me a couple minutes to figure out which direction my quad was. No big deal,…Continue

A suggestion for the 2.9.2 Release

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Patterson Jun 30, 2013. 27 Replies

I'll just be direct here, so as not to be overly long. The 2.9.1 forum thread is past 1600 posts, and I have no doubt it will hit 2000 posts shortly. The problem with that thread is that it's…Continue

Never loose a model again.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Feb 5, 2013. 2 Replies

Clicked on and Ad, and lookie what I found. A tracker.Solves all your fly-away fears. 30 day battery life. …Continue


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DOH! (check your radio settings before flight!)

Posted on November 30, 2012 at 8:30am 5 Comments

Just got back from the park, was going to do some FPV.

Everything looked good, lifted off, corrected for a bit of lean to the rear, it got worse, corrected more, hit full forward and quad continued to accelerate in reverse, killed throttle and rolled it breaking a prop. 

New prop, lifted off and it started again. This time all that air time training I've…


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