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Pixhawk 2 and Copter 3.4.4 stability improvements

Started Feb 11, 2017 0 Replies

First a little background, my quad was flying perfectly with APM 2.5 (Genuine 3D Robotics) using 3.1.5. After a while I began noticing all the uproar about the new Pixhawk hardware being much more…Continue

Complete Power Shutoff

Started this discussion. Last reply by Harrison Jun 25, 2013. 13 Replies

When I setup and tested my APM 2.5 using the APM Power Module, everything worked flawless. When I connect my MinimOSD it all works fine with video overlay and all. After a short time, everything, and…Continue


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Butch Lucas replied to Glenn M's discussion Another arducopter flips on takeoff thread.
"Abbas, I also experienced this problem. I was trying firmware 3.3 after upgrading from an earlier version, on a genuine Pixhawk, some time back. After much searching I found a discussion telling the inquirer to reload the software by first loading a…"
May 25, 2018
Butch Lucas replied to Rolf Inge Sivertsen's discussion AC3.2.1 APM 2.5 Throttle pulsates in Loiter
"I put a genuine 3DR APM 2.5.2, that was collecting dust, into my Quanum Nova to replace the factory APM that was in it. (The factory stuff requires custom versions of copter) The Loiter/AltHold pulsating started as soon as I upgraded to 3.2.1. After…"
Dec 8, 2017
Butch Lucas replied to Jimmyscott's discussion My new torrent110
"I just got one as well. I am surprised by how fast it is. It is also a blast to fly."
Nov 2, 2017

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Aircraft Technician for Major US Airline for 28 years, RC Planes and Helis for 41 years.
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I'm just fascinated by it all. Everything from planes to quads.
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