Chris Cashmore
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apm 1.4

Started this discussion. Last reply by Søren Kuula Dec 7, 2012. 7 Replies

Hi guys. I havent been around for a while, and havent done anything with my quadcopter for ever either. I have a APM 1.4 with oilpan etc, and was wondering what is and where can I get the latest…Continue

Help needed with PID setup

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Cashmore Apr 27, 2011. 10 Replies

I'm having a bit of trouble getting my quad with Apm and Oilpan to stabalize or fly decently. I have followed all instructions in the Arducopter wiki and read them all. What I have noticed is there's…Continue

quadcopter (arducopter APM) trouble

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Cashmore Apr 10, 2011. 5 Replies

Hi guys, it's been a while, but I finally got all the parts needed to finish my quadcopter, and assemble/fly it.Well, all seemed to go well until the flight part, I try to get it to take off, and…Continue

Request for community: please use YouTube rather than Vimeo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas J Coyle III Jan 26, 2011. 4 Replies

Hi guys, I would like to ask a really BIG favour of everyone posting videos, in order to help those of us with slow internet connections, could you please post video on utube instead of vimeo? As…Continue


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About Me:
Used to work in robotics and automated systems for the automotive and mining industries. Many years of hands on automation and plc programming.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
possible position in UAV integration ahead. Would like to work on build and development of UAV's for career and personal/hobby interest.

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Making headway with first Quadcopter.

Posted on December 27, 2010 at 5:53pm 4 Comments



Well, here's the first photo of my quadcopter.

Weighing in at 590g as it sits, with a span of 25".  I plan on adding some litening holes in the body plates and landing gear to reduce the weight a little.

Cutting the bolts will lose a few grams, but this is just a dry fit, so nothing's done as of yet with any permenance.

I plan on…


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