Is the report's warning on Compass misleading?I click on Auto Analysis in Mission Planner (MP).…Continue
Katie "Ket" DeSpain and Forrest Frantz teamed up to take back the flight duration world…Continue
Why a maximum value of 550? I understand intuitively why there would be a minimum value.We typically see less than 6% mag field interference, but always get nailed by the max mag field length. Values…Continue
Well ... at least until the next discovery.(sorry about the delay on this post ... the site was down for quite a while)Definitions.- FCU is the Flight Control Unit (e.g., Pixhawk or…Continue
It's official. Guinness World Records validated the flight (see link under Flight 1).
Two flights were achieved to demonstrate that multi-rotor aircraft can stay in the air carrying a payload for a long period of time. While 20 minute flights were considered long in 2014, these demonstration flights show that 1 hour flights can be the norm. Imagine the…Continue
1 hour 20 minutes - APM 2.5 takes the world record for Multi-Copter Duration of Flight powered by a rechargeable battery. [note: other records exist for hover]