Mike R.
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  • Orchard Park, NY
  • United States

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Alt_Hold throttle deadband area?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike R. Sep 25, 2012. 1 Reply

Greetings,  I noticed a strange issue today while cruising around in alt_hold at around 80 meters up: When trying to adjust (lower) the altitude to get closer to sonar range, when lowering my…Continue

Hexa drops out of sky while in Alt Hold and getting throttle input increase...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Thomas Sep 12, 2012. 11 Replies

Hello all,  This is a bit of an odd one, and perhaps a bug, perhaps my foul-up, dunno...I was out and about today flying my hexa with FPV for the 6th or so time thus far, and while in the middle of…Continue

Tags: throttle, hold, alt, alt_hold, arducopter

Baro went dead after soldering new mag to oilpan.. Strange one..

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike R. Jul 18, 2012. 4 Replies

Greetings all,  In my quest to try to save my oilpan while I await a new mega 2 shipment, I have run into a strange issue..I replaced the mag (compass) on the oilpan as it somehow went up in smoke…Continue

Tags: compass, oilpan, imu, baro

Oilpan died after a dozen flights, while getting ready to fly again..

Started this discussion. Last reply by Spencer Apr 10, 2013. 4 Replies

Greetings,  This is a strange one - I've searched the forums and have found similar posts, but none detailing an oilpan as bricked as this one..I have had about a dozen fairly stable, good flights…Continue


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I currently have a Spektrum 8 radio w/AR8000 receiver telemetry combo (with temp and altitude sense) 3DR Hexa w/880 motors, 11/4.7 props, sonar, optical flow, 900mhz XBee Telemetry link with custom made cases, and a GoPro Hero2 onboard w/5.8ghz video link into the Mission Planner HUD via USB->video capture dongle.
Buffalo, NY

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At 4:34pm on July 20, 2012, dr1ce315 said…

Hey Mike,

My RC Friend custom fabricated the landing gear out of carbon fiber and used struts, and it would probably be more convenient if you don't mind sending him an e-mail, he's more than happy to give you info on how he built it, and I told him you'd be emailing him.  He's e-mail address is hdtvtom @ yahoo

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