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Pixhawk logs incomplete or flights not making logs at all. Trouble connecting to mission planner via USB.

Started Aug 19, 2016 0 Replies

I'm unable to record a single full dataflash log, and 3 out of 5 flights produce no log files at all.To retrieve the log files I eject the microSD from pixhawk and insert it to my laptop, so it's no…Continue

Weird Pixhawk/PPM/Taranis/Dragonlink problem.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Pritchett Mar 2, 2015. 16 Replies

Hello, So i'm having a weird problem with Taranis, dragonlink, ppm, or pixhawk I'm not sure really what it is.I'm using a Taranis controller, dragonlinlink TX/RX PPM to pixhawk. My quad flies great,…Continue

APM copter flipped on takeoff, after many successful flights.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick May 13, 2014. 3 Replies

When trying to takeoff in Alt-Hold, sometimes my motors surge, and the heli jumps about a foot in the air very fast. This has not been a problem, as I usually just handle it by continuing to gain…Continue

Tags: flip, s800, apm, crash

Erratic flight, momentary loss of control. Please help with log analysis.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tazmoe Mar 18, 2015. 6 Replies

Hello,So today I was flying my S800 hex with APM 3.1.3 and pixhawk, I did 3 short flights. The purpose of these flights was to test my new gimbal. For gimbal control, I'm using mission planner, 3DR…Continue


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Custom built APM mini quad.

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 11:30am 21 Comments

Just want to share my scratch built FPV quad made with my new CNC machine :) Called "the butterfly" name picked by my Fiance 

This was my first CNC project I gave myself.. It has been a great learning experience learning all the different techniques required to design, and translate that design to a finished CNC'd product.

I wanted to make something very…


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