Rick Eis
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FPV Video using APM2 ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Eis Oct 10, 2012. 3 Replies

Is anyone using the APM2 for FPV and creating some nice video?If so, could you post a link to your best video so far?  Or maybe you know someone that has made a nice video using the APM2 and if so…Continue

Tags: APM2, Video, FPV

Flying with Minimum OSD and one battery

Started this discussion. Last reply by John C. Oct 6, 2012. 9 Replies

I am hoping someone can share a schematic of their system running min osd with one flight battery :)I have read somewhere it is possible with clear video reception,  but I have also read of folks…Continue

Tags: battery, flight, one, osd, min

An APM Analyzer/Tuner

Started this discussion. Last reply by leonardthall Sep 25, 2012. 5 Replies

An APM Analyzer/Tuner? "What if "..... What if we had a whole additional computer to analyze and tune our APM's for us? Can't we design a computer to "feel" the oscillations drift etc. better then we…Continue

Tags: tuner, analyzer

First Person View Flying Instruction Manual

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Eis Oct 1, 2012. 2 Replies

First Person View Flying InstructionsI'm looking for some practical ideas from those with FPV experience in "How To fly FPV".Maybe you have learned the hard way and wish someone would have told you a…Continue

Tags: testing, flight, FPV


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Married to an amazing woman since 1982. We have 5 awesome kids - :) I work for United States Department Of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service as a Professional Civil Engineer -
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I love this as a hobby ! Been flying planes for over 40 years
Prescott, Arizona USA

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The Go Pro Buzz !

Posted on October 6, 2012 at 9:00pm 1 Comment

Do you have a GoPro Buzz?  

Ours started small, almost unnoticeable, but gradually got worse till it was very annoying.

Now we can identify the GoPro buzz in many videos folks post on the net.

We chased our small buzz in our video for days. The buzz continued to get worse as we kept attempting to isolate the annoying sound.   If we shook the…


Venturing out of the back yard :)

Posted on September 15, 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments

After six months of playing with vertical propellers, I'm finally getting out a bit.  This is a small clip of a local little farm in Dewey Arizona, USA. 

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