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Can't Connect to new APM2 through Mission planner.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Sinclair May 13, 2012. 2 Replies

Hello,The leds are flashing A+C then B then repeat.  Which is similar to This post but his fix,…Continue

Tags: LED, Flashing, AC

What kind of voltage do I want to be providing the APM2 vs the Servos?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brady D Jun 13, 2012. 4 Replies

For my Arduino i usually power it with a 9v power supply.  However i know the Servos i'm using can't handle anything more than 6v (would prefer 5v).  Is there something I'm missing for powering the…Continue

APM2 Solder points question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wesley Chuen May 4, 2012. 3 Replies

Hello all,  My APM2 arrived today and is now soldered together.  I had just one question though.There are 6 single pins that seem to come from the main board to the daughter board.  Am i to solder…Continue


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Just getting into RC planes and quad copters
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Looking to explore all facets of uav and autonomous flight. Both fun/person use and commercial possibilities.

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Adapter from HobbyKing's square board to the APM2

Posted on June 28, 2012 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

When started assembling my quadcopter I hated the thought of having to drill holes in the HobbyKing frame kits to get the APM2 mounted.  

So I took some measurements, made these adapters in Google SketchUp and submitting them to Shapeways:…


SpaceX Dragon touches down completing the first private flight to the ISS

Posted on May 31, 2012 at 11:30am 4 Comments

In case you've missed the news today:

The return to Earth completes a historic first mission to the International Space Station (ISS) by a privately operated vehicle.

Impact with the water was confirmed at 08:42 Pacific Daylight Time (15:42 GMT; 16:42 BST).

Fast boats positioned in the splashdown zone were despatched to recover the…


Alfred Riopel

Posted on May 20, 2012 at 6:00am 8 Comments

[ In tribute to Alfred Riopel's passing, the Moderators will hold new blog approvals for today, so as to keep this blog on top.  Please feel free to leave a note of condolence, to remember one of our members. And do feel free to post new blogs, which will be approved tomorrow.]

We have just been informed that one of our members …


UAV FAQs for Canada

Posted on May 17, 2012 at 9:00pm 61 Comments

I put together an overview of what we found when looking into the legalities of UAV use in Canada.  Our hope is that as a community we can have a rough outline for each of the countries that the members are from.

Notes: I'm not a professional I've just collated what I found.  Please let me know of any mistakes or changes.

Q: Are UAVs legal in the Canada?

A: Unmanned Aerial vehicles are permitted to fly in…


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