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Dual Servo Ailerons and Pixhawk?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven McAdam Aug 7, 2014. 4 Replies

I am currently installing the Pixhawk in a fixed wing dual servo aileron plane (one servo for each aileron).  Is it okay to just mix the two servos through the Pixhawk and leave my controller alone.…Continue

Tags: pixhawk, dual, servo, aileron

Landing in Stabilize Mode

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Mahood Jul 29, 2014. 3 Replies

Has anyone had experience landing in stabilize mode while flying a fixed wing aircraft?  The reason for the question is that it seems stabilize mode may assist in both approach and landing.Continue

Tags: pixhawk, mode, stabilize, landing

Joystick in Mission Planner?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Monti Sep 16, 2014. 3 Replies

Has anyone successfully used a joystick connected through the Mission Planner?  If so what kind of delay is experienced, in particular as it pertains to fixed wing aircraft?  Is it necessary to…Continue

Tags: controller, xbee, 3dr, pixhawk, playstation

Digital Airspeed Sensor Needed?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nur M Fadhli @AhLee Aug 20, 2016. 3 Replies

Can anyone explain exactly why there is a need for an airspeed sensor with the Pixhawk if autonomous landing/takeoff and flight close to stall speed is not necessary?Continue

Tags: speed, gps, ground, pixhawk, airspeed

 

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OG replied to Steven McAdam's discussion Power Module Backup?
"sorry things do not wok like that select an existing drone and adapt folding arms or joints most common joints are 25mm and 30mm arms and joints ! if you like to commission something custom please PM me ."
Jan 21
Abir replied to Steven McAdam's discussion Power Module Backup?
"Hi i am abir.and i am new here. I want to make a foldable drone.so i ned some foldable drone desine or pdf please help me."
Jan 20
Marco Riccardo Napoleone replied to Steven McAdam's discussion Power Module Backup?
"Hi, shottky diodes works better than common rectifier diodes but.. You have a power loss due to the voltage dropout (0,2-0,3V) We experienced a simple and good solution to limit the voltage dropout to 0,05 Volts (It's an ideal diode) rated up…"
Jan 16
Marco Riccardo Napoleone replied to Steven McAdam's discussion Power Module Backup?
"Hi, shottky diodes works better than common rectifier diodes but.. You have a power loss due to the voltage dropout (0,2-0,3V) We experienced a simple and good solution to limit the voltage dropout to 0,05 Volts (It's an ideal diode) rated up…"
Jan 16
Jim Peterson replied to Steven McAdam's discussion Power Module Backup?
"Has anyone followed through with this.  I love my pixhawk and Mission Planner, but I lost two BIG BIRDS a few years ago because of a single cell going down in flight.  I would love to make my pixhawk more like the DJI Matrice 600 and still…"
Mar 9, 2018

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Interested in the development of UAVs for commercial applications.
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