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Problem downloading Arduplane Dataflash Logs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wessie Dec 1, 2014. 4 Replies

Hey guys, hoping is just me doing something silly, but I am having problems downloading my log files after the recent Arduplane firmware update. We had some AWESOME long range flights this weekend,…Continue

Mission planner CLI wont talk to AP 2.74

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Oborne Oct 16, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi MichaelI still have some 1280 APM1 boards, that I dont want to throw away  just yet, so want to use them for ArduPlane purposes.The Previous code, 2.74, still works on the APM1 1280, but for setup…Continue

Mission Planner Feature Request 1.2.81

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wessie Oct 13, 2013. 12 Replies

Hi MichaelWould you be able to do the following, it would make log analisys so much easier. …Continue

Tags: log, graph, request, feature

Mission planner feature Request

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Elder Feb 20, 2017. 65 Replies

@Michael OFrom THIS conversation,Would it be possible for you to put human friendly times accross the top of the dataflash graphs? Please leave the line numbers there.While I am at it , could you…Continue


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X-UAV Talon Unboxing Video NOW LIVE

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 10:54pm 39 Comments


Our first small batch of Talon UAV aircraft have arrived!  Unpacked the first one, (naturally that will be my very own) and must say i am so far impressed with what I see. I think this is going to kick the Skywalker's @ss!


Checked the net, and found only a russian version of the unboxing video. Thinking about making an English version if there…


About the only use a DJI Phantom is good for

Posted on November 5, 2013 at 11:10pm 12 Comments

Just kidding of course!

How to scare the porridge out of the kids this halloween

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 2:30am 25 Comments

Stole this from Model airplane News, thought the effect is stunning!

Gonna send some people running!! LOL

Meet Big Bertha and the Boys

Posted on September 9, 2011 at 2:22am 10 Comments


Hi Diy'ers


Thought I would share my latest Project with you, and keep a running log of our progress. Your comments and suggestions are most welcome!


The Team :

Wessie van der Westhuizen a.k.a Clowns Hobbies

Gustav Kuhn a.k.a…


Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 10:42pm on November 20, 2011, Gustav Kuhn said…

Mmm, very quiet here......

And the weather sucks, wind, rain, wind, rain......................

At 8:55am on October 17, 2013, Cronselaar said…


What will the pricing be on your talon kit? And if you need anyone to demo or test i'm up for it... Mechanical engineering student ( final year) at NWU Pukke... I'm also involved with the anti-poaching competition and will also be entering a team.

Kind Regards



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