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Pixhawk 4 crash logs

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kenrik March Oct 30, 2014. 2 Replies

can somebody help me figure out what went wrong with my quad? It was on its last leg home, and it freaked out and speed out of control and crashed pretty hard. I turned off the remote when I realized…Continue

APM 2.5 attitude bumps around when plane is not moving

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Mar 10, 2013. 3 Replies

My APM 2.5 running ardupilot 2.68 with an A/S indicator, seems to bump and bounce around while the plane is on the ground and not moving. It's not a lot, just a little movement, shouldn't it be…Continue

Now I don't have to look down to know what mode i'm in!

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Campen Nov 30, 2012. 2 Replies 9x, with ersky9x board and voice mod.Continue


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I just can't seem to kill my APM 2.5!!

Posted on May 24, 2014 at 5:00pm 4 Comments

She has been with me to over 100K feet on a weather balloon. Completely submerged in water after a ditch crash, and countless crashes that have destroyed frames and other components. I thought for sure, after my fire, she was dead. Almost threw it away. But.... Well.... not yet! Time to strap it on another aircraft. Just need to get some more of the plastic plug…


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At 1:42pm on October 15, 2012, Itzik Ronen said…

Thanks Jerry

At 9:52pm on October 15, 2012, Gustav Kuhn said…

Thanks Jerry, much appreciated !

At 7:08pm on October 17, 2012,
Antonius Lourenço Kasbergen

Thanks for the file! Could you tell us how did you get the values? Experience, testing etc? 

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