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Speed reduction in auto at windy day

Started Aug 22, 2016 0 Replies

Hello everyone, after hundreds of automated flights (auto mode) on Original Pixhawk - Tower and Mission Planner - I noticed my first problem ... in connection with the wind! (North wind, around 30…Continue

Tags: nav, speed, mode, auto, down

Skywalker X8 wing endurance VS the c-astral wing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anelito May 20. 13 Replies

Hi,C-astral wings (website) are identical to the wing X8 Skywalker (or the opposite!), but the perfomance are very different. What…Continue

Tags: carbon, composite, glassfiber, endurance, Bramor

EKF/InertialNav Check, Bad Variance

Started Mar 26, 2015 0 Replies

Hi guys,I have a Pixhawk nav error.I look at my logs and found the error was subsys:16 & ECode 2 & 0By this list:…Continue

Tags: error, Variance, Bad, Check, EKF/InertialNav

 

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Anelito replied to Alex Maltais's discussion Skywalker X8 wing endurance VS the c-astral wing
"Do you know if anyone tried to rebuild and/or reverse-engineer the C-Astral flying wings?"
May 20
Mark Leuschnrr replied to Alex Maltais's discussion Skywalker X8 wing endurance VS the c-astral wing
"Hi Graham. I'm building an X8 that requires at least 90min  flight time. AUW would be around 4.4kg Battery would be 16000 6C 15 What prop and motor would you recommend. Using Pixhawk 2.1 cube. Many help would be muchh appreciated. "
Feb 13
Andreo Zak left a comment for Alex Maltais
"Hello. Do you work with skywalker x8 model? I'm interested in wings or airframe. If they are available, I would have gladly purchased them. Also if you have accessories, I’m ready to discuss all the details.Answer send me an email:…"
Feb 7
Tommy Larsen replied to Alex Maltais's discussion Skywalker X8 wing endurance VS the c-astral wing
Jan 30
The Sun replied to Alex Maltais's discussion Skywalker X8 wing endurance VS the c-astral wing
"At these Re numbers really the only thing that is going to matter is your propulsion system efficiency, and whether or not the airframe can support the load structurally. With the same propulsion system, wingspan and structural capacity the two…"
Jan 26

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Graham Dyer replied to Alex Maltais's discussion Skywalker X8 wing endurance VS the c-astral wing
"I got 2h17m and 114km with a Super Skysurfer with an un-aerodynamic gimbal and a weight of 3KG. I suspect that with the same battery/motor combo an X8 would have easily gone further/longer as flying wings are quite a bit more efficient with lower…"
Jan 22
Antonie Kruger replied to Alex Maltais's discussion Skywalker X8 wing endurance VS the c-astral wing
"Hi Alex, You can source a composite X8 from Skywalker themselves. They released the composite X8 towards the end of last year, if memory serves. I recall that the wiglets pointed down... You can search the site, I'm sure you'll find the…"
Jan 22
Andrés felipe replied to Alex Maltais's discussion Skywalker X8 wing endurance VS the c-astral wing
"Hello to all, we are developing a concept of safe for the skywalker x8 and other fixed wing drones, which give them greater precision and performance, besides protecting the equipment at the time of an impact. This system has gimbal, batteries of…"
Jan 18

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Commercial, crops watching, filming, learning and having fun with FPV
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At 6:15am on February 7, 2018, Andreo Zak said…


Hello. Do you work with skywalker x8 model? I'm interested in wings or airframe. If they are available, I would have gladly purchased them. Also if you have accessories, I’m ready to discuss all the details.
Answer send me an email: rybak.uav1975@gmail.com

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