Bill Sanford
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Problems compiling Arducopter 2.9.1b in Arduino on a Mac

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Bonney Aug 10, 2015. 8 Replies

Folks,I could really use some help.I want to build a version of 2.9.1b that has the external mag enabled, so I need to build the code on my Mac.  I've been pounding my head against the wall for quite…Continue

APM2.5 magnetometer issues on DJI FW550

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Lott Jun 25, 2013. 17 Replies

Folks,I narrowly avoided a flyaway with my newly finished Flame Wheel 550 with an APM2.5.  From what I've determined so far, the issue seems to be related to mounting the APM between the top and…Continue

What sets the home location

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Sanford May 28, 2013. 6 Replies

What causes an APM 2.5 to save the home location?  Power up when GPS locks, or arming?I'd really like it to remember the home location when I arm it...Thanks for the information.Continue

Optimum ArduCopter motor shaft to motor shaft distance?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Sanford Mar 1, 2011. 3 Replies

First, what is the span or distance from motor shaft to motor shaft on the shipping ArduCopter? Second, is it better for stability to reduce the span, or increase the span. I understand that yaw…Continue


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About Me:
CEO and Director of Engineering of two PBS stations in Northern MN. Have done software and hardware design. Fly RC helis and airplanes.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Interested in FPV flying with return to home capability.

Already have a Zephyr FPV airplane and am looking to building an Arducopter
Bemidji, MN

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