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Pixhawk based fixed wing platform wanders randomly

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Hethcoat Jun 10, 2014. 1 Reply

I have a Pixhawk with external GPS+compass and telemetry installed in small powered glider.  In full Auto mode, it seeks waypoints, but very ineffectively and just seems to randomly wander most of…Continue

Pixhawk: no output to servos

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Hethcoat May 26, 2014. 5 Replies

I purchased the Pixhawk about 2 weeks ago with the matched GPS and telemetry radios.I have set up the Pixhawk with Mission Planner as outlined in the QuickStart Guide, with the following exceptions:I…Continue

APM1 - ArduPilot Mega and Mission Planner for Dummies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Hethcoat Sep 23, 2012. 2 Replies

I have my APM1 based UAV working now, it's been quite a journey so I thought I would post some of what I learned since many others are probably going to be buying APM1 now that it's half price (right…Continue

On enabling battery monitor on APM1, autopilot stopped working

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Hethcoat Sep 16, 2012. 3 Replies

Wondering if anyone else has seen this problem.  I followed the instructions on enabling the built-in battery monitoring for APM1 (I have APM 1.4), soldered the leads to the board and soldered in the…Continue


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