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Ardupilot Mega - 2011 Can I still use it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Graham Dyer Aug 27, 2015. 5 Replies

Hi guys,It's been a few years but now I want to get into aerial photography again. In 2011 I bought all the gear, including a ArduPilot Mega. The exact type is:ArduPilot Mega - Arduino Compatible UAV…Continue

ESC Getting hot? Ideas?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Fernando Aug 15, 2012. 9 Replies

 I noticed my copter tilting backwards, while it's leveled correcty. So it needs correcting all the time while flying. But now I have an idea what's causing the problem. The ESC that's controlling…Continue

Tags: motor, hot, esc

Strange wobble every now and then.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dean Wynton Jun 3, 2012. 2 Replies

 First of all, I got my quad flying without any problems. And man... I'm so excited, this is the base for my AP platform. But during the last flights I noticed two seperate wobbles during a 10 min…Continue

Tags: wobble

APM Barometer Accuracy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jamie Ahmed Jun 20, 2011. 8 Replies

 Hi, I'm just playin with my assembled APM+Shield and noticed when I'n in CLI and run the altitude test command, the altitude varies around 50 to 60cm in a few seconds (while it is laying in my room…Continue

Tags: accuracy, barometer


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RC (past and now again)
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I like everything that flies including RC stuff. Now technology allows everyone to build UAV's, I just have to make one. In the end I want to use it to make aerial video's or photographs.

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Knew it would happen someday... Crashed!

Posted on September 11, 2011 at 2:30am 6 Comments

Okay after getting my Quad up a week ago, without any problems, I awaited better weather for some outdoor flying.

I know it's part of the game, to crash... This time I hold myself responsible, altough I did not tilt the craft before the crash, as far as I can remember. But I was not able to recover.

And could you guys give me directions on how to fix the wobbles in the first part of the vid. Those only occur when descending and flying… Continue

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