I have a few older ArduCopters, and really liked the way they turn on the motors at low idle speed when the ship is armed. That's a very clear visual indication of Arming and Disarming, and served…Continue
I've had to disable the Pre-ARM checks on my APM (Y6 f/w 3.0.1) because it will not arm.The confusing part is that it won't say *why* it doesn't arm.I have Mission Planner running, via 3DR telemetry,…Continue
I'm scratch-building a new Octocopter, in the style of the Hashcopter, using square aluminum tube, and eight motors ganged as pairs with (Quad) Arducopter software. Where is a good place to learn the…Continue
I've noticed that the Arducopter holds much more stable altitudes in steady air than it does in wind. On breezy days, the Arducopter will climb/fall spontaneously while in GPS Hold. In still air, it…Continue
In-flight orientation continues to be a challenge in fast forward flight, so I thought I'd try some LED lighting.
These lights are each 24 centimeter strips, with 24 LEDs molded in. I got them from eBay seller 'brledlight', and I'm amazed at the average selling price of these things.. less than $3 each! What a…Continue
This is the FahPah "all up" kit, with an added XBee Tx and Futaba R6008HS.
Arducopter NG software, untouched except to enable XBee. No…Continue