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Dropped from balloon: DesRoll Square Wave in AUTO - ArduPlane 3.8.4

Started this discussion. Last reply by Izzy Brand May 27, 2018. 2 Replies

Just dropped a scratch built flying wing from a high altitude weather balloon. Here's quick vid of detaching at…Continue

Tags: roll, oscillation, altitude, high, glider

Optimizing flying wing design for efficiency and performance

Started Jan 1, 2016 0 Replies

My question is fairly simple: how does one decide on the ideal dimensions and ratios for a flying wing given the target cruising speed and payload or other relevant flight characteristics.For a more…Continue

Tags: Scratch, Build, wing, Performance, Design

Two-stage voltage alert for battery voltage failsafe

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andre K. Aug 8, 2015. 1 Reply

This is a feature request:On the A2 flight controller, there is a two level battery voltage warning. At the first threshold, the status LED turns yellow simply to indicate to the pilot that the…Continue

Tags: status, two, stage, Indicator, A2

12s Voltage Sensing for Pixhawk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chuck Taylor Nov 9, 2015. 3 Replies

Hi all, I have two rather large Aerial Photography platforms outfitted with Pixhawks. One runs on 6s and the other on 12s. I need to solve the voltage sensing problem.In both cases, I have no…Continue

Tags: Hardware, Multirotor, Sensor, Module, Power

 

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Izzy Brand commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Another Pixhawk-powered glider drop from a high-altitude balloon
"For high altitude winds I used the excellent habhub predictor. They have a bunch of other useful tools for high altitude weather balloon launches. Now that this is getting some views, please help me figure out why the glider oscillated in roll…"
Jul 14, 2018
Izzy Brand replied to Izzy Brand's discussion Dropped from balloon: DesRoll Square Wave in AUTO - ArduPlane 3.8.4
"It was in AUTO mode with a LOITER waypoint specified on the ground. It hadn’t reached the waypoint at that point in the flight, however. From the onboard camera it appeared to be rolling back and forth at about 1hz"
May 27, 2018
YureZzZ replied to Izzy Brand's discussion Dropped from balloon: DesRoll Square Wave in AUTO - ArduPlane 3.8.4
"The glider was loitering, isn't it?"
Feb 1, 2018
Izzy Brand posted a discussion

Dropped from balloon: DesRoll Square Wave in AUTO - ArduPlane 3.8.4

Just dropped a scratch built flying wing from a high altitude weather balloon. Here's quick vid of detaching at altitude.The glider did the right thing and managed to land on it's own at the target landing site, but while looking at the logs I realized for a long section of the flight, the glider was rolling back and forth rapidly:…See More
Jan 16, 2018

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Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I'm mostly into fixed wings at the moment, but I can see myself getting involve in multirotors going forward. I build all my own airframes, so often an autopilot is just a good way to test out the airframe when LOS or FPV is not suitable.
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