Jerald Thompson
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  • Brigham City, UT
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Cannot download APMCopter V3.4.5 via Mission Planner

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerald Thompson Feb 16, 2017. 4 Replies

Whenever I try to download APMCopter V3.4.5 by clicking on the hexacopter image on Mission Planner's "Install Firmware" screen, what I get is APMCopter V3.2.1.  I have need of being able to use two…Continue

Tags: V3.2.1, V3.4.5

Which version of Arducopter to use with an APM 2.8 FC?

Started Feb 1, 2017 0 Replies

Copter= 550 mm Hex, FC= Arducopter APM 2.8, TX= Turnigy TGY 9X, RX= Turnigy 9X8C V2, Motors= Turnigy Prop-Drive 28-26 1200 KVa, Props= 9" Slo-Fly (nylon), ESC= Turnigy Plush 30A (BEC 2A/5V ver 3.3),…Continue

Tags: problem, Battery, Monitor, Heading, Compass

APM 2.5 GPS connection sockets vs APM 2.6 and APM 2.8 GPS connection spclets

Started Oct 5, 2016 0 Replies

I have an Arducopter APM 2.5 Flight Controller that is giving me compass trouble and I ordered two APM units to replace it.  Neither of them worked and were sent back to the vendors.  The first…Continue

Tags: 2.8, 2.6, 2.5, APM

Compass error - East is West, West is East, but North and South are North and South

Started Sep 20, 2016 0 Replies

System: 550 Hex, APM2.6 Flight Controller (supposedly with no onboard compass), 3DR GPS, latest Mission Planner, Hexacopter 3.3.1 firmware.Problem: After calibrating the accelerometers, the compass,…Continue

Tags: APM2.6, APM2.5, GPS, Compass


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About Me:
Retired U.S. Air Force member - former radio systems/radar operator, Air Traffic Controller, Command and Control (transport aircraft) Specialist. Twenty+ years spent in Quality Assurance at a major U.S. Aerospace company.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Just getting started in RC drones, mostly to expand my 60+-year interest in photography.
Brigham City, Utah

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