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Does Autotune work for trad-heli's? need PID's for Trex 450

Started this discussion. Last reply by Randy Mar 4, 2015. 4 Replies

I'm doing a Trex 450 build log at my site, I'm at the point to where I need some good PID's but have heard that Autotune doesn't work for trad-heli's.Any advice on PID's for a Trex 450…Continue

My interpretation of the new DOT/FAA “sUAS or drone rules proposal

Started Feb 17, 2015 0 Replies

I read the whole 195 pages. My summary is here:…Continue

Tags: suas, drone

my new book on how to build a drone is free this weekend!

Started this discussion. Last reply by John G. Dec 23, 2014. 31 Replies

Hey guys, I just launched my book. Drone University, It’s an A-Z on how to roll your own autonomous airplane or multi-copter, and in addition includes recipes and tips. It has a lot of APM info!…Continue

Tags: ebook, book, FPV, drone, APM

Whats the max amount of waypoints for APM and Pixhawk?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dean Miller Jul 5, 2014. 7 Replies

I understand that after 100 to 120 waypoints in APM it will corrupt the EEPROM, does Pixhawk have this limit?Continue


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Turnigy 9XR APM Arducopter/Arduplane radio settings

Posted on February 16, 2014 at 11:30pm 11 Comments

These 9XR radios are pretty popular because they are cheap and have lots of features, which is attractive to newbies and veterans alike. But they are not "plug and play", they have setup menus that are daunting. This would also apply to a 9X, Taranis or TH9X...maybe other radios with ER9X or OpenTX.

I have the menu's for a 9XR with PPM receiver (Rangelink) to an…


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