Lloyd DeForrest
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Unable to reliably repeat missions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lloyd DeForrest Dec 17, 2012. 5 Replies

Now that my loiter performance is rock solid using AC 2.8.1, I’ve moved onto flying missions.  So far, only about 40% of mission sorties are a success. My basic mission is 1) takeoff, 2) Delay, 3)…Continue

Tags: 2.8.1, Arducopter, planning, mission

Help- Compass deviates with increased motor current

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maxime Carrier Jun 27, 2013. 16 Replies

My compass decreases its reading as much as 90 degress with take-off motor power (high current).  It does this both on an APM 2.5 and an APM1 board.  I've moved the APM board to the secnd deck in the…Continue

Cannot use a MinimSD and a 3DR radio in 2.7.1 (worked under 2.5.5 - Mavlink .9)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lloyd DeForrest Aug 19, 2012. 1 Reply

I'm running 2.7.1 (Mavlink 1.0) on an APM1.4.  Just turned on the MinimOSD with the 3DR (900mhz) radio at the same time.  The OSD comes up, but with no data (e.g. 0 degrees on the heading).  3DR…Continue

Flight Modes: Can I configure a "SImple FPV" mode?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bradley J Carr May 24, 2012. 6 Replies

 Not being an accomplished RC pilot, I only fly in Simple mode.  My quad now has a camera.  Moving around in Simple mode and manually yaw'ing to point the camera is a pain. Is there a way that I can…Continue


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Electrical Engineer working for NASA
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