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no connection to apm 2.6

Started this discussion. Last reply by M.A.N. Dec 3, 2014. 1 Reply

No heartbeat, no A, B, C lights, the port is being recognized. Reset doesn't do anything. This a brand new board that hasn't been connected via battery. It just hasn't worked from the beginning. I…Continue

Optical Flow Sensor Test Sketch

Started this discussion. Last reply by Redemptioner Jan 3, 2013. 3 Replies

How do I load the test sketch to APM? I have the latest update using AP 2.5 on it and the instructions are not specific on how to navigate to do this. I have checked the box under Hardware options.…Continue

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"Failed to enter command mode"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Johnston Nov 19, 2012. 6 Replies

I just got my 3DR set and I can't get them to communicate with each other. The ground radio has always be solid green with the red flashing once a sec. The Air radio has been blinking green and red…Continue


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Have worked in aviation since high school. Science and outdoors is what moves me.
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Would like to expand my knowladge in technology and apply it to my personal projects. Have experience in the military and civilian side.

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Admin warning: There are graphic scenes of propeller induced lacerations in this video

After many years experience working in the military and as a hobby it finally happened to me. While the drone was landing a few inches from the ground I approached about 2 feet from it. Well, it did not like the spot it was landing on and it…


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