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Flaperons and Stabilization for Flying Wing Parameter Setup

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathan Jan 2. 4 Replies

I have a Pixhawk setup with qgroundcontrol and mission planner(I can use either or). My plane is a scratch built flying wing that uses flaperons.I have spent many hours trying to figure out how to…Continue

Tags: servo, flying wing, parameters, mixing, stabilize

 

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Nathan replied to Nathan's discussion Flaperons and Stabilization for Flying Wing Parameter Setup
"I believe I have it working as I intended with the differential spoilers! It was super easy to set up. I just need to test it further on my wing when I have fully completed my scratch build. I have spent many hours trying to figure this out and you…"
Jan 2
Greg Fletcher replied to Nathan's discussion Flaperons and Stabilization for Flying Wing Parameter Setup
"I see, you want differential spoilers for yaw control. I was about to tell you that would take a bit of work to modify the code, but I checked the wiki and this has already been done.  Differential spoilers. The side by side spoilerons should…"
Dec 31, 2017
Nathan replied to Nathan's discussion Flaperons and Stabilization for Flying Wing Parameter Setup
"I understand that flying wings conventionally use elevons for bank and yank control. I figured I would try for some yaw authority and figured flaperons would be a good approach, such as this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8JfAjKLVX0 . Would the…"
Dec 31, 2017
Greg Fletcher replied to Nathan's discussion Flaperons and Stabilization for Flying Wing Parameter Setup
"Your first mistake is that flying wings don't have flaperons, they have elevons.  Do not use any mix settings on you transmiter, pixhawk does all the mixing. Here is the correct wiki page. link to different plane types"
Dec 31, 2017
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Flaperons and Stabilization for Flying Wing Parameter Setup

I have a Pixhawk setup with qgroundcontrol and mission planner(I can use either or). My plane is a scratch built flying wing that uses flaperons.I have spent many hours trying to figure out how to control my flaperons properly from my transmitter while having stabilization enabled from the pixhawk to make the servos react to the pixhawk's movement. I believe this should be relatively simple, and that I must being doing something wrong.I have used both rc passthrough and the rcin# servo…See More
Dec 30, 2017

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Embry-Riddle Aerospace Engineering student
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Scratch building a flying wing for mapping.
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