Roger Larsen
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APM source code - interrupts?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Larsen Jun 27, 2012. 2 Replies

I was quickly browsing over the source code for APM 2.6. I noticed that the main loop uses just some straight up timers to check for how often update routines are called and so forth. Are there any…Continue

Impossible to get 1 hour flight with current technology?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Waki Yok Apr 9. 121 Replies

I've been reading about Micro Drones claim of 1 hour flight and I have been pouring over some numbers trying to figure out if this is possible with LiPo batteries. My answer is simply no. I've look…Continue

 

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Waki Yok replied to Roger Larsen's discussion Impossible to get 1 hour flight with current technology?
"Wattage measures the optimal power a gadget could draw. It would not continuously decide on that power, yet, while it does, and the circuit can't furnish, fuses would be blown or, if incorrect fuses used, issues will capture on hearth. Now,…"
Apr 9
Ladd Iris replied to Roger Larsen's discussion Impossible to get 1 hour flight with current technology?
"The purpose of an (APU) auxiliary power unit is to provide power to start the main engines. An airplane (APU) is a also use to keep the aircraft computer and accessories on while the engines are turned off. check this"
Mar 29
Gary Elch replied to Roger Larsen's discussion Impossible to get 1 hour flight with current technology?
"RIght now commercial drone like marvic can fly around 30 minutes, i personnally think that, within maybe 2-3 years some rivals product or the DJI itself will release some kind of 1 hour long flight. I do wonder, is there any techonolgy could utilize…"
Mar 15, 2018
John Gibson replied to Roger Larsen's discussion Impossible to get 1 hour flight with current technology?
"Beyond the purely mechanical problems with quads, can we talk about the Lipo, electrolytes battery problems with quads in the wider range of climates? There are arctic expeditions that we see helicopters with gas fuels routinely fairy personnel.…"
Dec 19, 2017

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