Tom Gates
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APM 3.1.5 firmware update

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Gates Sep 12, 2015. 4 Replies

Ok, I have been attempting to update quadcopter firmware to 3.1.5 without any success. Problems with download, I was told it might be the usb cable, so used another one with the same result.My setup…Continue

APM 2.6

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Gates Jun 16, 2014. 9 Replies

Maybe it is me, but it sure seems like it takes a long time for Mission Planner to connect to the APM, I have a 2.6 version original firmware from December of 2013.  The Mission Planner software…Continue

Bixler Plane

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wally Reder Dec 19, 2013. 4 Replies

I have a 3d robotics quad and getting ready to configure with a canon sx 260 hs to do aerial mapping.Has anyone modified the 3d robotics Bixler plane to carry the canon sx 260 hs or similar or is…Continue

Quad Copter-Ground Station Case

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Gates Feb 27, 2014. 9 Replies

Ok, I now have my 3d Robotics quad, telemetry, OSD/FPV, etc.I would like to have a hard case to carry my quad in and another to put laptop in with all the pripherals, so when I get onsite I will have…Continue


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Professional Surveyor-Licensed in West Virginia and Ohio
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Getting started with 3dr quad for aerial surveys, videos etc for recon, real estate and commercial construction projects.

Plan on doing aerial mapping, smaller projects with quad and Canon 260

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