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  1. Snarls

    Control/RX Loss Mid Flight

    Had a few instances today where I would lose control mid flight. One time there was a visible RX Loss warning in the OSD as I loss control. Two other times losing control resulted in a slow flip, but there was no RX Loss warning. Luckily all times nothing was damaged because I was low to the...
  2. M

    Autonomous Flight Test

    Hi, I have built an autonomous plane using the FT tiny trainer. Originally I had problems keeping the plane level, so I changed the elevator/rudder combination to 2 elevons (I only want to use 2 servos). I had some issues keeping the plane level in flight with the elevons too. Here is a link to...
  3. Y

    Cheap Gimbal help

    Hey guys, I have one of the cheap 2 axis go pro gimbals from eBay laying around. My thought was put it to use. Using a simple mount to hold it and the battery. Without the receiver when i put it on one of my quadcopters I cannot control the pitch. Anyone have any idea how i can wire some type...
  4. R

    RC Plane Fun - An intuitive site to help RC Pilots!

    Come check out the new site, RC plane Fun! Here you can learn all about RC aircraft, airplanes, helicopters, and quadcopters! This is a great site for beginners just getting into the hobby and want to know "what next" and "how to!" There is also a weekly blog for new tips, tricks, and...
  5. M

    Make an airplane controlled with a PS3 remote

    I just started watching your youtube videos, and I never thought I would enjoy watching them as much as I do. I have a feeling that you guys like to do "Different", and though I have seen military drones being controlled by video game console remotes before, I would like to see you guys try. And...
  6. K

    Help with Naze32 - No Yaw control!

    Please can someone help me out? I am working on building my first quad (experienced pilot but not builder) and I have setup the naze32 on my custom quadcopter and pitch and roll work but I have no yaw control over the quad? The board recognizes my inputs for yaw and they are in the correct...
  7. mungral

    Show Suggestion:- basic aerobatics

    I would like to see some episodes on basic aerobatic manoeuvres. not just video footage, but diagrams and detailed information on transmitter stick control. a basic step by step on what to do with your fingers. and how to correct when it dose not work out. covering both outdoor and indoor (3D...
  8. M

    Has Anyone ever tried controling a fixed wing using a Head tracker..

    Rocket man style... The trinity head tracker is very smooth and feels natural.. I wonder if it could be used to control the actual plane . I suppose this could be done through mixing in a Flight controller or even the channel mixer of a computer transmitter. Anyway just a thought I had
  9. Lukas

    NEED HELP - FT Linkage stoppers don't fit servos

    I'm making my first scratch build FT Flyer, I ordered some accessories off the FT store like the firewall, push-rods and linkage stoppers. Then I got the recommended electronics from lazertoys.com. I've just installed my servos to find that the screw on the bottom of the linkage stoppers is way...
  10. F

    Variable CG Pitch Control (reversable plane)

    Hello im new to the forum, I was just listening to the podcast and they mentioned one of the challanges I posted on the facebook. Not sure the best place to post this. The challage is to build a plane that can transition from foward to reverse flight. I do not have the resources to build...
  11. S

    RC Reading with arduino and pinchangeint libarary problem

    I am working on a project where I use an arduino uno in the loop with a rc receiver feeding information into it, then the uno is sending information into an APM 2.5 autopilot to control a drone. The first approach i was using involved code that used pulseIn to read the pwm from the receiver...
  12. I

    Naza-M as a 2-axis gimbal control?

    Hi guys! First of all, sorry for my english, i'm really trying to learn it. So, i whant to build a 2-axis gimbal for GoPro3 on servos. Naza M will be a control for it. Gimbal kind'a like that:http://www.rcdude.com/servlet/the-2514/QUADframe-GoPro-2-dsh-Axis-Gimbal/Detail But, my buddy said that...
  13. B

    Need Help With a Multirotor (Yaw issue, will not stop spinning)

    Hi, thanks for viewing this post, hope you can help me! (first time ever making a post in a forum!) I am new to rc flying, cant fly a plane or a heli yet decided my first build was going to be a tricopter after I found this web site and from here, davids rcexplorer.se. So now i have finished...