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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #255 on: January 21, 2015, 01:19:26 PM »
Video Part #1

Bit of a slow start...

The camera gimbal starts up when power is applied but then I have to wait until it gets a GPS fix before takeoff....

http://youtu.be/xpQz7pBRl70

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After the first 2 minutes of   tunble:

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I'll post the landing next....
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #256 on: January 21, 2015, 01:20:36 PM »
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #257 on: January 21, 2015, 03:44:10 PM »
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #259 on: January 21, 2015, 05:56:19 PM »
Video Part #1

Bit of a slow start...

The camera gimbal starts up when power is applied but then I have to wait until it gets a GPS fix before takeoff....

http://youtu.be/xpQz7pBRl70

 :thumbsup:

After the first 2 minutes of   tunble:
:thumbsup: :thumbsup:   happ096

A triumph of perseverance over the dark powers of gubberment

Well, whatever nevermind

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #260 on: January 21, 2015, 06:01:10 PM »
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I must admit that I was a bit sceptical about the whole project. Glad to be proved wrong.


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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #261 on: January 21, 2015, 06:04:16 PM »

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #262 on: January 21, 2015, 06:25:13 PM »
Thanks all!  cloud9:

I've just balanced the props to get rid of the 'jelly' effect on the video....

Another flight tomorrow hopefully....  Thumbs:
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #263 on: January 27, 2015, 07:04:42 PM »
Gubbed again........ rubschin:

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #264 on: January 27, 2015, 07:28:02 PM »
Gubbed again........ rubschin:

No...

I was trimming it all up and had a hard landing which cracked the undercarriage....

I fixed it with my hot glue gun (owch!  redface:) fairly easily but realised that it was all a bit top heavy (hence the rather undignified falling over at the end of the first flight)...

So, I changed the undercarriage to a 'spider' type which is more stable....

I have also taken it all apart and fitted the flight controller to an anti-vibration mount to make it fly more smoothly....

Since then, it has been too windy like....  evil:




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