Quadcopter APM2.5 - first testing outside: alt "hold" and "return to launch"

First testing of my quadcopter outside. Using Ardupilot Mega 2.5 for flying in stabilization mode, "altitude hold" mode. Checkiing the "return to launch" fea...

Comment by moshe drori on March 5, 2013 at 1:09pm

Dear Alexander
It's really very nice testing on snow. 
I'll appreciated if you can help me with the ALT HOLD PID configuration
I have a Quad with 10Kv Prop 10"x4.7 - APM2.5 ver 2.9 - The Prop size is ~ same as you.
I setting according to the following interactions
1. http://vimeo.com/56224615
2. http://www.arducopter.co.uk/whats-new.html
On stabilization mode it's OK . The problem is during ALT HOLD
The copter swaying from side to side loses height
Can send me ( drori.f@gmail.com)  the parameters file *.param so I can compere and find my mistake
Best Regards
Moshe
Comment by Alexander Henz on March 11, 2013 at 9:09am

Hi Moshe,

sorry for getting back to so late.
Right now I'm not in front of my APM 2.5 so I cannot send you the param file.
But I can tell you that I didn't do any changes to the default values. They are just like I uploaded them via mission planner.
The only setting I changed was the radio calibration.
The other settings are complete stock.

Sorry, that I couldn't help you more right now.
If you still want me to send the param file, just say so.

C ya,

Alex

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