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Declare DATCOM parameters for a specific UAV Heron

"I'm currently attempting to use DATCOM to create the configuration for the UAV Heron. However, I'm encountering difficulties with its tail. Could you please provide assistance?" I read &...
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Esc Connections

I have bought an esc from atomrc (BLS2in110A2~4S) and can’t work out what the connectors are! Here’s a link to the product: https://atomrc.com/products/atomrc-flying-fish-2in-1-esc?_pos=3&_sid=...
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Multiwii drone not functioning properly

I have used 1800kv motors, Arduino Uno, and Flysky FSI6 transmitter and reciever. This is the code I used for the config.h file: ...
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Watch videos from fpv camera without goggles

I have this vtx VTX Eachine TX805 (25mw - 800mw) analogic + antena foxeer with a standard CM1200 analogique 25x25 camera. But I don't have gogles, and I would like to capture videos, pictures and to ...
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pixhawk 1 and PM07 incompatibility

I bought myself a package that includes a pixhawk1 3DR px4 (this one) and the PM07 Power Management Board from holybro, but they are not compatible. And I found some adaptaters but I don't know which ...
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Drone moving to the right when increasing throttle

I recently built an FPV drone using a JHEMCU F4 flight controller and ReadytoSky 4-in-1 ESC. However, I'm encountering a problem where the drone drifts to the right when throttling up slightly. I've ...
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How to use the knobs and sliders in the special functions menu of the TX16s Mk4?

I'd like to set up a volume control, and there are several videos showing how to do it. They all go to the Special Functions menu, pick a knob or slider and set the function to Volume. I had this ...
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should I buy this drone?

I am a beginner and wanted to buy myself a little drone kit to learn to program it. I was thinking about a raspberry pi 4b and pixhawk drone, but I don't know what to buy. I saw this thing on amazon, ...
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Dji Mavic air 2 from sensor not working after drop in water

Recently my drone crashed in a tree then felt down in water, and the front sensor did not work any more. The error I was getting are: 180018 & 180019 I bought a new GPS module and new front sensor,...
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Mathematical Model of Drones

I have recently decided to take up a small project at my University involving ML techniques and UAVs. TO get started, I have been looking for mathematical model of UAVs, but a lot of places offer a ...
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How to "convert" rotoss thrusts to Yaw/Pitch/Roll/Throttle commands

I'm trying to use Flightmare(home) simulator to create a control model using reinforcement learning. The simulator is great, but its environment accepts step command with four values of rotor thrusts ...
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Air speed velocity of a windy situation

This is perhaps a really obvious question but I just want to make sure... If the wind is blowing at 40 km/h, do I need a drone with a max speed of 40 km/h in order to stay stable? In other words, is ...
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Is there an alternative way to program an ESC besides using the firmware?

I am currently trying to build a drone that has 8 motors (and thus 2 4-in-1 ESCs). The ESC model that I am currently using is the Holybro Tekko32 F4. I am also using a pixhawk as my flight controller. ...
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Seeking Guidance on Camera Selection and Image Transfer for Drone-based Insulator Monitoring Project

We're working on a final year project involving a drone that flies to towers, captures images of insulators, and sends them for processing on a computer. We've assembled the drone, and now our main ...
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LiPo battery cell yellow discoloration at seam

I am using a LiPo battery to power a model helicopter. After my first flight with it i noticed a yellow discoloration around the seam of one of the cells. The battery isn't puffed up. The voltages for ...
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SIYI HM30: Network Connectivity and Range

I would like to purchase an HM30 for my drone and would like to clear up a few questions before doing so. Does the network connectivity allow complete birectional access, i.e., air unit <-> ...
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multiwii drone highly unstable

i built a drone using multiwii 2.4 following are the components arduino uno 1800 kv bldc motor 30 amp esc mpu6050 flysky fsi6 transmitter and reciever 10 inch propeller i uploaded the code and ...
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hover a drone in banked position

Is it possible to let a drone hover (or move very slowly) in a position rotated about a for/aft or a left/right oriented axis? I've seen videos on youtube about building drones with off-the-shelf ...
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Is it feasible to enhance Google Maps by incorporating drone imagery, similar to satellite views, for improved visualization of locations?

I've been using Google Maps to scout locations for my drone photography, and it's been incredibly helpful for planning my shots. However, I've been wondering if there's a way for me to contribute more ...
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How to connect Matek H743 FC to Raspberry Pi 4

I am using INAV firmware with Matek H743 FC. I want to connect FC to Raspberry Pi and read data from lidar/optical flow and GPS sensors. Culd you please provide me with documentation ? I dont know ...
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transmitter not connecting in multiwii

i built a drone usiong multiwii controller and uncommented drone x and mpu6050 lines i calibrated the motors using it also but when i operate transmitter using multiwii software the software and drone ...
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Drone falling on one side while taking off

i made a quadcopter using arduino and am quite new to it. when i 1st flew it it fell on one of the sides i used: 1800kv golden bldc motor 30 amp esc 1045 propellers arduino uno and mpu 6050 fsi6 ...
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DJI Simulation software for Linux without physical drone

I need a software for linux, that can connect to a DJI Remote control (RM500) via USB, and can send simulated GPS data to the RC. Normally, DJI says, that you need a physical drone present to access ...
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Why are my motors not spinning at the same time although I calibrated them?

I'm currently working on a DIY project to make my own homemade Arduino based quadcopter drone. I have built the structure and have written the program. The drone consists of 1400KV motors, SimonK 30A ...
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Can a flying drone get powered with solar energy?

I'm currently trying to decide what kind of drone I create for my Phd and I want to ask about solar-powered-drones. I want to use a raspberry pi to create a drone controlled remotely using lte, and my ...
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Determining Typical Bandwidth for 2.4GHz Radio Control in Drones for FPV Camera Data Transmission

I'm working on a drone project that involves transmitting FPV (First Person View) camera data using a 2.4GHz radio control system. I'm trying to calculate the potential delay in transferring this ...
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I am confused on how to measure thrust for a propeller and would like some help

For my science project, I am measuring the power and efficiency of different propellers. I was researching thrust stands and that seems to be the best way to measure thrust. I already have a brushless ...
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Why does ELRS use only radio modules with SPI control and UART?

I've seen official ELRS guides for building DIY RX/TX modules. Many of them offer to use SX12xx modules with the SPI pinout. However, I've seen the same modules but with UART control only. Any reason ...
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Drone back propellers not lifting it up

This is a second toy drone I got my son because I do not want to spend fortune on a DJI drone if controlling in an issue. It was fine but lately it hasn’t been lifting up. As you can see from picture, ...
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Nano drone propeller keep flying off

I got my son a drone for his birthday but less than 24 hours and one of its propellers got lost 3 times and because it’s a nano drone. It is hard to find. I was hoping to find a solution here. ...
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Is UART on SpeedyBee F405 V3 a 3.3 volt one or a 5 volt one?

I want to connect SpeedyBee F405 V3 to a Raspberry Pi via UART. Raspberry Pi uses 3.3 volt for GPIO, so it sounds like connecting a 5 volt UART to it may damage it - and most online documentation ...
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Motor phase loss due to fc or esc?

When I plug DC input on esc, the fc won’t boot up, and the 5v output on board is gone. I can hear a clear sound different from which one is losing phase, and also I tested the resistance of each phase ...
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Would it be possible to perform a manual flip with my camera drone?

I have a Snaptain SP510 camera drone. I haven't flown in a while, but I'm interested in getting back to it. After seeing some videos, I began to wonder if I'd be able to perform a manual flip. I know ...
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Indoor GPS or autonomous control Solution

Is there any budget solution to operate a drone indoors? I want to use it with Pixhawk 2.4.8. As GPS does not work indoors, autonomous flight becomes impossible. So, is there any solution to provide a ...
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Drone that can send live camera footage, GPS coordinates and maybe IMU readings to a remote PC

I need to acquire a drone for my dissertation project. The main requirement is to be able to transmit camera footage to a remote PC for processing. If possible, it would also help to send GPS ...
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Trying to bind xm+ to tx12 radiomaster

Hello I am trying to bind xm+ to a radiomaster tx12 w cc2500 mode inside ive tried rolling back the firmware on the xm+ but to no prevail. Also tied version 2 with frsky x2 (d16) Nothing seems to be ...
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Mavic Air Given Up The Ghost?

I have a Mavic Air - Not a Mavic Air 2! It has now decided that the software cannot link to the RC or Drone - what has happend and how do I fix it?
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Enhancing antennas to fly from within a building

I have an Ardupilot drone with a 5.8GHz video transmitter - xf5804 which sends video to goggles. Furthermore I have Jumper T18 radio transmitter and Jumper R900 receiver. I would like to be able to ...
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Video streaming from drone to multiple Android phones

I have an Ardupilot drone with a 5.8GHz video transmitter - xf5804 which sends video to goggles. I would like to be able to stream my video to multiple Android smartphones in real time (latency of 1-3 ...
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Flight properties vs Energy Storage, is it a linear relationship?

I found an interesting drone platform from the brand: Dji Drones. From the spec sheet found here, I realized it had some limitations... but was curious if were to modify by adding more batteries, ...
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Can I connect an action camera with FPV transmitter?

I'm working on a project involving using a quadcopter for surveillance. For that, I need a live video feed, that will be transmitted wirelessly to a ground control system. The live video feed needs to ...
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How to reduce fixed-wing FPV wobble?

I've been flying fixed wing and quadcopter FPV for a while, and one problem all the planes have is they wobble or get bumped around by turbulence, even on relatively calm days. Are there types of ...
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What should a LiPo's voltage be at full charge?

How can I determine what the voltage of a LiPo should be when at full charge? Specifically, what should the voltage at full charge for a 2200mAh 20c 3-cell LiPo be?
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What is the best way to transmit real-time-video with the minimum latency and the maximum range?

I'm trying to create a drone that will mount this infrared camera Kuman Pi 5MP and will have as controller a raspberry pi zero 2w. So the main thing is that I want to send the video captured with the ...
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How to set up Spektrum wireless buddy-box in Pilot Link mode?

Spektrum's wireless buddy-box trainer is very nice, but how do you set it to use Pilot Link (where only the stick positions are read from the student)? On the instructor's DX8, we set it to 'Pilot ...
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How to use GY-86 i2c module (MS5611 baro and HMC5883 mag) with MAMBA F405 MK2 in iNav?

I soldered this module to Mamba F405 by I2C pins. It worked successfully with Betaflight but is not working after I installed iNav 6.0.0 (battery is connected). I see red baro and mag icons in ...
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How to calculate total moment around Z-axis when the armlengths are not the same for all motors on a hexacopter?

I am trying to build a mathematical model of a hexacopter where armlengths (distance to the center of mass) are not the same for all motors. I have the datasheet of the motor I plan to use together ...
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Drones location Beacons over 2.4GHz, flight ID regulation

Two Questions: First one: Does the general use drones (like DJI products) are mandatory regulated to transmit its location & control's location or Drone ID as beacon over Wi-Fi, BLE or SDR link? ...
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IMU Redundancy from different IMU models

I've noticed that a lot of flight controllers have multiple IMUs and Barometers, which makes sense from a redundancy standpoint. But the interesting thing is that they use different models of IMUs. ...
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Drone is not holding its position

I am working on a quadcopter drone, i am using s500 drone frame, pixhawk 2.4.7 flight controller, dji 2212/920 bldc motor. I am planning to use Raspi-4b to control the drone. But before that, while ...
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