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How do I add camera live streaming on my transmitter from the camera on the plane?

I'm a newbie in RC Airplanes and have bought the AL37 Airliner and installed everything right. What I didn't know was how do I add a camera to the plane which gives a live streaming view to the ...
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DJI F450 Drone Kit Equivalent

I wanted to buy the DJI F450 Drone Kit, however as it is no longer produced, I want to buy an equivalent. Does anyone know any Pre-soldered drone kit like the DJI F450 that can lift a camera, jetson ...
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I have Radiomaster Boxer CC2500. Can i add an external elrs module on my Tx to make it elrs compatible or do i need to buy a new Tx?

I bought a CC2500 version of Tx which is sightly outdated. I didn't know this while buying. I came to know that i can use FrSky rx to make my drone compatible with my tx. If i want to make my tx ELRS ...
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Licensed required for drop testing waterrockets in Europe?

I am currently working on a waterrocket which has landing legs and a few other features that I wanted to test before launching it. Therefore I was thinking about getting an A2 license for drones that ...
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Newbie: Best Motor Configuration for Acro Drone

I am very new to the field so apologies for any poor questions. I previously built a 1ft by 1ft drone with 11in props and 1000kv motor with 3s2p LiPo. That obviously cannot do many aerobatics. To make ...
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receive and decode telemetry data

I am trying to receive and decode the telemetry data output from my drone's flight controller (FC) via the Smart Port using a microcontroller. My goal is to save the information, but I can't find any ...
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ELRS: Is it possible to save the last position of the sticks after signal loss?

I have previously used TBS Crossfire. Using the TBS Agent, you can configure failsafe mode - Fs. Pos, in which, in case of signal loss, the last position of the sticks will be saved. Is it possible to ...
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What COTS drone can be programmed and accept sensor inputs for autonomous flight?

I'm mentoring high school students this summer on a navigation project involving a drone. I'd like to find a drone that can take input from a sensor (in this case it would be a photodiode) that I will ...
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motor and holybro tekko esc heating issue

I recently started building a quadcopter. I'm using a Hollybro Tekko 4-in-one ESC and Emax motors (EMAX RS2205 2300KV Brushless DC Motor for FPV Racing Drone) - Red Cap (CCW Motor Rotation) X4). In ...
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PI License Requirement?

I am considering getting into the drone search and rescue industry in the southern California area. Specifically, using thermal drones to look for lost dogs. I stumbled upon a website https://www....
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Tricopter _SIMUNET_ARDUPILOT_MISSIONPLANNER

I am working on a tricopter with SIMUNET (Ardupilot) and Mission planner and with the following default parameters. Still it is not succeeded. Please lend your advise if something is missing out. ...
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Eachine ts215 motors get hot

I bought a Eachine Wizard TS215 5' freestyle drone back in 2020 (now discontinued) that flew perfectly when I bought it. The PID tunning was already set from the factory and everything was running ...
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FC shows no controls while ELRS binded and telemetry ok?

for days I try to get my first expresslrs setup working, but fail. The build is a DarwinFPV Johnny 5" ARF quad and a Happymodel 868MHz TX / RX setup. The MATEKF405 based stack has unfortunately ...
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Camera with heavy cable attached, how to mount it on a gimbal

The situation: I have a 6s quadcopter with a takeoff weight of around 3-3.5 kg (excluding gimbal and camera). So far, I've been using a normal brushless gimbal (Tarot TL3T06) with an USB camera. A ...
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Waterproofing bldc motor with oil

I want to build cheap ROV so I want to waterproof the motors by my self I was trying to waterproof by casting with epoxy resin but the motor got of balance and started wobbling So I was wondering if ...
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PX4/Ardupilot: How to update quadcopter state over USB/UART?

I'm interested in integrating a SLAM system with a quadcopter using an existing controller for low level control. What I'm wondering is, how can the absolute state be updated via the SLAM system? Ex, ...
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drone wifi connection problem

Recently I've purchased an RC drone, which is advertised as being controllable by a smart phone in addition to its remote control. My drone is nothing pro like a DJI and it can probably be considered ...
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Yaw angle estimation for quadcopters

I have built a quadcopter from scratch and I am at the stage of optimizing the roll, pitch, yaw angles estimation. To this end, I have implemented both Madgwick and Mahony AHRS filter and at the ...
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Please help explain unknown beeping noises from BNF nazgul evoque 2

I'm completely new to hobby, badly missing some know-how. I've got here BNF nazgul evoque 2. I just plugged battery in to do first setup, and I cannot identify what does it 'beep about'. I found this ...
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Quadcopter configuration with front motors inverted & the rear motors upright

Hello UAV enthusiasts and experts, I am currently working on a quadcopter drone project where we are exploring a unique motor configuration. Specifically, we are considering a hybrid setup where the ...
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RC Plane can fly or not?

I'm making a RC Airplane using Sunboard and Cardboard. The wing is about 80cm long, with a wing profile looking like I also connected a A2212 1000kv Brushless motor with a 10x4.5 Inch Propeller with ...
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RC Airplane Questions [duplicate]

I'm making a RC Airplane using Sunboard and Cardboard. The wing is about 80cm long, with a wing profile looking like I also connected a A2212 1000kv Brushless motor with a 10x4.5 Inch Propeller. To ...
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In gyroscopic effect of a drone, why does body frame angular velocity equal to precession angular velocity?

In quadcopter dynamic equations of Newton-Euler formation that I have encountered in all academic publications, torque equation is like this: The cause of gyroscopic effect is from the spinning of ...
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how to calculate the efficiency of hybrid drones?

I'm looking at this new kind of drones: https://www.xer-tech.com/drones/x8/ And I'm trying to calculate the overall efficiency of the powertrain. The numbers I'm getting don't really match up to the ...
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what are the typical speed variations of the propellers of large drone

On a large drone like the DJI Agras t40, when in hovering mode, what are the typical speed ranges of the motors? How much does it vary when taking off? If someone can explain how to know the answer, ...
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Issue with making motors spin in mission planner

I just finished to build my first drone but I can't make the motors spin. when I click on the arm button on mission planner I don't get any errors but the motors don't spin. I have some scratches on ...
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Is it possible to program Ardupilot motors individually?

I want to program my drone (Pixhawk 6x, Ardupilot), such that the motors can turn in pairs and reverse in pairs when the flight mode is changed. For example, in a normal flight mode where all props ...
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Can I create high quality maps and 3D models using Dji Mini 3 (Pro)?

If possible I want to achieve the same level of precision as that from an more expensive drone with RTK (a few centimeters error), e.g. DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise. From my understanding RTK consist of ...
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What video settings for analog FPV headset that help to identify obstacles?

I mean settings like contrast, color, brightness, and sharpness on FPV goggles. So that it's easier to view objects along my path to avoid collision.
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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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