[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Another 30Km flight

From: Prashanth Thankachan
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Another 30Km flight
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 09:58:55 +0530

hey chris
you make it seem now that 30km is going to be the new standard....congrats on this
am curious to know why your aircraft spiraled down on auto2 start

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 2:03 AM, David Conger <address@hidden> wrote:
Wow, 30Km, that's awesome!
Which autopilot was it? I wonder if the Tiny13 would be less affected by the 3W RF Tx in the aircraft.
I may get one of those video tx as my 500mW 900mHz one from Range Video is awful. Only maybe .1Km range before static.
On Dec 6, 2010, at 8:58 AM, Chris wrote:

> Today i had another 30Km flight!!!
> Now some data.
> The plane covered the first 30 km with a speed of 30-32m/s and the second 30km(returning)
> with a speed of 21-23m/s.
> Total capacity used was 13608 mah by the motor, autopilot, gps and 9xtend modem.
> The servos,camera and video tx were powered from another 3s lipo pack and used about 2500 mah
> The modems were set at 115200 and i had a solid link all the way.
> Video was also good although the 3w video tx was swapped with an 1W unit as it interfered with the IR stabilization (ADC measurements went crazy).
> I almost lost the plane as it spiraled down when i engaged AUTO2.
> Over all i am now confident that 30km (30 + 30km) are now a practical and relatively  easy with an
> electric airplane.
> _______________________________________________
> Paparazzi-devel mailing list
> address@hidden

Paparazzi-devel mailing list

Prashanth T, PhD
St John's Research Institute
St John's National Academy of Health Sciences,
Sarjapur Road, Bangalore 560034, India
Phone: +91-80-25532037, 22065059, Ext 236
Fax: +91-80-25501088, 25532037 Ext 103

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]