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Forum: RC Flight
05-08-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,102
Posted By VAALLEON

The unit flies good. Testing the GPS and Baro....

The unit flies good. Testing the GPS and Baro. Some drift but overall good.

https://youtu.be/BToMPgSkbHY
Forum: RC Flight
05-03-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,102
Posted By VAALLEON

I have been testing my Autonomous ArduPilot +...

I have been testing my Autonomous ArduPilot + Arduino hybrid control system with different frames and setups. I had many failures and totaled a number of units.



I think I finally found the...
Forum: RC Flight
04-14-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

Working on improving the arduino code and other...

Working on improving the arduino code and other parameters. Strong winds but better test.



https://youtu.be/5XwACoBgqmM
Forum: RC Flight
04-04-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

After many motor failures, testing a modified EDF...

After many motor failures, testing a modified EDF motor in hover. Position and altitude hold. This is an Ardupilot Arduino hybrid. Windy day testing the skills of the unit...

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Forum: RC Flight
03-21-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

https://youtu.be/SZzteGuStck

https://youtu.be/SZzteGuStck
Forum: RC Flight
03-07-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

The wind is so strong it knocks down the unit...

The wind is so strong it knocks down the unit before take-off, so I have to hold it down. Good test, a couple of glitches that will need to be adjusted.



https://youtu.be/4aclOIouNGE
Forum: RC Flight
03-01-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

Strong winds and a good test. The new unit...

Strong winds and a good test. The new unit handles very well but needs a little further tuning. Good test with some awesome close-ups. This tiny one can get +10 minute flight time:)
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Forum: RC Flight
02-28-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

The new sub250g unit. There is a little bit of...

The new sub250g unit. There is a little bit of flutter but other than that flies like a charm & looks like it will exceed 10 minutes flight time which is pretty impressive for a tiny VTOL like this:)...
Forum: RC Flight
02-17-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

Indoors hover maiden of the bigger Ardupilot...

Indoors hover maiden of the bigger Ardupilot unit. Looks pretty well balanced and controllable. Ourtoors is a completely different game and may immediately crash, but this is a good start.



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Forum: RC Flight
02-09-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

Quite a windy day, great opportunity to test the...

Quite a windy day, great opportunity to test the skills of the little watcher and get some closeup footage of the flight, thrust vectoring and active wing compensation. Amazing little thing started...
Forum: RC Flight
02-08-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

Got it mostly dialed at last. I cannot believe...

Got it mostly dialed at last. I cannot believe this unit actually survived this many crashes and still flies. Of course the crashes took their toll on the unit and you can see it flutter and shutter…...
Forum: RC Flight
02-07-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

Many crashes after slowly getting somewhere. I...

Many crashes after slowly getting somewhere. I have no idea how the unit is still surviving…



https://youtu.be/jIYaPCyiFcY
Forum: RC Flight
02-01-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

Crash compilation for the new sub 250g watcher....

Crash compilation for the new sub 250g watcher. Currently the unit is around 300g but It will go below 250g with the new battery. The unit is about to completely give up due to too many crashes...
Forum: RC Flight
01-19-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,488
Posted By VAALLEON

These flights are to test the arduino mixing for...

These flights are to test the arduino mixing for Ardupilot and see if it can handle the job. After a couple of tries and crashes it turned out pretty cool.



https://youtu.be/LM8oG8nZ9O0
Forum: RC Flight
01-08-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

Last two test flights for fine tuning. I...

Last two test flights for fine tuning. I re-designed the rear stabilizers in the first and additionally re-tuned the wings in the second flight. Both improvements made a huge difference in the...
Forum: RC Flight
01-07-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

This is the 10 min flight. Still have some minor...

This is the 10 min flight. Still have some minor issues, with flutter and balance. But overall it was a good flight. Used 90% of the battery, which puts the estimated maximum flight time to 11...
Forum: RC Flight
01-06-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

I re-built some parts of the unit due to some...

I re-built some parts of the unit due to some build errors. Re-tuned the unit and took it out. A much better flight. There is a little wing flutter when hovering and a little bit of wobble in turns....
Forum: RC Flight
01-05-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

This is the new unit that I built to reduce the...

This is the new unit that I built to reduce the weight and get a better hover performance. I used balsa, foam board and reduced the carbon fiber usage significantly but still used it for some...
Forum: RC Flight
01-04-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

The final flight of the MonoProp prototype. It’s...

The final flight of the MonoProp prototype. It’s final because I had technical issues during the last 2 flight where I was practicing FPV. I lost the footage of the first flight (my DVR battery...
Forum: RC Flight
12-30-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

Testing the vertical capabilities of the unit....

Testing the vertical capabilities of the unit. One thing that I know it cannot do is fly backwards but everything other than that looks good. Tight maneuvers and sideways look successful. I am in the...
Forum: RC Flight
12-29-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

AT LAST +10 minute EDF VTOL unit!!! Decided to...

AT LAST +10 minute EDF VTOL unit!!! Decided to take it out for a longer flight to test the flight time and good thing I did. It used 1693mah for 5:20 minutes, which puts the estimated flight time...
Forum: RC Flight
02-10-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

After working on the final design changes, at...

After working on the final design changes, at last was able to start testing the baro assisted semi-horizontal flight to calculate the increase in efficiency, the reason that I built this unit for....
Forum: RC Flight
01-28-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

It was a good test after a tough weekend. The yaw...

It was a good test after a tough weekend. The yaw was unresponsive in horizontal flight all through weekend. So, I tested some additional surfaces and took off the stabilizer to let the nozzles...
Forum: RC Flight
01-23-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

The design is finalized and the test cardboard...

The design is finalized and the test cardboard surfaces are replaced with the new ones. I cannot believe the unit turned out to be such a good flyer. This is just a slow test flight to make sure all...
Forum: RC Flight
01-19-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By VAALLEON

The design is pretty much finalized. It flies...

The design is pretty much finalized. It flies amazingly good vertical and horizontal. Still working on getting the baro respond better. I have three settings programmed in the FC.



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