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Old Jul 31, 2012, 08:12 AM
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Increase Pitch Proportional Gain.

Keep increasing it until your plane does the following.

*when decending, it seeks the proper altitude,

*when engaged lower than cruise/home altitude, it responds,

and starts climbing to that altitude without loosing more than a few feet of altitude.

also:
It is safe to use 25 feet of error.

-Mike





*EDIT*
Carl,

I just read Mykros' post.

He hit it right on...
Thanks Mike..

It's been your advice that has saved my neck more than once.. Thank you!!
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Old Jul 31, 2012, 09:52 AM
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yeah it comes home just fine but it keeps on loosing attitude. i want it to stay up and circle or do figure 8 what ever its is that it does but i dont want it to come down like its been doing to me.

at the end of the video you see what my settings are.

here is a screen shot of the video,,, the part of my settings
Max speed "0"

Min Speed "0"

equals NO speed

RIGHT
Old Jul 31, 2012, 02:27 PM
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Old Jul 31, 2012, 03:59 PM
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That is correct,

You should figure out a max speed, and a reasonable cruise speed for minimum...


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Max speed "0"

Min Speed "0"

equals NO speed

RIGHT
Old Jul 31, 2012, 03:59 PM
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I see, "0" means Disabled. no max no min just what they are.

Thanks
Old Jul 31, 2012, 04:00 PM
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Ok,

I'll buy that, but I'd still set those values to the airframes' tendencies.

-Mike

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I see, "0" means Disabled. no max no min just what they are.

Thanks
Old Aug 01, 2012, 05:11 AM
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I am in decision whether to buy EagleTree OSD PRO or Dragon OSD V2+.

Could you help me with decision, please?
Old Aug 01, 2012, 06:40 AM
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I have booth, I would suggest dragon osd for now. It has all sensors embedded on the board with Baro, Compass, Vario, and Imu for true artificial horizon.

GPS has a better and quicker 3D fix than the eagle tree one ( sometime I have to wait more than 2 mn to have a fix outside with ET, it's less than 20 sec with Dragon ).

And at least, there's a compass, so you have a true heading. I fly them with quadcopter, and Eagletree is just not really adapted for this task for now.
Old Aug 01, 2012, 06:52 AM
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Based on what I have read the Baro, Compass and IMU are external sensors for Dragon OSD???

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I have booth, I would suggest dragon osd for now. It has all sensors embedded on the board with Baro, Compass, Vario, and Imu for true artificial horizon.

GPS has a better and quicker 3D fix than the eagle tree one ( sometime I have to wait more than 2 mn to have a fix outside with ET, it's less than 20 sec with Dragon ).

And at least, there's a compass, so you have a true heading. I fly them with quadcopter, and Eagletree is just not really adapted for this task for now.
Old Aug 01, 2012, 06:54 AM
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Is it possible to use different than EagleTree GPS component with EagleTree OSD PRO?

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I have booth, I would suggest dragon osd for now. It has all sensors embedded on the board with Baro, Compass, Vario, and Imu for true artificial horizon.

GPS has a better and quicker 3D fix than the eagle tree one ( sometime I have to wait more than 2 mn to have a fix outside with ET, it's less than 20 sec with Dragon ).

And at least, there's a compass, so you have a true heading. I fly them with quadcopter, and Eagletree is just not really adapted for this task for now.
Old Aug 01, 2012, 07:39 AM
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Old Aug 01, 2012, 09:45 AM
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Based on what I have read the Baro, Compass and IMU are external sensors for Dragon OSD???
That's true, the Barometric Altitude and Temperature Sensor are optional, the rest is embbeded.
Old Aug 01, 2012, 09:48 AM
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The beginning of this short video turned out to be an EagleTree promo ...this one from the RC park in Hampshire, IL. Flew the Zephyr only. Put a new bigger motor on it only to find out the prop is way too small but had some fun flights.

The last several flights/videos have been a series of test flights changing equipment and tweaking setups...hoping to get both planes and ground station in their final states in the next week or two.

Hampshire FPV 7-28-12 (2 min 8 sec)
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Old Aug 02, 2012, 09:27 AM
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Can anyone tell me if i can use Guardian settings to eliminate some on power roll i am getting on my Bixler?

I have it trimmed to fly level and straight at cruise speed and it tracks nicely on the glide but as soon as i go above half throttle it banks to the right and goes into a gentle turn. If i trim it to fly straight at above half throttle it rolls left on the glide.

I have my vtx and cloverleaf antenna on the right hand wing so am wondering if the extra drag is causing the problem???

I am also wondering if there is a setting to minimise the tendency to pitch up on full throttle. I understand its a powered glider and thats what they are supposed to do but for FPV i'd prefer it just flew straight. i am currently constantly having to push the nose down when flying WOT.
Old Aug 02, 2012, 10:18 AM
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That is correct,

You should figure out a max speed, and a reasonable cruise speed for minimum...
isn't min speed the Ground Speed at which it goes back to climb power so you can maintain headway into a wind in RTH?


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