[Canberrauav] flying this weekend

Matthew Ridley dr.matt.ridley at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 16:58:54 EST 2012


I have one of those push down programmers. It is in my tx so will have to
extract, but will have it tomorrow.
On Nov 3, 2012 9:12 AM, "Chris Gough" <christopher.d.gough at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was going to get geofencing going on the blue stick tomorrow with
> Stephen. To do this I wanted to commission two more channels on my 9x. I
> have ch5 mixed to the spring loaded switch "TRN", for "stop loitering and
> give me control back" command. I want to mix the THR switch to ch7 for
> geofence on/off command, but the software seems to have gone mad, it does
> something verry different to what it says on the screen. My firmware
> version is "svn-trunk-tridge-rc1".
>
> Next step is to replace firmware. I haven't installed an ISP socket, and
> don't have one of those push down programmer gadgets. Can anyone bring one?
> If not I'll need to hack the hardware tonight (I might not have enough
> time).
>
> Chris Gough
>
> On 03/11/2012, at 7:29 AM, Andrew Tridgell <tridge at samba.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Jack and I have received our X8 wings, and I've put mine together ready
> > to fly, with the eFlite-32 motor from my Pulse, a 4S 5Ah battery and a
> > 13x6.5 APC-E prop. It also has an APM2 and a RFD900 radio.
> >
> > I was hoping to fly the X8 this weekend, but now I've had a look at some
> > of the horror stories of people being injured hand launching the X8,
> > I've decided to avoid hand launching. So now we need to find some bungee
> > cord, and fit a hook to the plane.
> >
> > Jack and I will be at CMAC this morning (Saturday) to meet Jeff to
> > discuss bungee launchers. If we manage to get something put together
> > then we'll try the first flight with the X8 this weekend (probably
> > Sunday).
> >
> > I'll also have the SkyFun there as usual, testing the latest patches for
> > ArduPlane.
> >
> > Cheers, Tridge
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