Monthly Archives: July 2013

Episode 128 – Maximum Radio Range Test

I set up a 5k circuit of waypoints, with a max distance from the ground station of 1.6k, and set the Raptor to fly it, and continue to fly it,...
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Episode 127 – Announcing the Raptor 140

Announcing the Raptor 140, the next airplane in the MyGeekShow fleet. Its a major improvement on the very successful Raptor airframe, slightly larger than the current Raptor (140cm wingspan vs...
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Episode 126 – Successful Cross Country Flight!

We did it! With your help over the last few years, I finally completed a cross country flight (take off and land at different locations). Executed the mission flawlessly, all...
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Episode 125 – Failsafe and Telemetry Control

After flying 15 missions and traveling over 150km to establish the APM’s reliability, I completed this final test of key failsafe and telemetry control functionality. Specifically, I proved the APM...
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Episode 124 – Flight Data Analysis

Created an Excel spreadsheet to analyze the telemetry data during the flight testing. Have discovered some pretty interesting correlations between altitude and RSSI, throttle settings and cruise speed, cruise speed...
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