Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 18

I am a chicken

Today I went out for a longer flight-path – following my series of tests….I placed a waypoint at 2.2Km – over my dad’s house to be specific…It is 2.2Km to the RC field to his house. When I reached about 1.7-1.8Km I got some video trouble – I lost image totally and I went left …

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Jun 15

Bixler waypoint test in strong wind

waypoints

I went out to test the Bixler in stronger winds as well as extending the route setting waypoints further away. The flight path was repeated 2 times – when I compare them 2 in Google Earth I’m impressed by the accuracy. No big deviations from the route despite strong wind from 1 side. See the …

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Jun 12

New Pixim camera arrived

Stock lens and Night Vision

I ordered a new Pixim Seawolf from securitycamera2000. The camera arrived the same day as my Night lenses ordered a few weeks ago 🙂 Thank you guys for a great service! I mounted the Night lens on the camera for some initial tests, camera was connected to my 42″ plasma…2 lenses arrived – one will …

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Jun 12

Bixler Arduplane auto navigation 1Km

I was out testing Arduplane even more the other day. I added a route following a few simple waypoints but extended the range even further. in my previous test I was verifying OpenLRSng with 1280mhx video. This was an extension to that. I think the waypoint at most was about 1Km away. During this flight …

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Jun 08

Long range FPV tested

Today I rushed away 21:15 to get to the RC field…21:30 I arrive, all empty(wonder why a Saturday night;) ) Anyway…I programmed a longer route in my Arduplane. I also powered up all gear, FPV, camera and OSD so I could detect any interferences. At some points I had static, but I never lost picture …

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