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Naze32 flight controller not connecting to RC

Cleanflight reads my Naze32, but the RC values aren't responding at all. Everything is connected and double checked that the wires were connected properly and firmware was flashed. Just not getting ...
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How many independent control inputs does a hexarotor have?

6, because a rigid body has six degrees of freedom 4, since it is similar to a quadrotor, except with more motors 6, because there are six motors I was taking an online quiz, and I thought option 3 ...
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Gyro-stabilize cargo in VTOL UAV configuration

How would you go designing a "gimball" lets say mechanism which would keep the cargo of a VTOL UAV at the same configuration as placed in it before liftoff? Lets say not trying to spill a glass of ...
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BetaFlight sees motors working, but motors not spinning

I am using FlySky i6 Transmitter and a FS-iA6B receiver. I have it set up using PPM and BetaFlight recognizes the motors in the Receiver section. All the values adjust according to the toggles and ...
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Interfacing a Flight Controller with an Arduino?

I would like to know if it is possible to read telemetry data from a flight controller such as the Omnibus F3 or Seriously Pro F3 using an Arduino. The end goal is to be able to program certain ...
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Quadcopter flight controller alternatives

I've built my first Quadcopter following this instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pi-Quadcopter/ So like it says, the way I achieve communication with the drone is via an Android app, ...
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Compatibility of my quadcopter build

I am building my first quadcopter and have multiple questions. I am using a Crius MWC Multiwii SE 2.6 flight controller which will get input from a Raspberry Pi Zero. I have this 4in1 ESC and this ...
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Quadcopter bldc PID control

Working on stabilizing a Quad using Arduino Due. I have slightly modified one of the examples of Jeff Rowberg's library to give yaw, pitch and roll angles (zero initialized angles). Moreover, I am ...
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Could a hot air balloon be powered from the ground like a drone?

Could a small drone electric hot air balloon be made to stay in the air indefinitely? Use an electric element for heating the air. Powered and tethered from the ground like a kite on a string it ...
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Receiver is getting really hot

I am building a quadcopter and I am on the last part of it (normally the exciting part) where I bind the controller to the receiver. I can get the receiver, which is plugged into the quadcopter, to ...
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How do I tune the cascaded PID controller in my flight controller?

there is a lot of information out there on how to tune quad PID parameters. However, they mostly regard only the master loop that takes user input and fused absolute angles. How and in which order do ...
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How can I send commands from raspberry pi model 3B to Seriously Pro 3 Flight controller? [duplicate]

I am trying to make a quadcopter that receives commands from my android mobile phone. I currently have the following: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running on Raspbian. Pi Camera Seriously Pro F3 Flight ...