Come fly with Mark in the lovely San Francisco East Bay!
Monday, December 19, 2011
Ritewing Zephyr II + Ardupilot Maiden
Great success with Andreas' Zii/APM combination. Flew beautifully, APM control was good, able to tune things in the air. All around a great success and left everyone feeling very pleased. Andreas has named it Beast of Kandahar.
We flew with two batteries... 3S/5000, and then a 4S/3000. The 3S seems to provide plenty of power -- enough to accelerate straight up. Andreas had also just upgraded the power system to: