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Flight using Waypoints on DJI iPad ground station

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by blackd1964, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. blackd1964

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    http://vimeo.com/91856235

    I have uploaded an edited video showing waypoint flying using the DJI iPad Ground station and Ground station link; I am also running a Flytrex Data logger. I am in a "DJI defined restricted zone" but well in excess of the 2.5 mile ATZ at Southend, the software warns me but does not stop me flying. Common sense prevails.

    The pre-programmed flight is relatively smooth given the wind was 2 m/s gusting 3.3 m/s - I've cut some legs and speeded some up for clarity. I did two pre-programmed flights but only included the 1st. Its noticeable that downwind waypoints 6 to 10 the craft picks up speed and exceeds the pre-programmed speed.

    Today I also did a fail safe mode landing for practice, good to just reassure yourself once in a while :)

    /DB
     
  2. FRS

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    I'm a total phantom noob.. still waiting on mine to be shipped. What program is showing your headings and actual latitude and longitude ? I love the way that is put together and would love to use the same software. Is that flytrex doing that for you ?
     
  3. blackd1964

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    The flytrex acquires the data onto an SD card in the field, upload the file from the SD card up to their site, then export it as a CSV into software from Dashware, link and sync the video and the output contains the data & video.
     
  4. bernardb

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    Very very cool!
     
  5. FRS

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    Yes that is really awesome. I wish my dealer had offered this to me..looks like I'll be on the hunt for someone to help me install it when I order. Thanks for sharing!