See more flight pictures. PIL In a sense, all airplanes are classic airplanes, because each one represents the very best its designer and builder could do, given the talent, materials, and time available at the moment.
The results are in: Moving the LEDs and electronics to a separate battery ruled that part out as a possible cause. Adding the weight of the electronics and moving the wing to the bottom of the fuselage is making it too unstable to be controllable.
Back to the drawing board Second goal is reducing weight Third goal is better aerodynamics Marlin suggested building a "spray bar" to hang under the plane so the wing can go back where it belongs. I ordered some rigid clear plastic tubes to try putting the LED strip inside them and mounting it under the plane where you can see all the LEDs well.
At high frame rates, the Teensy no longer has time to read the signals from the RC receiver. As it happens, I had one of the processors already, purpose-built for the occasion: By wiring its output to the Teensy with its switchable pulldown resistor! I was able to check the status of the NAV switch with a simple digitalRead between frames, and everything started working much better.
From prior testing I was worried about noise in the remote control system caused by the RC transmitter trainer cable, but that seems to have resolved itself, possibly when I switched to using a battery pack instead of my laptop to power the uC.
A cycle of ms seems to be fairly reliable, so I can send one decimal digit every ms. A simple protocol with a checksum lets me set one of 10 different variables to a value The plane then blinks its new tail lights in green for a good receipt, or red for a failed receipt.
I was originally thinking that I would repeat all 4 parameters each time, but at ms per digit, it would take a while. Since I really only need to update one thing at a time, I now have the control pendant only sending out data for the currently-selected parameter.
That way you can change it, hit the trainer button to send it, and wait for a green flash to confirm it was received.
I tested almost all of the electronics together last night -- the only thing missing from a full mockup would be the motor and ESC.Airplane engines produce exhaust, just like car engines do. As hot exhaust gases escape from a plane, the water vapor in the fumes hits the air.
At heights of 26, feet or more, the air is extremely cold (sometimes more than ° F!). Skywriting Lyrics: Don't cry / All the songs you sing / All the flowers you bring / Are part of everything there ever was / And will be / Go on / You've got places to be / So many things to see / Don.
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