FPV HUB
Advanced search  

News:

Who's Online
  • Dot Guests: 76
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.
* Site Sponsor
* Random Gallery Items
Ground Station

Views: 3078
Posted by: Njoro
in: FPV Stuff
anttenna

Views: 2201
Posted by: MarkLincs
in: Scout Bee
Video Splitter

Views: 902
Posted by: Coyote
in: Coyote`s Album
* Latest Gallery Items
IMAG0786

Views: 2437
Posted by: Njoro
in: FPV Stuff
Ground Station

Views: 3078
Posted by: Njoro
in: FPV Stuff
IMAG0165

Views: 2919
Posted by: Njoro
in: FPV Stuff
IMAG0161

Views: 1791
Posted by: Njoro
in: FPV Stuff
zeroG Raptor

Views: 2128
Posted by: Njoro
in: FPV Stuff

Author Topic: What Happens After Return to Home?  (Read 322 times)

Davie Rooker

  • Cadet
  • *
  • Karma: 0
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 2
What Happens After Return to Home?
« on: September 23, 2018, 05:15:41 PM »

Hi all,

I'm running Inav 2.0.0 on a couple of models at the moment, and really enjoying it.
I was impressing one of the guys at the flying field with an RTH demo, when he asked "so what happens if you have a real failsafe?" I have my fixed wing set to Never Land in Inav, so anyone know for sure what would happen if say, the receiver fried or became disconnected mid flight?
I'm assuming it would just RTH and then loiter until the battery ran out?
Then what would happen?

Has anyone had this happen, and if so what was the result?

Regards,

Colin
Logged

Coyote

  • Admin
  • Administrator
  • Marshal of the Royal Air Force
  • *
  • Karma: 314
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 19124
    • My New Blog
Re: What Happens After Return to Home?
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2018, 09:15:34 AM »

This is what happens with nearly all AP's

They loiter until the power runs out, then circle until they stall, they you catch it ...... Hopefully :)
Logged
Education and schoolin is good, but FPV is gooder :)


My Blog
My Youtube
My Vimeo

Steve W

  • "The Gaffer Tape King"
  • Administrator
  • Marshal of the Royal Air Force
  • *
  • Karma: 272
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 11555
  • ^ not actual size
    • DroneFinder
Re: What Happens After Return to Home?
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2018, 06:21:41 PM »

Which is why you don't set RTH to a place with buildings or trees within the RTH radius if you can help it heh
Logged

elmattbo

  • Wing Commander
  • *
  • Karma: 7
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 644
What Happens After Return to Home?
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2018, 02:30:33 PM »

Iíve had exactly that, I had a loose power connection to my rx which caused intermittent failsafe, and then a more permanent one... the annoying thing is that I couldnít find the fault as it worked perfectly on the bench. Turns out the issue was a dodgy power pin on the board to the rx.

On the first occasion it happened it was almost over head and immediately started loitering. I stood there scratching my head wondering how to get it down when the connection made again so I quickly landed. As it landed it failsafed again which made it go into RTH while on the ground - one smoked motor and esc.


Since then inav has been updated so you can have a radius around your home position where if it failsafes within that it wonít attempt to RTH. Definitively safer in my opinion. Anyway after checking it over, replacing the broken bits and updating inav, it seemed to be working so I went flying again. This time I had it set to land after rth caused by failsafe - sure enough (I hadnít discovered the dodgy intermittent pin at this point) it failsafed and worked perfectly. It came back, started loitering and went into land mode, flying in a descending orbit before reducing power and Ďlandingí in a bush! The motor was still spinning slowly when I got to it so Iím not sure if I need to check the settings as I would expect it to cut power when motion has stopped, but I was impressed with how it worked.

So, check your inav settings carefully!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Logged
Matt
 

* Recent Topics
Testing Frsky R9M antenna orientation. Vertical vs Horizontal by Steve W
[Today at 01:11:26 AM]


ZOHD Dart XL suffers from iNav logic fail by English Turbines
[Today at 12:19:15 AM]


Laminating film source? by chris-s
[Yesterday at 10:02:04 PM]


Average by Dave
[Yesterday at 02:12:41 PM]


Drone Registration Consultation by electrotor
[Yesterday at 11:41:16 AM]


Freestyle quad budget build by ched
[Yesterday at 12:25:06 AM]


CTC genuine thermocouple source ? by Coyote
[November 19, 2018, 08:33:59 PM]


3D Printed Trainer by Steve W
[November 19, 2018, 06:41:16 PM]


Nathan's first flights by Coyote
[November 19, 2018, 05:50:45 PM]


3D Printed EDF by Drone 5
[November 19, 2018, 05:24:42 PM]

* Keywords
fpvhub  fpv hub
first person view video piloting

rc r/c r.c. model aircraft flight pilot fpv piloting wings fly flying flight fuse fuselage aileron tail pan tilt tx rx vtx rtx receiver transmitter video radio control controlled headtracker fpvuk bfpvmfa fpv uk first person view video piloting fpv servo servos easystar easy star multiplex antenna VR1400 fatshark video goggles 2.4 5.8 1.2 900 ghz mhz uhf panel antenna circular fpv polarised tracker dbi 10mw 100mw 500mw camera osd fpvuk bfpvmfa fpv first person view video piloting downlink ezantenna tracker gps EzOSD current sensor tiny telemetry autopilot ccd gopro kx131 kx171 FY21 FY21A FY21AP II IMU oracle diversity processor video switcher fpvuk bfpvmfa fpv uk first person view video piloting insurance simulator delta wing glider funjet quadcropter helis heli helicopter electric nitro scratchbuild scratch build batteries battery 2s 3s 4s lipo lipos fpvuk first person view video piloting Antenna fpvhub  fpv first person view video piloting rc r/c r.c. model aircraft flight pilot fpv Airframe Artifical Horizon Auto pilot Av AWG AWU Bec Brownout Buddy box C rating CG Circular Polarized Data logger Dbi Dbm Dipole Diversity DVR Easycap EPO EPP Failsafe FM Freshnel zone Frequency Gain Ghz Goggles GPS Ground Station Gyro Head Tracker HD Hz Inverted Vee Jst LC Filter Lipo LUX Mah Mhz Omni OSD Pan Patch Platform Polarization Rssi RTH Servo Spotter Telemetry Tilt Tracker Transmitter TVL Ubec UHF Video Splitter Vrx Vtx Watts Yagi  fpv uk first person view video piloting rc r/c r.c. model aircraft flight pilot fpv

http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;xml http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=0 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=100 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=200 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=300 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=400 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=500 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=600 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=700 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=800 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=900 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=1000 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=1100 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=1200
* Disclaimer
The content, views and opinions expressed within this forum are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views, official policy or position of FpvHub. However, we reserve the right to remove or edit any content considered inappropriate.