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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Coupling of aileron and elevator

From: Aniket C. Aranake
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Coupling of aileron and elevator
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 22:10:38 -0400


Thank you for your reply. There is no ailevon referenced anywhere in
our airframe/.xml file. Any other ideas?


2009/3/18 Alston Pike <address@hidden>:
> If you're using one of the pre made files for testing, then they are linked
> in a setting called 'ailevon'.  Change your mixer settings to fix that.
> Alston Pike
> BSME 2009
> The University of Alabama
> address@hidden
> (706) 594-2812
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 7:52 PM, Aniket C. Aranake <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I am setting up an airframe with ailerons, twin rudders, and an
>> elevator. The ailerons and rudders are on single servo channels via Y
>> cables. I am trying to test that the radio controller is working
>> properly. I'm seeing the following odd behavior: When I first connect
>> the paparazzi board, I am able to control the ailerons in both
>> directions (stick left and stick right). However, the elevator is
>> somehow coupled to the ailerons such that stick up and stick down have
>> a greater effect on the control surface when I am stick left and do
>> not work at all when I am stick right. After playing with the airframe
>> for a few minutes, stick right stops working altogether. At this
>> point, I can only use the elevator if I am all the way stick left.
>> This behavior is repeatable.
>> Any ideas what might be causing this problem?
>> Does anybody have a good airframe file that uses rudder, elevator,
>> ailerons, and a motor with tiny that I can use as starting point?
>> Thanks,
>> Aniket
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