The Horus is a sweet piece of kit, and becoming increasingly popular. Unfortunately my production unit arrived with a faulty gimbal - one axis was double-centring and the right end point was inconsistent. After sending a video of the issue to FrSky, I received a replacement under warranty, so today I cracked open the transmitter to do the swap.
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
The OpenTx developers have been making great progress with 2.2. The latest build is able to open .eepes created in OpenTx 2.1, and convert them to OpenTx 2.2 format. Even better, they can be re-targeted to the Horus - great news for those wishing to migrate their setups to the new transmitter.
Sunday, 22 January 2017
It's just over a year now since I published my E-Soar Plus template for full house electric sailplanes. Since then it's been adopted by a number of pilots for both sport and F5J competition. However there's always room for improvement; a few pilots have asked for a flight timer. Also I wanted to reduce the time to calibrate the servos and adjust the mixers. The result is E-Soar Plus version 2.0. Let's take a quick tour...
Thursday, 5 January 2017
Friday, 2 December 2016
Wednesday, 16 November 2016
After a number of RF firmware updates, FrSky's flagship transmitter is finally starting to fulfill the high expectations of FrSky fans. I think we can expect to see many more Horus's appearing on the field/slope shortly, and it'll get a further boost when OpenTx 2.2 is officially released. In anticipation of this I've ported over my F3F, F3J, E-Soar and E-Soar Plus templates to the new transmitter.