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Old 01-11-2007, 06:51 PM
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Default BTA-06 autopilot experience, anyone?

Thought this might be the place to put this post in hopes of some feedback. Several years ago, I bought an older BTA-06 with no instructions. I accumulated a 2.4 ghz color cam, Tx and Rx, a video overlay, and PDC 10 with the hopes of building a UAV. I never had a plane really big enough to mount the stuff in. I now have a shot at a roomy 1/4 scale plane that might be the ticket. Looking for some info on the BTA-06, how it works, how well it does, how much gain, etc. Compare this to the FMA co-pilot-which I also have and never used-if the two are comparable. I realize the BTA apparently has a baro altitude hold which the FMA doesn't have. Not sure how important altitude hold is-except if your out of visual range. Any thoughts? Bill