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How to set auxiliary switches in Plane apm :?

Hello,
I am driving myself nuts trying to find where to setup rtl on channel 7 or 8? I have my flight modes working on channel 5 and I know where you would change this in Copter settings but they don’t exist in the Plane version.

I’ve been through my entire configuration and attaching my parameter file to see if anyone can help.

On this page: plane.ardupilot.com/wiki/common- … figuration

It says" Some modes can also be invoked from the auxiliary switches (a.k.a. ch7, ch8 option switches). For example, to set a dedicated switch for RTL."

But links to the copter page: copter.ardupilot.com/wiki/channe … 8-options/

I don’t have a sub menu for :confused: Arducopter Pids with my plane firmware.

Thanks For any help!
Frank

#NOTE: 1/30/2016 6:58:03 PM Plane: Skywalker
ACRO_LOCKING,0
ACRO_PITCH_RATE,180
ACRO_ROLL_RATE,180
AHRS_COMP_BETA,0.1
AHRS_GPS_GAIN,1
AHRS_GPS_MINSATS,6
AHRS_GPS_USE,1
AHRS_ORIENTATION,0
AHRS_RP_P,0.2
AHRS_TRIM_X,-0.007750812
AHRS_TRIM_Y,0.03417538
AHRS_TRIM_Z,0
AHRS_WIND_MAX,0
AHRS_YAW_P,0.2
ALT_CTRL_ALG,0
ALT_HOLD_FBWCM,0
ALT_HOLD_RTL,5000
ALT_MIX,1
ALT_OFFSET,0
ARMING_CHECK,1
ARMING_REQUIRE,1
ARMING_RUDDER,1
ARSPD_AUTOCAL,0
ARSPD_ENABLE,0
ARSPD_FBW_MAX,22
ARSPD_FBW_MIN,9
ARSPD_OFFSET,134.8897
ARSPD_PIN,0
ARSPD_RATIO,1.9936
ARSPD_SKIP_CAL,0
ARSPD_TUBE_ORDER,2
ARSPD_USE,0
AUTO_FBW_STEER,0
AUTOTUNE_LEVEL,8
BATT_AMP_OFFSET,0
BATT_AMP_PERVOLT,18.0018
BATT_CAPACITY,3300
BATT_CURR_PIN,12
BATT_MONITOR,0
BATT_VOLT_MULT,10.10101
BATT_VOLT_PIN,13
BATT2_AMP_OFFSET,0
BATT2_AMP_PERVOL,17
BATT2_CAPACITY,3300
BATT2_CURR_PIN,12
BATT2_MONITOR,0
BATT2_VOLT_MULT,10.1
BATT2_VOLT_PIN,13
BRD_SERIAL_NUM,0
CAM_DURATION,10
CAM_SERVO_OFF,1100
CAM_SERVO_ON,1300
CAM_TRIGG_DIST,0
CAM_TRIGG_TYPE,0
COMPASS_AUTODEC,1
COMPASS_DEC,0.06533653
COMPASS_EXTERNAL,1
COMPASS_LEARN,0
COMPASS_MOT_X,0
COMPASS_MOT_Y,0
COMPASS_MOT_Z,0
COMPASS_MOTCT,0
COMPASS_OFS_X,-36
COMPASS_OFS_Y,-97
COMPASS_OFS_Z,0
COMPASS_ORIENT,8
COMPASS_USE,1
ELEVON_CH1_REV,0
ELEVON_CH2_REV,0
ELEVON_MIXING,0
ELEVON_OUTPUT,0
ELEVON_REVERSE,0
FBWA_TDRAG_CHAN,0
FBWB_CLIMB_RATE,2
FBWB_ELEV_REV,0
FENCE_ACTION,0
FENCE_AUTOENABLE,0
FENCE_CHANNEL,0
FENCE_MAXALT,0
FENCE_MINALT,0
FENCE_RET_RALLY,0
FENCE_RETALT,0
FENCE_TOTAL,0
FLAP_1_PERCNT,0
FLAP_1_SPEED,0
FLAP_2_PERCNT,0
FLAP_2_SPEED,0
FLAP_IN_CHANNEL,0
FLAP_SLEWRATE,75
FLAPERON_OUTPUT,0
FLTMODE_CH,5
FLTMODE1,0
FLTMODE2,2
FLTMODE3,4
FLTMODE4,12
FLTMODE5,10
FLTMODE6,0
FORMAT_VERSION,13
FS_BATT_MAH,0
FS_BATT_VOLTAGE,0
FS_GCS_ENABL,0
FS_LONG_ACTN,0
FS_LONG_TIMEOUT,5
FS_SHORT_ACTN,0
FS_SHORT_TIMEOUT,1.5
GCS_PID_MASK,0
GLIDE_SLOPE_MIN,15
GLIDE_SLOPE_THR,5
GND_ABS_PRESS,97546.09
GND_ALT_OFFSET,0
GND_TEMP,25
GPS_GNSS_MODE,0
GPS_MIN_ELEV,-100
GPS_NAVFILTER,8
GPS_SBAS_MODE,2
GPS_TYPE,1
GROUND_STEER_ALT,0
GROUND_STEER_DPS,90
HIL_ERR_LIMIT,5
HIL_SERVOS,0
INITIAL_MODE,0
INS_ACCEL_FILTER,20
INS_ACCOFFS_X,-0.1489286
INS_ACCOFFS_Y,0.1529981
INS_ACCOFFS_Z,0.2042724
INS_ACCSCAL_X,0.9921154
INS_ACCSCAL_Y,1.002009
INS_ACCSCAL_Z,0.9939817
INS_GYRO_FILTER,20
INS_GYROFFS_X,0.02588182
INS_GYROFFS_Y,-0.03628457
INS_GYROFFS_Z,-0.0002687154
INS_PRODUCT_ID,88
INS_USE,1
INVERTEDFLT_CH,0
KFF_RDDRMIX,0.5
KFF_THR2PTCH,0
LAND_DISARMDELAY,20
LAND_FLAP_PERCNT,0
LAND_FLARE_ALT,3
LAND_FLARE_SEC,2
LAND_PITCH_CD,0
LEVEL_ROLL_LIMIT,5
LIM_PITCH_MAX,2000
LIM_PITCH_MIN,-2500
LIM_ROLL_CD,4500
LOG_BITMASK,16254
MAG_ENABLE,1
MIN_GNDSPD_CM,0
MIS_RESTART,0
MIS_TOTAL,0
MIXING_GAIN,0.5
NAV_CONTROLLER,1
NAVL1_DAMPING,0.75
NAVL1_PERIOD,20
PTCH2SRV_D,0.02
PTCH2SRV_FF,0
PTCH2SRV_I,0.04
PTCH2SRV_IMAX,3000
PTCH2SRV_P,0.4
PTCH2SRV_RLL,1
PTCH2SRV_RMAX_DN,0
PTCH2SRV_RMAX_UP,0
PTCH2SRV_TCONST,0.5
RALLY_INCL_HOME,0
RALLY_LIMIT_KM,5
RALLY_TOTAL,0
RC1_DZ,30
RC1_MAX,2013
RC1_MIN,988
RC1_REV,1
RC1_TRIM,1501
RC10_DZ,0
RC10_FUNCTION,0
RC10_MAX,1900
RC10_MIN,1100
RC10_REV,1
RC10_TRIM,1500
RC11_DZ,0
RC11_FUNCTION,0
RC11_MAX,1900
RC11_MIN,1100
RC11_REV,1
RC11_TRIM,1500
RC2_DZ,30
RC2_MAX,2013
RC2_MIN,990
RC2_REV,1
RC2_TRIM,1501
RC3_DZ,30
RC3_MAX,2014
RC3_MIN,988
RC3_REV,1
RC3_TRIM,988
RC4_DZ,30
RC4_MAX,2014
RC4_MIN,988
RC4_REV,1
RC4_TRIM,1500
RC5_DZ,0
RC5_FUNCTION,0
RC5_MAX,2014
RC5_MIN,988
RC5_REV,1
RC5_TRIM,988
RC6_DZ,0
RC6_FUNCTION,0
RC6_MAX,2014
RC6_MIN,988
RC6_REV,1
RC6_TRIM,1415
RC7_DZ,0
RC7_FUNCTION,0
RC7_MAX,2014
RC7_MIN,987
RC7_REV,1
RC7_TRIM,988
RC8_DZ,0
RC8_FUNCTION,0
RC8_MAX,989
RC8_MIN,987
RC8_REV,1
RC8_TRIM,988
RCMAP_PITCH,2
RCMAP_ROLL,1
RCMAP_THROTTLE,3
RCMAP_YAW,4
RELAY_DEFAULT,0
RELAY_PIN,13
RELAY_PIN2,-1
RELAY_PIN3,-1
RELAY_PIN4,-1
RLL2SRV_D,0.02
RLL2SRV_FF,0
RLL2SRV_I,0.04
RLL2SRV_IMAX,3000
RLL2SRV_P,0.4
RLL2SRV_RMAX,0
RLL2SRV_TCONST,0.5
RNGFND_LANDING,0
RSSI_PIN,-1
RSSI_RANGE,5
RST_MISSION_CH,0
RST_SWITCH_CH,0
RTL_AUTOLAND,0
RUDDER_ONLY,0
SCALING_SPEED,15
SCHED_DEBUG,0
SERIAL0_BAUD,115
SERIAL1_BAUD,57
SERIAL1_PROTOCOL,1
SERIAL2_BAUD,57
SERIAL2_PROTOCOL,1
SERIAL3_BAUD,38
SERIAL3_PROTOCOL,5
SERIAL4_BAUD,38
SERIAL4_PROTOCOL,5
SKIP_GYRO_CAL,0
SR0_EXT_STAT,2
SR0_EXTRA1,6
SR0_EXTRA2,6
SR0_EXTRA3,2
SR0_PARAMS,10
SR0_POSITION,2
SR0_RAW_CTRL,2
SR0_RAW_SENS,2
SR0_RC_CHAN,2
SR1_EXT_STAT,2
SR1_EXTRA1,2
SR1_EXTRA2,2
SR1_EXTRA3,2
SR1_PARAMS,10
SR1_POSITION,2
SR1_RAW_CTRL,2
SR1_RAW_SENS,2
SR1_RC_CHAN,2
STAB_PITCH_DOWN,2
STALL_PREVENTION,1
STEER2SRV_D,0.005
STEER2SRV_FF,0
STEER2SRV_I,0.2
STEER2SRV_IMAX,1500
STEER2SRV_MINSPD,1
STEER2SRV_P,1.8
STEER2SRV_TCONST,0.75
STICK_MIXING,1
SYS_NUM_RESETS,37
SYSID_MYGCS,255
SYSID_SW_TYPE,0
SYSID_THISMAV,1
TECS_CLMB_MAX,5
TECS_HGT_OMEGA,3
TECS_INTEG_GAIN,0.1
TECS_LAND_ARSPD,-1
TECS_LAND_DAMP,0.5
TECS_LAND_PMAX,10
TECS_LAND_SINK,0.25
TECS_LAND_SPDWGT,1
TECS_LAND_TCONST,2
TECS_LAND_THR,-1
TECS_PITCH_MAX,0
TECS_PITCH_MIN,0
TECS_PTCH_DAMP,0
TECS_RLL2THR,10
TECS_SINK_MAX,5
TECS_SINK_MIN,2
TECS_SPD_OMEGA,2
TECS_SPDWEIGHT,1
TECS_THR_DAMP,0.5
TECS_TIME_CONST,5
TECS_VERT_ACC,7
TELEM_DELAY,0
THR_FAILSAFE,1
THR_FS_VALUE,950
THR_MAX,75
THR_MIN,0
THR_PASS_STAB,0
THR_SLEWRATE,100
THR_SUPP_MAN,0
THROTTLE_NUDGE,1
TKOFF_FLAP_PCNT,0
TKOFF_ROTATE_SPD,0
TKOFF_TDRAG_ELEV,0
TKOFF_TDRAG_SPD1,0
TKOFF_THR_DELAY,2
TKOFF_THR_MAX,0
TKOFF_THR_MINACC,0
TKOFF_THR_MINSPD,0
TKOFF_THR_SLEW,0
TRIM_ARSPD_CM,1200
TRIM_AUTO,0
TRIM_PITCH_CD,0
TRIM_RC_AT_START,0
TRIM_THROTTLE,45
VTAIL_OUTPUT,0
WP_LOITER_RAD,60
WP_MAX_RADIUS,0
WP_RADIUS,90
YAW2SRV_DAMP,0
YAW2SRV_IMAX,1500
YAW2SRV_INT,0
YAW2SRV_RLL,1
YAW2SRV_SLIP,0

THE DOCO IS WRONG! Thanks for highlighting that - I will be removing that line as its not correct for Plane.
Plane is different to Copter. In Plane you choose one channel (controlled by FLTMODE_CH parameter) to control all your flight modes via a switch on your transmitter. In other words depending on what PWM value is being output on the mode channel that will control what mode your plane is in. So you need to set one of your switch positions to RTL.
Thanks, Grant.

Thank you Grant!

It was driving me nuts on what happened to that setting. Just my 2 cents, I prefer to use an extra channel as my OPS button! That would take away the possibility of controller configuration change (i’m using open tx to configure and it’s getting complicated) and sending my plane into the ground. :slight_smile:

Thanks Again!
Frank

No problem Frank. FYI I have fixed the doco on the wiki page too.
Thanks, Grant.

Sorry to hijack but how do you set up using channels 7 and 8 on your transmitter to control some aux ports? I have all 8 main outputs taken.

Thanks

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