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This community is the home of ArduPilot (now known as APM), the world's first universal autopilot platform (planes, multicopters of all sorts and ground rovers). Today the Pixhawk and APM 2.6 autopilots run a variety of powerful free and open UAV software systems, including:
Here's a little infographic to help you grasp the drone laws that may be prohibiting you to fly freely whenever and wherever you want. Stay informed to stay safe!
To see the full infographic click …Continue
Last week, in Naples, Fl., at the AGM of the Florida Surveying and Mapping Society (FSMS) our sister company drone2GIS Inc. showcased a cross section of it's leading edge drone derived geo-spatial products . Have a look at the video here: …Continue
Hi, Just a quick note to people wanting to run APM Planner 2.0 on the Raspberry Pi 2 and don't want to build it from the source code. Community member Carpy has created a build to download.
It will run on any ARMv7 debian based platform, i.e. Ubuntu or Jessie, it's experimental so please…Continue
In light of the recent "Drone Slayer" in the news, we wanted to make a video to show what the common hobbyist drone can actually see from 200' up.
The drone slayer being William Meredith of Kentucky who shot down a drone he said was hovering as low as 10' over his yard. It turned out that after the drone pilot released his DJI Phantom 3 flight record, the…Continue