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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:
This week I tested my (almost) finished mini octocopter wich is build on a 3D printed frame.
Motor to motor is 360mm. Max 5 inch prop can be mounted on 18xx or 22xx motors.
Flightcontroller: APM 2.5
FPV: 700TVL sony cam / 5.8GHZ 25mw / MinimOSD
Telemetry: Lantronix B/G WIFI module
Hopefully (as against expectations) they will produce and sell the airframe for us the hobbyist ;)
A team at NASA's Langley Research Center is developing a concept of a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. The prototype, called Greased Lightning or GL-10, is currently in the design and…Continue