"I am not mad, just a cocky answer :-)
Just think of how old APM still are, and will be updated.
The old APM s will not get some new, advanced features, due to resources.
They will still get updates and fixes, it's not about forcing people to…"
"Well, it concerns you that Pixhawk has 256KB RAM, while it runs mostly same code that still fit into APM 2.x , with it's 8K RAM.
You do the mistake of comparing resource-usage to microsoft bloat, or high end cellphones that usually can shoot 20…"
"except of power issues (power loss, brownout) I have no known reasons. - and yes, I too think that might have crashed your plane, just pointed out it's hard to *know*.
You could check your logs for PM/I2CErr , (I've never seen…"
"yes, OTG would depend on the load of APM, RX , sensors , and different devices handle different max load.
Anyway - you can make yourself a USB power injector using a USB battery bank, this also keeps proper 5.0v even better when using telemetry…"
"one simple *guess* could be that "iris+" is simply a firmware where default settings are configured for the iris, so even if the user messes it up, 3DR just need to ask you to reset settings (?)
- just a guess- "
"Yes, vibrations i Z axis are a common reason to gaining height, (it responds to "falling")
Also, Alt-Hold mode does not care about GPS, so the only difference between stabilize and Alt-Hold, is the throttle control.
"It it truly and fully open source.
you are free to download and use/compile whatever you wish. Also the betas.
you are also free to contribute, and have anfluence on the process like other main developers.
"When" it will be released…"
"1: Mission planner is "more advanced" in terms of "have more features" , certainly all the hidden ones, that partially, ore or less work if you find any documentation on how to use them.
MP is build on the stinking .NET , making…"