"About a 1000 miles from the "Winning" design....Kind of joke considering all the criteria they laid for this completion. Using an ardupilot really flies in the face of the whole program. Well if it does fly I…"
"You're kind of going about it in a reverse order. Think of a specific mission you want to accomplish (Delivery, S&R, Agriculture, Mapping) then build a set of requirements, if your quadplane is the best option for that then hey…"
"Both teams did pretty well, they both had guys following the path with transmitters so I think it was simple input commands and the quadcopter processed the best path as it went to avoid the obstacles. This is the best picture I could get of both…"
"Yes John, that big pusher motor is obviously a huge problem. Remember I pointed that out WAY back when the winner was announced. Yet apparently the Airbus engineers, who we were assured are not idiots, thought it wasn't a problem.…"