Bob Wilkinson
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Copter LEDS with APM2?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Wilkinson Aug 23, 2012. 4 Replies

Is anyone successfully using COPTER_LEDS with APM2.0 and ArduCopter 2.7.1?I got some of these…Continue

Tags: LED, COPTER_LEDS, CopterLEDS, ArduCopter

SITL with APM Planner joystick control?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ritchie.lee Dec 17, 2012. 10 Replies

I'm trying to get SITL up and running in cygwin.  So far I've had some success, I can run ArduCopter.elf and connect it to  Instead of using mavproxy to send rc commands I'm…Continue

Tags: joystick, SITL

Loiter Tuning

Started this discussion. Last reply by novrizal herdananto Jan 10, 2013. 9 Replies

I flew my 3DR-B tonight in startlingly windless conditions.  It was the first time I've really tried to test Loiter.  I got the quad into a nice stable hover (it was hovering practically dead still…Continue

Tags: PID, tuning, loiter

3DR-B APM2 quad

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Wilkinson Jul 12, 2012. 7 Replies

So like many other people on this site I am attempting to build a quad-copter drone.  I have some experience with RC helicopters (I have a Blade 450 and mcpx) and I'm a software engineer so this…Continue


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Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I have some experience with RC helicopters, a quad seems like an interesting challenge and I am a software engineer so the open source nature of ardupilot appeals to me.

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