"@Gary, it's the same law for FPV/UAV/UAS, you'll need to have the device in line of sight and 'double command' for FPV/UAV.
See their new site : Aviation Design , they have an Industrial business for military and RC jets business…"
"See this thread, paparazzi was ported on gumstix/openembedded.
It's still better to use a small microcontroller for the low-level data acquisition and you'll do the AHRS integration on the gumstix (ie DCM + GPS/magnetometer integration +…"
"My choice for development :
Overo Water (without BT/wifi but with DSP) @ 169$
Tobi baseboard for in house development @ 69$
Pinto-TH for the embedded baseboard @ 27.50$
5V PS @ 10$, warning choose the right model for your region
You also need (but…"
"Yes, funny :).
The Beagleboard is interresting for the software support (ie, it's the TI sponsored demo board) but I prefer the gumstix, more compact and with the Pinto baseboard, you can do have a battery powered device.
I also owned an…"
"The gumstix overo hardware is a good starting point.
The Pixhawk project use two of them for a high end quadrocopter.
The gumstix integrate an ARM cortex A8 with simd NEON extension and a DSP (+ a GPU for GPGPU if it's not enought).