This is the third update about my attempts to build an autonomous sailboat with the goal to have it sail by itself next spring.
My first plan for simulation and hardware in the loop simulation was to use the Sail simulator game.You can read more about that in my last blog post. This solution works but the setup with two computers and a number of small programs working…Continue
Things are slowly moving forward.
The status right now is:
For the last week i have successfully flown my Twinstar with the APM. Everything was tuned and i had developed a good routine for setting things up in the field before flying. Yesterday the plan was to test a long endurance flight (25 min) that also used the relay to reset the XBee to keep the telemetry link for the entire flight.
But this is what happened...
The Twinstar comes with a small PCB that houses connectors for the motors and ESCs. The motor…Continue
Ardupilot Mega test flight report.
Today i did my first test flights with the APM installed in my Multiplex Twinstar II.
I tested the Stabilization mode and the Auto mode with six waypoints in a 1,4…