I am attempting to build the mavlink library in a scilab block to run SITL.When scilab compiles, it only finds the mavlnk headers if I name the absolute directory. Changing the working directory…Continue
If anyone is interested in adding a vario (audio beeps depending on rise/fall rate) for mavlink connected autopilot, there is a project here:…Continue
I have had several long flights when the Xbee 2.4GHz S2 communication stopped around 30minutes after power up. This may be something to do with ubunutu/netbook settings instead of the Xbees. I…Continue
I would like to be able to fly while watching the aircraft but still get critical flight data such as attitude and airspeed. This means putting the display in the field of view without obstructing…Continue
I would like to introduce the community to a mixer method used to fly complex aircraft in manual, fly-by-wire and autonomous modes.
The main challenges of mixing are:
Airspeed control is critical when flying sailplanes. You want to fly close to stall but never beyond it, since that will normally cause a tip stall and great loss of energy. How do you teach an autopilot to fly on the edge of stall?…
This is the Vladimir models Graphite 2e. It is a fairly typical skinny, lightweight, efficient fully moulded motor glider. Despite its 3.1m span there is not much space for anything.
THE CHALLENGE - HOW TO FIT AN AUTOPILOT AND TELEMETRY SYSTEM IN A GRAPHITE…Continue