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Mission Planner removal of ADV PARAMETER LIST??

Started Feb 5 0 Replies

Today was just working on the parameters of an Aeromapper UAV, when updated to the latest Mission Planner version (1.2.94) and suddenly saw a few changes. To my surprise  the Advanced Parameter list…Continue

why the Table of Contents for APM:Plane is now shorter? Have subjects been eliminated?

Started Oct 4, 2013 0 Replies

I see now the table of contents now with missing sections (like geotagging link, and more.... is much shorter).It just doesn't make sense to me to eliminate parts that have been useful…Continue

Tags: contents, of, table

Return to Home at failsafe, THEN deploy parachute whan at home. Is it possible with APM?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mauricio Dec 14, 2013. 4 Replies

Does anyone know how set the APM to return to Home AND then command a servo when at home? in this case, it will be a parachute servo...This will be truly failsafe for our UAVs since it has parachute…Continue

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Mauricio replied to OBwan's discussion Anyone know to load a prefetched map in Mission Planner?
"@Jani, so sad I have to use this mean to reach to you, since no one at Jdrones seems to care about a package ordered and never delivered. I tried to contact anyone there in many occasions and never got a response (order 6426). In fact, this this the…"
21 hours ago
Mauricio commented on ausdroid's blog post Aerial Survey and Photogrammetry with X5 & X7
"Zhen: yes, infrared shutter release"
Jul 16
Mauricio commented on Guinard Voelkl's blog post Eagle Y6 mapping drone
"Awesome, and great combination = simple, powerful and reliable"
Jul 8
Mauricio commented on ausdroid's blog post Aerial Survey and Photogrammetry with X5 & X7
"@Hugues: not necesarily a parachute will require large landing areas. Check our video, actually the first landing on the video (in the following parachute landings the parachute was deployeed much higher on purpose)…"
Jul 6
Mauricio commented on Roger Sollenberger's blog post 3D Robotics resumes shipments to 44 countries!
"Any plans to add Brazil tot he list of allowed countries anytime soon? please let us know , thanks  "
Jul 2
Mauricio commented on Roger Sollenberger's blog post 3D Robotics resumes shipments to 44 countries!
"Anyone from 3DR can give an estimate of when the list of countries will be expanded? Thanks"
Jul 2
Mauricio commented on Roger Sollenberger's blog post 3D Robotics resumes shipments to 44 countries!
"Any estimated date of when the list of countries will expand? we get a ton of requests from customers from Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Malaysia, Philippines, .... "
Jul 1
Mauricio commented on Quadzimodo's blog post Trent@MyGeekShow USA Trip Conclusion
"Good Trent!!!   looking forward for the next  attempt. You will succeed and one day I'll see you on the news for being the first to cros USA  with  an RC plane"
Jun 26
Mauricio replied to Reto's discussion Aeromapper X5
"Hi Wale, can you please send this email to Thanks We sent a new parameter file to users of this UAV, which truly offers solid performance and really eases the launches. Here is a video:"
May 14
Mauricio commented on Mark Harrison's blog post So Trappy, You Beat the FAA...
"WASHINGTON, D.C.--The Federal Aviation Administration today issued a notice appealing a decision by an NTSB Administrative Law Judge in the civil penalty case, Huerta v. Pirker. "The FAA is appealing the decision of an NTSB Administrative Law…"
Mar 7
Mauricio commented on Mark Harrison's blog post So Trappy, You Beat the FAA...
"Good for Trappy in this ocassion, but this is exactly why the FAA will come back with more stronger rules to ban us all.... (Flying again over populated areas, at night)"
Mar 7
Mauricio commented on Gert Lundgren's blog post TPAC Twin Propeller Attitude Control UAV Heavy Lift
"interesting design, I would change the prop orientation. Downwards  there's no clear view of the ground if you want to put a camera on it.  "
Mar 5
Mauricio commented on Joseph Aletky's blog post 134km/83.5 Mile, 4 hour flight with our Skywalker
"configuration please   :-)"
Feb 12
Mauricio commented on AKRCGUY's blog post SteadiDrone Releases NEW QU4D X With 60 Min Flight Time
"so no APM on this one? can I ask why?"
Feb 10
Mauricio commented on johnm545's blog post Autonomous Thermaling with an Android drone
"I think this project is excecionally interesting for me. I would like to have updates and possibly see if I can contribute somehow...please email me"
Feb 9
Mauricio commented on Chris Anderson's blog post ArduCopter developer Jose Julio's awesome air hockey robot
"genius!!!!  "
Feb 9

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New Aeromapper X5 mapping drone from Aeromao

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 12:24pm 15 Comments

Hi everyone,

just wanted to share our latest UAV: The Aeromapper X5, already available in our website at

Yes, it uses the Skywalker X5 fpv wing as airframe, but here at Aeromao it suffers an interesting transformation.

It is equipped with APM 2.x (of course) and 3DR…


Evolution of the Aeromapper UAV family of UAVs

Posted on July 8, 2013 at 7:28pm 11 Comments

So it`s been just a bit more than a year and a half since we first offered the Aeromaper UAV platform and we have seen the Aeromapper evolve significantly.

Since we introduced the Aeromapper Option E it has been a great success because it is a complete package with excellent features on it,…


Aeromapper UAV Option E with Sony Nex 7 (24 MP camera) + new Pelican cases

Posted on January 29, 2013 at 9:06am 17 Comments

We definitely trust the APM a LOT!  So we decided to create another version of our…


Aeromapper RTF UAV + APM2.5 + parachute system = easy landings!

Posted on December 2, 2012 at 10:00pm 4 Comments

Just sharing that the Aeromapper UAV is now ready to order with the new parachute recovery system.

Will very briefly describe a typical mission sequence so the basic setup of parachute + APM2.5 is explained (at the end). We think simplicity is king:

1. Assuming flight mission…


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At 6:31am on July 22, 2013, Travis said…
How are u triggering the nex 7? Do you have a intervalometer or have you hacked hacked the firmware if so how?

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