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Olivier replied to Ryan Perez's discussion Introducing the Splash Drone 3 + make easy money by sharing the campaign
"Do you mean PX4 based, proprietary, or from another open source base, proprietary extensions, or third party proprietary? Even larger companies like Traxxas (Ardupilot FC) or Aminon (Cleanflight base) don't develop there own so guessing if you…"
yesterday

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Bill Piedra commented on Olivier's blog post Congratulations to accepted Ardupilot students, Google Summer of Code 2017
"That's fantastic.  One of my personal passions is working with students.   Back in 2014 I worked with some bright robotics / programming students on Project Ryptide, and it ended up attracting some international media attention.…"
May 12
Olivier posted a blog post

On the Road to Maker Faire

Great video from Ardupilot Development Team member Jaime Machuca, on working towards  an upcoming Maker Faire in San Francisco's Bay area. The Ardupilot event is sponsored by Intel.More  information on the project is available here.See More
May 9
Rob_Lefebvre commented on Olivier's blog post Congratulations to accepted Ardupilot students, Google Summer of Code 2017
"After it has deployed a UGV, yes."
May 4
Olivier commented on Olivier's blog post Congratulations to accepted Ardupilot students, Google Summer of Code 2017
"There you go Marc!  ;)"
May 4
Marc Dornan commented on Olivier's blog post Congratulations to accepted Ardupilot students, Google Summer of Code 2017
"So in the fall of 2017 I look forward to doing a safe RTL with my Ardupilot mini gasser Chinook!"
May 4
Marc Dornan commented on Olivier's blog post Congratulations to accepted Ardupilot students, Google Summer of Code 2017
"Brilliant news!"
May 4
Olivier posted a blog post

Congratulations to accepted Ardupilot students, Google Summer of Code 2017

Every year Google proposes to fund students for the summer with its GSoC program, where open source organizations and students are announced  through a highly selective process. This year was the first time Ardupilot applied as its own entity, and Google just granted it  four student  positions. No doubt due in part to the…See More
May 4
Olivier commented on Chris Anderson's blog post More powerful Pixhawk 3 coming soon
"An M7 couldn't hurt, and maybe it will happen. But while vision tasks on an microcontroller  like OpenMV can always benefit from more power,  current Pixhawk MCs have plenty of processing power for conventional flight…"
Apr 27
Olivier commented on Kristaps Brass's blog post Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions - PX4
"Flying with the ubiquitous u-blox M8 GPS does make more sense, very few fly with the older 7 series single GNSS only these days."
Apr 14
Olivier commented on Olivier's blog post No Parachute? No problem! (There’s an app for that)
"Thanks for this precision, Sander. I've added to the post to reflect it. Credit where it's due, love that  term! ;)"
Apr 14
sander commented on Olivier's blog post No Parachute? No problem! (There’s an app for that)
"Hi Olivier, In your post you compare this behavior to Quadchute, a term i coined in PX4 when i wrote the functionality.But quadchute is not exactly the same as Q_ASSIST. Quadchute looks at both maximum angles and minimum altitude, when these are…"
Apr 14
John Stuart commented on Olivier's blog post No Parachute? No problem! (There’s an app for that)
"This is brilliant! Well done on a new clever failsafe"
Apr 14
Andrew Rabbitt commented on Olivier's blog post No Parachute? No problem! (There’s an app for that)
"Nice and short checklist! :D"
Apr 8
Gary McCray commented on Olivier's blog post No Parachute? No problem! (There’s an app for that)
"That is an amazing save!Great job guys."
Apr 7
Olivier posted a blog post

No Parachute? No problem! (There’s an app for that)

In which a 1.7m flying wing VTOL transitions to forward flight with ... oops ... reversed elevons. As the transition starts the quad motors are active and compensate for the reversed elevons. Once the transition is completed the quad motors stop and ... the flying wing, now flying like a plane, flips 180 degrees quasi instantly…See More
Apr 7

Profile Information

About Me:
Olivier Brousse, long time drone builder and flyer
More information on my LinkedIn page here:
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/olivier-brousse/b8/436/253
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Autonomous drone development for research and industry.
Hometown:
Boulder, CO

Olivier's Blog

On the Road to Maker Faire

Posted on May 9, 2017 at 11:11am 0 Comments

Great video from Ardupilot Development Team member Jaime Machuca, on working towards  an upcoming Maker Faire in San Francisco's Bay area. The Ardupilot event is sponsored by Intel.

More  information on the project is available…

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Congratulations to accepted Ardupilot students, Google Summer of Code 2017

Posted on May 4, 2017 at 12:33pm 4 Comments

Every year Google proposes to fund students for the summer with its GSoC program, where open source organizations and students are announced  through a highly selective process. This year was the first time Ardupilot applied as its own entity, and Google just granted it  four student  positions. No…

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No Parachute? No problem! (There’s an app for that)

Posted on April 6, 2017 at 9:46pm 5 Comments

In which a 1.7m flying wing VTOL transitions to forward flight with ... oops ... reversed elevons. As the transition starts the quad motors are active and compensate for the reversed elevons. Once the transition is completed the quad motors stop and ... the flying wing, now flying like a plane, flips 180…

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Mission Planner's Michael Oborne on rarely known features

Posted on March 27, 2017 at 8:04pm 0 Comments

Ardupilot developer and Mission Planner author  Michael Oborne  gave a talk at the Ardupilot 2017 Unconference about little known features of Mission Planner. A video of the talk is available, with…

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At 9:16pm on January 14, 2017, Azjeg said…

Hi Olivier,

You can use it of course. Just let me know which one you like best and I'll find the high resolution original for editing or cleaning up. Except for a very few of them which were shot by a pro friend of mine, I usually take all the pictures of our gear, but I'm not a professional photographer, so you need some processing on them, surely... :-)

Azjeg

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