"I just wish they would start cloning Paparazzi autopilot boards :-)
BTW, this is one of the best, smallest and cheapest GPS modules I have found. Unfortunately there is no schematic provided and the supplied red and black wires are not connected…"
On the ground I have a B2HP powered by a 11.1V LiPo and a single ethernet cable running back to my GCS laptop. I'm using a virtual serial port as you say - using Paparazzi autopilot on Ubuntu it is quite easy…"
This is a great setup for aerial surveilance but not so good for FPV due to the lag as you have discovered. You can configure the buffer time in VLC but I found that anything less then 100 mS will start…"
Hi Jack, amazing work as always!
I am familiar with using Cinerella and am now interested in learning OpenCV on Ubuntu for machine vision similar to your work. Can you suggest any good web sites or tutorials for beginners?"
"Note that the Clark-Y airfoil will have about 3 degrees incidence with the bottom of the wing sitting flat on top of your current fuselage. This is one of the benefits of a Clark-Y for simple airframe construction."
Also, the thing that really impresses me about this thread is not the rip-off UAV's. It's the Google add I see beside this post for sending money overseas via Western Union. Now that is some smart AI ;-)