Copter-3.4-rc1 has been released for beta testing and can be downloaded using the Mission Planner's Install Firmware screen's beta firmware link. Some of the changes since Copter-3.3.3 are listed below.
1) EKF2 allows "boat mode" (attitude initialisation without gyro calibration)
The upcoming Copter-3.4 release will include terrain following support for mission commands using either Google earth altitude data or a Laser Range Finder. This is a demonstration video shot at a ski hill near my home in Karuizawa Japan of this new feature.
For this test I used a venerable 3DR IRIS with a …Continue
The video above shows my first attempt (which was successful) to fly APM:Copter using a Linux board (…Continue