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Programming for loiter around point; also multiple plane "cooperation"

Started Feb 16, 2016 0 Replies

Dear All,As a newbie who needs to do lots more reading; but I had a question on where I should be focussing and I'd be grateful for advice.I'd like to programme a plane to be able to loiter say in…Continue

 

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Shane Slater commented on Hector Garcia de Marina's blog post Multi-UAV with Paparazzi
"Hi Hector, This is very impressive, well done. Is this capability part of a regular paparazzi distribution? Thanks Shane"
Aug 14
Shane Slater commented on Udo Zillmann's blog post Producing Energy with Drones - Wind Drones
"Christoph, thanks for the steer on C++ - really appreciated and will follow up. cheers and good luck!"
Jan 5
Shane Slater commented on Udo Zillmann's blog post Producing Energy with Drones - Wind Drones
"Sorry, my mail was far too general. Given arduplane is written in C++, and I have no C++ experience (loads on Fortran77!) I guess the question might be: is the extent of your edits way beyond what someone learning the language might be able to do in…"
Jan 3
Shane Slater commented on Udo Zillmann's blog post Producing Energy with Drones - Wind Drones
"Hello there, What you are doing is great. Am v impressed the model flies fine having added tether stress, thats a great result Sorry to ask a very basic question, but how does one start hacking/editing Arduplane to do this kind of thing? What…"
Jan 3
Shane Slater commented on earthpatrol's blog post Flying Robot Commander for PaparazziUAV
"Andy - EarthPatrol Thanks V much..lots to learn. Including Klingon - who knew!!! Congrats again on FRC - lots of untapped potential for UAV's in this direction.  Shane"
Apr 22, 2016
Shane Slater commented on earthpatrol's blog post Flying Robot Commander for PaparazziUAV
"This is really interesting, and impressive to see that you can control multiple drones through different flight phases. I'm looking for a way to control multiple drones in the manner you show above, but they would be planes not quads.  Do…"
Apr 21, 2016
Shane Slater posted a discussion

Programming for loiter around point; also multiple plane "cooperation"

Dear All,As a newbie who needs to do lots more reading; but I had a question on where I should be focussing and I'd be grateful for advice.I'd like to programme a plane to be able to loiter say in circles around a point. Also I'd like to be able to get multiple planes to do this i.e. more than one loitering about the same point and perhaps even control them using internal compasses so that they are in the "right" place e.g. at opposite sides of the circle. Of course I'm expecting to need to do…See More
Feb 16, 2016

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About Me:
Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineer based Cambridge UK.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Been a hobby builder of RC models for a very long time.
Interested in some of the new possibilities for using drones commercially.
Hometown:
Cambridge

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