Don't do this at home with other planes! ;-)
In the first episode motor, rudder and tail servos are not yet installed.
Plane is home made, there is no ready kit available.
- Wingspan 150 cm
- Length 120 cm
- Empty weight without batteries 1.3 kg
- Maximum load with batteries is about 1.2 kg
- Maximum takeoff weight is…
Now camera has pitch and roll stabilizer. In some shots camera looks plane. Camera can tilt 90 degrees to one direction and 45 to other, you can see the limits in sharp turns. It was windy day, 4 - 8 m/s or 14 - 29 km/h or 8 - 16 knots.
Program codes are in…Continue
TaigaCam and Ardupilot tries to look home position all the time. Camera can turn about 100 degrees. In Ardupilot there is no compass, and therefore it calculates flight direction once per second according to gps. That's why camera turns slowly.
This pan-system needs only one line of code to Ardupilot. In plane…