G'day from OZ! I'm a yank down under and just got my fixed wing certification and instantly have a passion for fixed wing over multi-rotor. I'm definitely looking to get into LOS mapping and surveying and looking for the most suitable airframe. My short list airframes are:
- Penguin V2 (hard to find in AUS)
- Skywalker X7 (Also hard to find)
- Skywalker X6 (how will she do for mapping?)
- Skywalker Revo (AERO-M clone)
I'm definitely going with Pixhawk APM w/ telemetry and using mission planner. I believe I saw a thread here that listed all the necessary parts for a mapping rig but can't find it again.
Can any other rmappers out there help me out with a solution that's most efficient, stable, robust platform? Also a trainer that suitably matches the capabilities of the commercial aircraft. I was thinking a Sky Eye if I go with the traditional airframe or Go Discover for a flying wing.