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  • Is there anyone still active in this group? Looking for some help for a total newbie in trying to setup a Pixhawk 4 and Mission Planner on skid steer rover.
    • was thinking the same thing.
    • Hi Stuart, doesn't seem like many people check this site. I'm also getting the same blank response over on the Ardupilot blog. I'm still trying to get my PX4 setup correctly. Can't seem to progress beyond downloading the firmware - Rover.
  • Anyone in the DIYDRONES Australian subgroup based in Alice Springs, NT?
    I am experimenting with Ardupilot (standard Arduplane), Pixhawk 4 FC in a 4-ch
    RC "AXN Floater Jet" foamy plane...
    • I found and joined this mob! do drop in if you're in Alice !
    • Do they have any members using ArduPilot and PX4? Trying to find someone to talk to that knows how to set PX4 and Mission Planner and Ardupilot.
    • Paul I am the only member who does 'regular' RC plane flying and also UAV...I now have a Volantex Raptor with Pixhawk 4 running PX4 and I mission plan using QGroundControl. My initial preference was for the more open-source Ardupilot/Mission Planner stack but I found the set up under that system far more challenging then when using the PX4/QGroundControl stack. BTW there's a photo of the Raptor in 'pix' on the another advantage for me of QGroundControl is that it runs on both Mac and PC (I use both). Happy to help if I can with specific questions....I had great help too from people on "Getting Started" sub-group of the PX4 Slack group especially Ryan Johnston see
      Getting Started - PX4 Autopilot
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    • Yes it is proving to be a challenge and the documentation isn't up to date. I have QGroundControl installed on my laptop and originally used that to install PX4 firmware - following one of the Painless360 Youtube videos. Thanks for your offer I might just message you direct with my questions and I'll chase up Ryan.
    • Paul another great facility of PX4/QGroundControl environment is 'Flight Review" - you can upload flight controller data to it and see very good data visualisations of flight path and many many mission parameters graphed out...Sharing with Ryan Flight Review visualisations were great as a basis for diagnostic advice from him -here's a link to recent data from one of my (night!) flights with LEDs on plane at a club night flying event -
      Flight Review
  • Hi everyone, I am looking for someone who is good at drone building, repair and software in Adelaide. Please give me a call on 0477 319 219.
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Splash drone modification

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E384 Mapping / Surveying Drone kit - never used

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Hi guys,I've been into drones for a few years as a hobby, and recently got a Mavic Pro.  I've posted a few pics & videos on my facebook & instagram, and I've been really surprised by the number of friends who've asked me to do work for their businesses.I work full time so droning is still a hobby, but I learn more everyday, and I reckon there have to be hundreds of others out there like me who'd like to make a bit of money on the side.So I've set up - it works like…

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