About

Gender

Male


Location

Washington, DC


About Me:

Master of Science in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I am interested in bio-inspired aerodynamics and control system development of UAVs and have performed extensive research on avian flow control systems.


Hometown:

Washington D.C.


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Akash Dhruv posted a discussion
Hello Everyone, I am trying to run my iris+ using the ArduCopter firmware code available on ardupilot's github repository. I downloaded the px4 console and installed the firmware using "make px4-v2-upload". After the firmware uploads, I do the neces…
Aug 17, 2015
Akash Dhruv replied to robin singh's discussion MAVproxy dosnt connect
"Have the same issue. Any progress on this ?"
Jul 31, 2015
Akash Dhruv commented on Chris Becker's blog post Formation Flying Mesh Network Demo
"*messages."
Jul 10, 2015
Akash Dhruv commented on Chris Becker's blog post Formation Flying Mesh Network Demo
"Hey Chris,
This is a very cool project. I was wondering if you can send data in the form of mavlink meesages to pixhawk via beaglebone using Telem 1 instead of Serial 4/5? Would this eliminate the need to load compiled code on arducopter? From what…"
Jul 10, 2015
Akash Dhruv replied to Akash Dhruv's discussion How to restore control back to RC when running a Python Script in mission planner
"Michael, I tried to do that, and I was able to regain control. But my I fail to go into guided mode after that. The copter just drops to the ground after I execute the sequence to remove rc override.
Here is my code

import sysimport clrimport timef…"
Jul 2, 2015
Akash Dhruv replied to Akash Dhruv's discussion How to restore control back to RC when running a Python Script in mission planner
"It worked. Thank you !!"
Jul 2, 2015
Akash Dhruv replied to Akash Dhruv's discussion How to restore control back to RC when running a Python Script in mission planner
"Hey Michael, thanks for your reply. Can you tell me what command is used to restore control back to RC?"
Jul 2, 2015
Akash Dhruv posted a discussion
So I have developed a python script to arm a quadrotor, fly a guided mission, return to launch and disarm. However, I am interested in getting back control of the rotor while the script is in progress incase something goes wrong. Can I put a failsaf…
Jul 2, 2015
Akash Dhruv replied to Dominik Füß's discussion Mission Planner - Python Script
"Hey Venkat, can you share the codes that you developed?"
Jul 1, 2015