"@R_Lefebvre The first bluetooth 4.0 breakout boards were not UART interfaces they are SPI but I just saw this http://redbearlab.com/blemini/ It could work without the Arduino buffer. Should be pin compatible with this design.
@Jeff check out this…"
"I'd recommend going with a Bluetooth LE module to support iOS but I understand it has really limited support on android right now so not really feasible. Also I think you would need an microprocessor between the radios if going with a bluetooth LE…"
"R_Lefebvre they only required the hardware approval with the older bluetooth SPP profile devices. The newer bluetooth 4.0 LE chips work without any hardware approval or anything like that. This is how DJI is connected their data modem to iOS…"
"Does anyone other than Hugues prefer Ning forums over the commonly used forum softwares like PHPBB or vbulletin?
I personally find the ning forums so useless I don't bother with that part of the site."
"Mohammed, you should check out Ian's joystick project. The project uses a Mega and the same library to read a logitech joystick and output PPM. A lot different then sending the joystick commands over mavlink but I bet you could get some ideas…"
"Hey John check this out.. It is really similar to what your doing but we use the built in analog to digital. Ian just setup a google code page and should be posting a link to it soon. The just released beta has 8 channels and uses the same logitech…"