North Aurora, IL

About Me:

Robotics/Mechanical Engineer & IT consultant for past 20+ years...

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Keen on auto-pilots and FPV as a poor man's way of flying without a real plane...


Reside in North Aurora, IL since 1990. Born & raised in Detroit Lakes, MN

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Mark Vogt replied to Frederik Borg's discussion How to setup ArduPilot for 3-channel fixed wing? in ArduPlane User Group
Me? I'm in the same boat: 
I want/need to use my beloved APM 2.8's (I have several of them) in a Horizon Radian XL (2.6 m wingspan, 3 channel system), but each attempt/permutation has been unsuccessful...…"
Oct 14, 2017
Mark Vogt commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Kickstarter project for a "Smart-Pod" UAV pod
"Greetings esteemed fellow UAV enthusiasts,
Oddly - a year later - I've only just stumbled on this entire post, while I was looking at DIYDrones for something else. I'd NO idea my brother's endeavor was going to generate the mixed (mostly negative)…"
Nov 2, 2014
Mark Vogt posted a discussion in ArduPlane User Group
Greetings esteemed UAV-ers...I'm running an APM2.5 board in a ParkZone Radian (3 controls - throttle/rudder/elevator).My initial manual flights were successful, including running in Stabilize and Loiter Modes (using my Spektrum DX7s 3-position flap…
Jul 27, 2013
Mark Vogt posted a blog post
2012-11-24 MV to All:I've only just joined the ArduPilot-Mega Opensource Project, and am only just beginning to dig into the codebase.My goal is to implement a host of enhancements to our beloved APM Mission Planner application.My cloned repository…
Nov 24, 2012