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Development of the FlightZoomer system.


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Klingnau


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Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post ILS for copter
"Hi HarishThe usage probably is different for each person. Some might use it just for fun, as the system can give you the sensation of flying a real aircraft under IFR just with your drone, others might like to fly a drone in a way, that seamlessly i…"
Jun 14, 2019
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post ILS for copter
"You are wrong that helicopters don't use ILS. Google returns 125000 hits for "ILS helicopter" even if the search is reduced to videos. Please convince yourself e.g. with this video:"
Jun 2, 2019
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post ILS for copter
"You are wrong that helicopters don't use ILS. Google returns 125000 hits for "ILS helicopter" even if the search is reduced to videos. Please convince yourself e.g. with this video:"
Jun 2, 2019
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post ILS for copter
"I am not sure, which part is not clear.
VTOL aircraft (helicopters) fly ILS approaches on a daily basis like any other aircraft types.
Also, the FlightZoomer solution certainly ticks off the "instrument approach" part. You can fly the approach 100%…"
Jun 2, 2019
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post ILS for copter
"I know ILS and the other instrument approach systems very well. You are correct that my system avoids a permanent radio station. The correct description would be, that technically the lower layers of an ILS are emulated, but on the user layer (user…"
May 31, 2019
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post ILS for copter
"That is correct. That's the novel part of my feature: copters can shot an imaginary ILS and still the touchdown happens vertically. Very similar like helicopters do in manned aviation e.g. in this video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkUd9eY1qS4
T…"
May 31, 2019
Martin Rüedi posted a blog post
The recently released Version 3.2 of my GCS FlightZoomer offers an automatic approach system, that is similar to the ILS for manned aviation. For plane it was working since last year but since copters can't just slip down the glideslope and then tou…
May 31, 2019
Martin Rüedi posted a blog post
These days FlightZoomer 3.2 has been released which offers a number of new features:Full stop ILS landings for copter.Support for the affordable RTF drone Sky Viper.Enhanced ROI handling with staged ROI's.Predefined sweep times for gentle movements…
May 10, 2019
Martin Rüedi posted a blog post
Today FlightZoomer Cockpit 3.1 has been released (in the MS store the name is still FlightZoomer Cockpit 3). The app offers a number of nice improvements over the big version 3 release from August.The most notable one are interactive checklists, whi…
Oct 25, 2018
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post FlightZoomer 3 is released!
"@Sid: Pixhawk is perfectly suitable. I made all of my (plane) tests with a China Pixhawk.

Oh, and the dot in the link has been fixed. Thanks for the feedback and the clarifications."
Aug 16, 2018
Martin Rüedi posted a blog post
Finally, after a long development time, I am happy to announce that FlightZoomer 3 is released! To celebrate the launch of the FlightZoomer apps, the FlightZoomer 3 Cockpit-app is available at no cost from the Windows 10 Store. Be sure to get the ap…
Aug 15, 2018
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post Fly With A Single Rotary Controller - FlightZoomer 3 Feature Preview
"@ Wayne, I will release the software apps and detailed instructions soon. Initially there will be a launch discount so the app(s) will ship for free. Be aware, that FlightZoomer works on-top of an existing Arduplane or Arducopter setup which by itse…"
Jul 2, 2018
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post Use speech recognition to control a flight
"@all thanks for the feedback!
@Tommy: I call it my wearable groundstation. It is my own design and I built it from scratch because there was nothing comparable on the market. I introduced it under this link and I believe I have even posted construct…"
Jun 18, 2018
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post Use speech recognition to control a flight
"Thanks, I did already make a blogpost which is visible directly on http://www.ardupilot.org."
Jun 15, 2018
Martin Rüedi posted a blog post
In this video I present the voice recognition feature in my GCS/Companion-app-combo FlightZoomer. The feature allows to control the flight of an RC aircraft (or multicopter) using simple voice commands. In order to get an additional safety level aga…
Jun 15, 2018
Martin Rüedi commented on Martin Rüedi's blog post Flying from overseas using the autopilot & virtual FPV from FlightZoomer 3
"Thanks, the release date of the presented software version is nearing."
May 12, 2018
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