"There is a group at the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, Canada who has developed a very capable autonomous robot. More information can be found on their website http://www.auvic.uvic.ca/.
"Hi, As i just mentioned in anther post I am a big fan of the Atmel at9usb development boards. They cost around $30 and come with a great ide and are programmed using the c programming language. IT doesn't have the power of the propeller chip but…"
"I am a big fan of c and the atmel at90usb board. The board costs around $30, has a great ide, usb support, an uses the c programming language. If you want full featured high performance programming there is nothing better. Although the learning…"
I believe that this http://soaring.goosetechnologies.com/ project managed to measure thermals. You may also be able to use an accelerometer, altimeter, gps combination to detect when you are rising. Actually i just had an idea but have…"
"I just did a quick check of the rules up here in canada and it appears anything flown recreationally and under the weight of 35Kg or 77.2 lbs is considered a model and exempt from regulation. I would be a great resource for anyone considering…"
I have been tinkering with the idea of creating a air speed sensor using a differential pressure sensor such as the Motorola MXP5100DP series with a dual two port case which can easily be connected to silicon tubing and then to an external air input…
"From my experience there are a number of issues that need to be taken into consideration before you can use raw data from an IMU. Firstly you will need to do some type of sensor fusion to combine the output signals from the accelerometers and gyros.…"