A year and a half after its first autonomous flight, the gluonpilot finally has a powerful ground control station. It borrows functionality of both the paparazzi ground control station (navigation blocks) and micropilot. Mission planning can be…
"Thanks for the review Chris!
Let me answer some of your questions:
- It supports 8 channels out (and not 5 :-) )
- It supports 6 channels in, but the "RTF-kit" only has 4 wires because the currently autopilot only needs 4 inputs (pitch, roll, motor,…"
It's actually a lot simpler. You just tell the scheduler to run this function once every 10ms (for example). The scheduler does the rest (no matter how long your function takes to execute - assuming that your function finished in less than…"
I made a design with the LISY in it myself, but decided not to make a prototype because of these warnings I read. Personally, I can not think of a reason why the higher sample rate would make any difference, mainly because the vibrating mass…"
"The LISY300 is not fit for quadrocopters. On the German UAV forums they have been comparing every gyro on the market, and the LISY300 was considered the poorest performer, mainly due to its vibrating mass being in the lower kHz region, similar to…"