Successful 3.5 Km full autonomous flight of the MAJA drone with an ArduPilotMega

The MAJA drone has done a successful 3.5 Km autonomous mission under flight plan on May 2011. The purpose of this mission is to do a 3.5 km autonomous flight plan (FPL) in two closed loop runs. The FPL is composed of 5 waypoints. The full flight have been recorded with a GoPro HD wide camera.
The MAJA drone is fully steered with an ArduPilotMega (APM v1.4) autopilot with a 9D0F IMU and the firmware v2.2f (JLN modified version).

The weather conditions was a bit windy and gusty: Wind 13 Km/h from ENE, gusting 20 Km/h and strong thermal lifts.

More infos at: http://diydrones.com/profile/JeanLouisNaudin

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Comment by Shepherd on August 1, 2011 at 5:06am
How can we get it ?

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