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Arducopter build from IDE

Started this discussion. Last reply by malcolm churn Feb 15, 2012. 2 Replies

 Hello, dose anyone have information on configuring Arducopter to a traditional helicopter within the Ardino IDE. I have modified APM_Config file, setting FRAME_CONFIG  to HELI_FRAME. When the…Continue


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I am a Postgraduate Researcher at loughborough university in the UK. I work in the department of aernouatical and automotive engineering.

Have been flying model aircraft for about 3 years and like both fixed and rotery wing aircraft.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
My PhD is on UAV forced landings in clivian airspace, so to demonstrate this I need a robust relable autopilot system to interact with externally. Be it sending it commands over XBee or an onborad enbedded system.

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ArduRex 450 - Setup

Posted on November 16, 2011 at 3:30pm 18 Comments

I work out of the Loughborough University Centre for Autonomous Systems (LUCAS), and have recently discovered the Ardupilot Mega. We are now constructing a number of vehicles with Ardupilot Mega, using it as a low level control system. Our fleet will include Flying Wings, Wot 4's, and Trex 450's. We will use these to conduct research, which will range from, UAS forced landing, UAS collaboration, autonomous soaring, to collision avoidance.

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