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Logs of death spiral

Started this discussion. Last reply by paul riseborough Nov 12, 2013. 14 Replies

I heard that sometimes this group will take a look at logs of flights and see if they can offer suggestions about what has gone wrong. Quick background: we fly the Zephyr II flying wing platform from…Continue


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ArduPlane Rally Point Landing Proposal: Version 2

Posted on May 22, 2014 at 11:30am 2 Comments

ArduPlane Rally Point Landing Proposal: Version 2

Based on some more field testing as well as some great comments on my previous post about Rally Landing, I'm proud to propose a "version 2" for Rally Landings (implemented for ArduPlane).  This post…


Landing from Rally Points

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 9:00pm 17 Comments

Howdy devs,

I've been working on this for a few months now and I think it is finally ready for evaluation for a possible merge into master. My team has been wanting to simplify planning for autonomous landings so that mission planning for autonomous landing is less complex. Our motivation is that if we need to change a planned landing approach in flight all we…


Throttle Arming Documentation added for ArduPlane

Posted on January 25, 2014 at 2:30pm 8 Comments


I just posted documentation for the software throttle arming safety feature introduced in ArduPlane 2.77.

It's here:


I'd appreciate any feedback, negative or positive -- though if it's…


Rally Point documentation for added for Mission Planner

Posted on November 12, 2013 at 3:00pm 13 Comments



Rally Point documentation now up at:


If you see any errors on the page or have suggestions with regard to Rally Point behavior, feel free to respond here.

I think this may only be…


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