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apm HAL uart set blocking writes and AP Scheduler Help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sj Sep 15, 2015. 1 Reply

HelloFor last year or so I have been using 2.9.1b branch for work im doing where the ardupilot serves more as a sensor board and safety pilot. I wrote some basic code to send the sensor data over…Continue

APM 2.5 Blown compass??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry B Dec 24, 2014. 1 Reply

I just recently ran into a strange magnetometer only gets data when the board is rotated 90 degrees about x. if the board is level the mag(x,y,z) don't get updated and just sit at a…Continue

What causes Bootloader Failure?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Sep 9, 2014. 1 Reply

HelloI have been modifying arducopter code (2.9 and 3+) for awhile now and just recently ran into issue with the bootloader on several apm 2.5 boards. I use linux for development so I use command…Continue

Largest factor in extending flight time in quadrotor vehicles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremy Stromsoe Feb 2, 2016. 10 Replies

HelloI pose the question to anyone willing to chip in..what is the biggest factor in extending flight times for a quad? Best/largest battery, decent motors/props, cheap escs? Good battery and Best…Continue


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Georgia Tech Aerial Robotics(GTAR) wins American Helicopter Society(AHS) Autonomous MAV Challenge

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 12:41pm 13 Comments

Georgia Tech Aerial Robotics Club is team of undergraduate and graduate students that compete in aerial vehicle competitions yearly. The MAV Challenge was last week in Virginia Beach. 

The mission consisted of taking of from a helipad and searching a known search area(20 ft squared) for a target. Once located the vehicle must hover over it…


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