All Blog Posts Tagged 'ardupilot' (160)

Official ArduPilot SWAG shop is Online...

After many months of working and planning within ArduPilot marketing team, we are finally pleased to announce our own ArduPilot organization swag / merchandise store.

The official store address is: …


Added by Jani Hirvinen on February 9, 2018 at 7:46am — 1 Comment

Emlid Edge in stock! Check out flight videos

Hey everyone,

We are pleased to announce Emlid Edge drone controllers are in stock! The time has come to get your drone and your action camera prepared for flight!…


Added by Emlid on December 25, 2017 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Plane 3.8.0 released

The ArduPilot development team is very proud to announce the release of APM:Plane 3.8.0. This is a major release, with a lot of new features and improvements. The release has been a long time coming, and the dev team would like to thank everyone who has…


Added by Alexandre Mainardi (Nuvem UAV) on August 5, 2017 at 10:18am — 5 Comments

Computer Vision for UAS Search and Rescue using Navio2

From Navio2 Project Shares:

This multi-rotor UAS will be used in search and rescue operations using object recognition to find a target and deliver a payload,…


Added by Dmitriy Ershov on February 28, 2017 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Rise of budget home build long range open source micro UAV

Hey i'm back, some good news!  After many years of community development, searching and building most efficient UAV for eco mission with less money to spent finally months of testing and much witnessed by our FPV and UAV community a new era of super portable size autonomous drone was born.  Its last flight was…


Added by David L. on December 24, 2016 at 12:00am — 9 Comments

[mRo] The new DIY store

Hello everyone, we are back!

Let me introduce myself, some of you might remember me as the cofounder of 3D Robotics/3DR. Since then, a particular and well-selected team of people from 3DR San Diego and 3DR TJ and I are pleased to announce we are continuing to develop legacy & new products for…


Added by Jordi Muñoz on November 29, 2016 at 3:00pm — 17 Comments

How to: Compile ArduPilot on Windows 10 with Ubuntu Bash.

Hello everyone!

Since Windows 10 has Ubuntu as his new partner, I have been using the new Ubuntu bash for compile the ArduPilot code. Before this, a Virtual Machine was needed if you wanted to join Linux with Windows; for all is known that this way is a bit frustrating when you want to…


Added by Dario Lindo Andres on October 18, 2016 at 3:30am — 15 Comments

PX4 Sapog - advanced open source ESC from the PX4 team

Hi everyone,

A part of the PX4 team has been working on an open source ESC since late 2013. The objectives we had in mind were roughly as follows:

  • BSD licensed codebase.
  • CAN bus interface (using UAVCAN as a high level protocol), with specific…

Added by Zubax Robotics on August 19, 2016 at 7:23pm — 25 Comments

You think you have it?!? ArduPilot.ORG is looking some fancy merch stuff...

Do you think that you got what we are looking for?? 

Do you want to make ArduPilot even greater that we are now?!? If you do, read more:…


Added by Jani Hirvinen on June 19, 2016 at 7:59am — 8 Comments

Compass calibration progress with geodesic sections in Ardupilot

The Ardupilot flight stack has an embedded compass calibrator, which has the advantage of providing a consistent behavior across different GCSs. Another good point of the internal calibrator when comparing to the algorithms implemented in the…


Added by Gustavo José de Sousa on May 31, 2016 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Tower v3.2.1 Release

After several months of development and testing, Tower v3.2.1 is finally ready for release to the wider community!

This release is significant as it marks the…


Added by Fredia Huya-Kouadio on May 16, 2016 at 4:34pm — 20 Comments

ROS based FlytOS is now compatible with Ardupilot flight stack!

We are glad to announce the compatibility of FlytOS (framework for commercial drone applications development) with the Ardupilot flight stack, as we had promised earlier.

What this means is, that the Ardupilot community can now easily leverage the companion computers (Ordoid, Raspi 3, TX1 and others) to build variety of commercial…


Added by Nitin Gupta on April 19, 2016 at 1:37am — 5 Comments

New image release for Erle products "escarlata"

Hi all!

Erle Robotics launches new version of the OS.

The image release under codename "escarlata"

The image includes support for:

  • Erle-Brain 2.
  • PXFmini with Raspberry Pi 0.
  • PXFmini with Raspberry Pi 1.
  • PXFmini with Raspberry Pi…

Added by Lander Usategui on April 8, 2016 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

ArduPilot education opportunity in China

Hello Everyone, long time no see. I'm the webmaster of the ardupilot chinese site.

In Sep 2015, I was been invited to join the First Session of the National Drone Education Alliance of China in Chengdu, Sichuan.…


Added by Stone Bai on April 7, 2016 at 1:05am — 10 Comments

Ground station, mission planner redesigned

I noticed that nobody is exploring a nicer UI for the mission planner.

probably you have missed this one.…


Added by Franc on February 3, 2015 at 12:00pm — 26 Comments

Using Andruav as 3G/4G Telemetry for APM ArduPilot


This is my third article about Andruav, last one was a couple of weeks ago that was about the Telemetry feature in Andruav.

Since then some updates has been done to telemetry that I want to mention it here.



Added by MHefny on January 3, 2015 at 5:14am — 13 Comments

BreezeUAV : An open-source autopilot for UAV

Hi everyone,

I'm happy to share with you today BreezeUAV.

BreezeUAV is an autopilot running on Arduino Mega 2560 which allow the user to do some automatic missions or to fly in "semi-automatic" mode with a Joystick. In fact, instead of controlling the surface controls of the airplane, the joystick define the euler angles desired. Then the autopilot, using PID controllers, stabilize the UAV.

I first decide to implement the whole system on a Yak…


Added by Adrien HADJ-SALAH on December 10, 2014 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Aeromapper 300 mapping drone –1.5 hr endurance with multisensor capabilities

The Aeromapper 300 is the latest UAV offer from Aeromao Inc. Canada.

The Aeromapper 300 is one of the most complete UAV for general mappping applications, at the most competitve price on the market. Powerful yet very easy & friendly to use, with 1.5 hour endurance, currently more than two dozen different sensors or combination of sensors supported…


Added by Mauricio on November 21, 2014 at 9:58am — 43 Comments

3DR Robotics group flight

Here is 3D Robotics centric group flight. Iris+ and his grandpa 3DR Quad on a mission. Playing around with scenario to cover large area with multiple vehicles simultaneously. Can be handy for Search&Rescue, surveyors and others.

Additionally you can see a proximity warnings in UgCS in action. These can use ADS-B as a source as…


Added by Janis Kuze on November 17, 2014 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

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