The recently released Version 3.2 of my GCS FlightZoomer offers an automatic approach system, that is similar to the ILS for manned aviation. For plane it was working since last year but since copters can't just slip down the glideslope and then touch down with a lot of forward speed, the implemented procedure had to be changed as follows for…Continue
These days FlightZoomer 3.2 has been released which offers a number of new features:
Added by Martin Rüedi on May 10, 2019 at 3:00am — No Comments
Today FlightZoomer Cockpit 3.1 has been released (in the MS store the name is still FlightZoomer Cockpit 3). The app offers a number of nice improvements over the big version 3 release from August.
The most notable one are interactive checklists, which are demonstrated in this video:
This features supports entirely…Continue
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Finally, after a long development time, I am happy to announce that FlightZoomer 3 is released!
To celebrate the launch of the FlightZoomer apps, the FlightZoomer 3 Cockpit-app is available at no cost from the Windows 10 Store. Be sure to get the app for free before the price goes up.
For those who don’t know FlightZoomer yet,…
In this video I present the voice recognition feature in my GCS/Companion-app-combo FlightZoomer. The feature allows to control the flight of an RC aircraft (or multicopter) using simple voice commands. In order to get an additional safety level against wrongly recognized commands, the engine does read back whatever sentence it understood.…Continue
While beta testing for Flightzoomer 3 a spectacular test flight has been done with intercontinental contributions:
- The location of the flight was in Switzerland.
- The pilot in command (Andrew Stanley) using the FlightZoomer autopilot was sitting on his desk in New York.
- My role was the copilot/spotter/air traffic control…Continue
The first FlightZoomer Version 3 app has been released!
Anybody, who has access to a Windows 10 computer, is invited to visit the MS store and install "FlightZoomer Cockpit 3 - Simulation Edition" for free!
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Have a look at the wearable groundstation, that I have built as cockpit for my Boeing 787-like drones avionics suite FlightZoomer...
The wearable groundstation has these features:
When Microsoft announced the Surface Dial last October, I immediately knew, that no better application could be developed for this controller than controlling the flight path of drones. For weeks I checked availability in Europe, only to order an overpriced device from the US Ebay finally. As it arrived I probably got one…Continue
This is my second post in the series called "FlightZoomer 3 Innovation Previews". The first was this one: Maximized terrain awareness for drone pilots
The innovation highlight presented in the video…Continue
This is my first post in a series called "FlightZoomer 3 Feature Previews".
One of the coolest features for the next release of my FlightZoomer apps is a terrain elevation map and a vertical situation display. The look&feel of these features strongly borrow from the VSD (vertical situation display) and the TERRAIN display of the…Continue
In this post I show videos of two real flights, the first above for FlightZoomer version 2.0 and another below with the freshly released version 2.1. Both videos show the same automatic flight including an ILS approach. In the videos the replay feature is used to sync the recorded video…Continue
Until now I have presented only videos with the beta version of FlightZoomer release 2. But now the final version is completed and published. The apps are…Continue
This video is a showcase in which I provide an overview of the capabilities and usage of the 14 additional autoflight modes which will come with the upcoming release of FlightZoomer (version 2.0).
In the second half of the video I show the…Continue
Two months ago I have released FlightZoomer for the first time (version 1.5). Meanwhile the next version is nearing completion (version 2.0) and I am pleased to present you some of the highlights of this new version...
What are the…Continue
More official information here:…Continue
The title says it all:
FlightZoomer has been released and the three required apps can be downloaded from my homepage http://flightzoomer.com (the relay server) and the Microsoft app store (the Sensorics- and the Groundstation-app).
What is Flightzoomer?
A smartphone based telemetry, navigation and…Continue
I´d like to introduce my project of a smartphone based telemetry and navigation system called FlightZoomer.
Other than (almost?) any existing system FlightZoomer differentiates as follows: