Andrew Tridgell's Blog – June 2016 Archive (2)

Using X-Plane 10 with ArduPilot SITL

ArduPilot has been able to use X-Plane as a HIL (hardware in the loop) backend for quite some time, but it never worked particularly well as the limitations of the USB interface to the hardware prevented good sensor timings.

We have recently added the ability to use X-Plane 10 as a SITL backend, which works much better. The SITL (software…


Added by Andrew Tridgell on June 30, 2016 at 4:53pm — 24 Comments

APM:Plane 3.6.0 released

The ArduPilot development team is proud to announce the release of version 3.6.0 of APM:Plane. This is a major update so please read the notes carefully.

The biggest changes in this release are:

  • major update to PX4Firmware code
  • major update to QuadPlane code
  • addition of MAVLink2 support…


Added by Andrew Tridgell on June 10, 2016 at 5:00pm — 58 Comments

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