Over the last couple of days I have been testing the Lidar based auto-landing code that will be in the upcoming 3.1.1 release of APM:Plane. I'm delighted to say that it has gone very well!
Testing has been done on two planes - one is a Meridian…Continue
The ardupilot development team is proud to announce the release of version 2.46 of APM:Rover. This is a major release with a lot of new features and bug fixes.
This release is based on a lot of development and testing that happened prior to the …
The ardupilot development team is proud to announce the release of version 3.1.0 of APM:Plane. This is a major release with a lot of new features and bug fixes.
The biggest change in this release is the addition of automatic terrain following. Terrain following allows the autopilot to guide the aircraft over varying terrain at a constant height above the ground using…
I'm delighted to announce that the effort to port ArduPilot to Linux reached an important milestone yesterday with the first flight of a fixed wing aircraft on a Linux based autopilot running ArduPilot.
As I mentioned in a previous blog post, we've been working on…Continue
The biggest new feature in this release is automatic terrain following. That is something I have wanted to add for a long time, and it is now finally done, prompted by the need for better terrain following for the upcoming…Continue