Andrew Tridgell's Blog – December 2011 Archive (2)

new ArduPlane feature - geo-fencing

The dev team is delighted to give a Christmas present to ArduPlane users in the form of a new geo-fencing feature!

Geo-fencing allows you to define a GPS fence around your flying area, plus a minimum and maximum altitude. Within the fence you can fly ArduPlane normally in any mode…


Added by Andrew Tridgell on December 24, 2011 at 5:02pm — 22 Comments

First ArduPlane flights with APM2

I've been working on the ArduPlane code for the new APM2 boards for a while now, so I was delighted to watch it loitering above my local flying field today for the first time. I'd flown it once before two weeks ago, but that was a very short flight as I had the aileron controls reversed (I don't have much experience with elevon planes!), so it was quite tricky to steer. It 'landed' in a tree…


Added by Andrew Tridgell on December 3, 2011 at 5:33pm — 12 Comments

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