Good news: you can now use the standard ArduPilot GCS with ArduPilot Mega!
Just select option 2 ("ArduPilot Legacy") in your GCS…Continue
Good data from Doug Weibel today, who was testing the uBlox GPS vs the onboard absolute pressure sensor on ArduPilot Mega with his NexStar Mini EP. In general the uBlox is performing great. And we love the onboard datalogging on APM!…
More coolness from podcast guest Daniel Mellinger and the U Penn GRASP lab. Check out the spooky looking around starting at…Continue
Michael Oborne has released a Windows GUI version of his great program to interface ArduPilot/APM with Xplane and FlightGear.
It's working well for me. Can you check it out and…Continue
Lorenz Meir of the Pixhawk team had a good email discussion with the APM dev team on airspeed math, and was kind enough to write it up in a very helpful primer.
Check out the whole thing…Continue
This site is just a few days old, but might be worth checking out if you're looking to work in the UAV industry. Seems like a pretty good start so…Continue
The PixHawk team in Switzerland, which has been doing great work with quadcopters and ground stations (we're evaluating their GCS for the APM), is planning to release their IMU and autopilot commercially. Before they do so, they'd like some community feedback…Continue
Congrats to Bill Premerlani and the rest of the UAVDevBoard team for a great writeup on the Sparkfun front page!
Here's how it starts:…Continue
Now that the DIY Drones community is more than 20,000 people, we're getting a lot of requests to participate in our various projects. That's terrific and we absolutely love and depend on the work of volunteers here. It's also a fun and rewarding experience for the dev team members: they get to help…Continue