Ardupilot Mega Mission planner

Heres a Screenshot of my current work on my Ardupilot Mega mission planner. If you want a look get it here

This program captures lat,long and alt from google earth and creates a waypoint writer header file or you can write directly to the APM EEPROM. Using the latest command format. The command list is currently pulled from the APM source files, so it should always be up to date.


.net framework 2.0+

Google earth browser plugin

It should run under mono


Read from your current APM and edit

Write new missions directoly to your APM

Open other peoples EEPROM data, view there missions etc.

EEPROM is saved to file on read - for those more technicly savy. - and to share with friends

View EEPROM - ability to display some internaly saved setting like gyro offsets etc.

Write a Waypoint writter header file, for use with waypoint writter.

To use it.

open it.

click Open defines.h - and point it to your ardupilot mega source directory

select your com port

click either read or write (after adding a few WP's)

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  • hello sir Michael Oborne, Im interested on mission planner using vb.  I want to dvelop mission planner by using vb for my final year project. I hope sir will help me to develop the gui. Thank you.

  • Thanks mike, finally i found the solution for my problems.
    Connected my computer on somewhere else which is not behind proxy connection, then i cached the map that need. :D


    In the latest version of your ardusim which is included in ardumega planner, are you removed the google earth and instrument features? or maybe it just didnt shown up on my computer?


    I already succed simulate the ardumega with xplane for several times, but i didnt get enough data to review the flight data for further analysis.


  • Developer
    the planner caches everything you load, so there is no problem with that at all. you just need to get it to load in the first place... not be behind a proxy.
  • Thanks for the respond michael,

    So, there is no way that im using planner with proxy auth then.

    Do you think it is possible to cache the google map data so we can use it offline?

    I did some research about that, but i still cannot find how to do that.


  • Developer
    Feri, no the planner does not support proxy auth. it will use the IE proxy but no auth.
  • Thanks for the software,

    I have a little problem, how can we set up a internet proxy server with authentication for the program?


  • hello

    is this version working with atmega2560 ardupilot?i connect it, i see the terminal correctly but i am unable to read eeprom, i get  "communication error-no connection".any help will be greatly appreciated

    thank you

  • Michael,
    Just thought you would be interested in the following: When switching between modes, for example from stabilize to manual, if there is any control input (roll, pitch or yaw) while making the mode change, the centering in the planner is off in manual mode. This is easily corrected however by switching into stabilize and back again to manual while the sticks are centred.
  • Thanks for confirming, I'll check the code again. The only change I made to the downloaded code was to change the APM_config.h file as sepcified on the xplane HIL page of the manual. I thought Throttle out was enabled by default.
  • Developer
    Whooper, id suggest its an APM problem as i know mine works fine. its odd however the radio test works. You do have Throttle out enabled?
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