We've still got some work to do on the ArduPilot 2.5 code, but I did have a chance to test the new improved loiter (RTL) mode with a Superstar EP today. How's this for perfect circles? Exactly 100m diameter. The only variation was due to the wind.

Nice work, Jason!

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Comment by Rana on January 16, 2010 at 11:46pm
Hi Chris !
Nice performance of ArduPilot 2.5 code !
Precision loitering around the home !

Comment by Alex on January 17, 2010 at 2:11am
Looks good :) Thanks to all who are working on the 2.5 code I have been learning lots already

Comment by Jason Short on January 17, 2010 at 12:57pm
woohoo! Did you try out the new AP with Radio control? I've not flown it yet, but my EZstar just got a nose job and is ready to get back out there. I just folded up some foam core and it seems to be very structural since it's from a single sheet. Handsome, not so much. Looking forward to your comments about 2.5.

Comment by Peter Meister on January 17, 2010 at 4:32pm
Very nice accuracy
Comment by Earl on January 19, 2010 at 3:28pm
Anyone having trouble compiling 2.51 ?
Comment by John C. on January 19, 2010 at 3:33pm
I got my 2.5 maiden in today. I like having stabilize and WPN on the switch.

Stabilization mode seems more "well-tuned" out of the box for me than 2.4.

Still testing WPN mode.

Do I have to shut the Tx off to make it go into the RTL loiter?

Nice work! thanks!

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Comment by Chris Anderson on January 19, 2010 at 4:10pm
Earl, 2.51 compiles fine for me. Do other versions compile okay for you? If not, reinstall Arduino...


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