So, I started this project 2 years ago. Not cutting my hair until i finish it.

The High Altitude Balloon Return project aims to return a flying wing autonomously from a 100,000 feet. There's a lot of challenges associated with this. I tried to make my own flight controller in the beginning (Project log 1-6 to see this progress), now I'm using dronekit and Arduplane because someone with an IQ that isnt in the single digits told me I was being stubborn.

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  • There was a canadian guy who did an identical project about 15 years ago... I went searching for the site, it was down for a long time, (I think) but he's got it back up now:

    A good place to learn from his learning and see if you can extend it!  Good luck! 

    High Altitude Glider Project : Intro
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