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Copter Disarm Command Rejected

Started May 12, 2015 0 Replies

We have encountered an unexpected (at least to us) disarm behavior several times and would appreciate some help diagnosing the issue.  We attempted to send a disarm command from Mission Planner but…Continue

ArduCopter Pixhawk HAL UART question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Pursifull Jan 3, 2014. 2 Replies

I'm trying to use one of the extra UART connections on the Pixhawk to interface to a Beaglebone Black.  I found in the Pixhawk HAL library (HAL_PX4_Class.cpp) where to assign device information, i.e.…Continue


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Formation Flying Mesh Network Demo

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 1:30pm 38 Comments

A few co-workers and I at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) have been working on a small formation flying project over the last 9 months.  Our project is to demonstrate formation flying using a decentralized mesh network first by flight…


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At 7:22am on December 5, 2014, Marvin said…

Hi Chris,

Pixhawk custom sensor Integration

as I read from your comments you solved the problem I have at the moment. Could you please have a short look at my thread ???

Thanks in advance and kind regards!!!


At 10:09am on December 5, 2014, Marvin said…


great that sounds very good. Can you please specify this a little bit? Esspecially which file(s) you talk about out of the ArduCopter code. I´m a mechanical engineer so this programming stuff is quite hard for me. : P

Is it possible to add this serial driver to the ArduCopter code without changing the px4 middleware?

At 5:33am on January 24, 2015, Marvin said…

Hi Chris,

its me again. I finally got the serial connection to pixhawk almost working but there is a little bug with the pixhawk port. Can you please have a short look at my thread. 

Pixhawk custom sensor Integration

I think you already solved this Problem.

kind regards


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