Today I was reading about "ABSOLUTE ALTITUDE" in mission planner. This got me thinking.....mission planner is able to get elevation data from google and guide the drone to maintain altitude relative…Continue
Im planning for setting up platforms for surveilance. Both arducopter and arduplane. The ground station will be built inside a van. I need some advice on the following things.1. Any ideas on a GPS…Continue
The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority finally broke the silence about the use of UAVs in the Kenyan airspace. This was probably provoked a couple of drone articles and incidences that have been published recently. Just recently, a writer for a local daily wrote this …Continue
I have been trying out a telemetry bridge setup. The main aim is to be able to use Droid Planner/Andropilot on android or even mission planner without the telemetry module hanging around the tablet or PC.
My setup is as follows:
AIRBORNE: APM with 3dr telemetry module
BRIDGE: Android Device that supports USB host. In my case, I used a tablet called ODYS running 4.2 jellybean. I installed an app called MAVCELL. …Continue
I'm very impressed by how my newly built Tarot t960 performed an autolanding in relatively strong winds with ArduCopter 3.1. I haven't spent so much time tuning the copter but the auto-landing was quite impressive. Landed back at the exact same spot where it took off. Winds were about 25km/h.
Thanks to the development team.