So, I had an Iris+ meet the ground a bit too hard and I decided to scavenge all of the parts and build a fixed wing!So far, so good! In fact I have had just as much fun (if not more) flying the…Continue
I have been working to implement a plugin for STK (Systems Tool Kit) for importing a flight log, recreating the flight, altering some sensor models to depict the camera and camera mode (i.e. field of…Continue
I am trying to figure out how to send commands through a serial connection to my IRIS+ to change the flight mode.I changed the modes with the transmitter and captured the values for 'Base_Mode' and…Continue
I am new to this, but despite my searching, I can't find a good description of System ID and Component ID and how these are used with MAVLINK. How can I know what these values should be? Is there a…Continue
I know that antenna tracking is nothing new, but I had to share my excitement in getting mine built and working! My inner-nerd celebrated at the sound of the servo motors coming to life for the first time and I have been trying to perfect the pointing ever since.
My basic approach was to designate a position in the software…Continue
I wanted to share my experience with capturing and processing NDVI imagery for agricultural health indexing. A preview of the end result:
First let me list some of the hardware being used so you don't have to scroll through this post to find it all!…Continue
I finally put some time and effort into an integration between Dronekit Python and the Systems Tool Kit (STK) software this past weekend. My goal was to be able to plan a flight inside of STK, connect to my drone(s), and basically just press play to animate the scenario and see it play out in the sky above me!
The short of the…Continue