This community is the home of ArduPilot, the world's first universal autopilot platform (planes, multicopters of all sorts and ground rovers). Today the Pixhawk and APM 2.6 autopilots run a variety of powerful free and open UAV software systems, including:
Is any work being done by the development team to add this class of vehicle to the capabilities of the APM or Pixhawk series of…Continue
Anyone out there involved in High Altitude Ballooning (HAB) operations might be interested in the space-grade Polyimide Thermofoil flexible heater rig we're using to keep our Vulture 2 spaceplane's rocket motor toasty at altitude.
The propellant doesn't much like the cold, so we need to keep it above -5 degrees C if possible - the minimum guaranteed firing temperature.…Continue
If you are having problems with uploading firmware or communicating with the gimbal software (RCTimer - Gimbal controller board for example) then most likely the following info will help you.
See communication problem below in Arduino:
Follow this link for instructions:…Continue
We have received new 1000TVL sony cameras what will be used for FPV systems in your drone...
SONY 1000TVL 0.00001Lux Color 2.8-12mm Vari-focus CCD WDR Camera with OSD, for FPV or your RC Car, Plane,…Continue
This original walking performance should receive a large media coverage.
APM2.5.2 & 2.6 MIC5219-3.3YM5 (GL33) Regulator Mod & Alternate Capacitor Mod
MIC5219-3.3YM5 SOT23-5 Package 3.3V Fixed Voltage Regulator
0402 or 0603 size SMD 470Ω Resistor ( Marked  )
(1) 1206 size 100uf 6.3V Ceramic Capacitor or (2) 1206 size 47uf 6.3V…Continue
I've been working on this for a few months now and I think it is finally ready for evaluation for a possible merge into master. My team has been wanting to simplify planning for autonomous landings so that mission planning for autonomous landing is less complex. Our motivation is that…Continue