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instant autopilot device: AttoPilot
« on: January 28, 2009, 07:48:25 AM »
Basically put this device into your model plane and you have instant way point navigation.

http://attopilot.com/
Click on 'Products'

They haven't started selling it yet, but I'm thinking ~$600 . . .

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Re: instant autopilot device: AttoPilot
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2009, 08:52:04 AM »
Take a look as well at ArduPilot - open source Arduino-based autopilot costs $24.95 -
    http://diydrones.com/profiles/blog/show?id=705844%3ABlogPost%3A44814

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Re: instant autopilot device: AttoPilot
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2009, 10:32:45 AM »
Take a look as well at ArduPilot - open source Arduino-based autopilot costs $24.95 -
    http://diydrones.com/profiles/blog/show?id=705844%3ABlogPost%3A44814

Well that's just the microcontrollers cost . . . you have to buy a $60 GPS and a $70 Co-Pilot Flight Stabilization System for it to work (total ~$160).

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Re: instant autopilot device: AttoPilot
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2009, 02:24:24 PM »
True, but that is still quite cheap in comparison to commercial autopilots, plus the code is open source.
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Re: instant autopilot device: AttoPilot
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2009, 05:54:25 PM »
Co-Pilot Flight Stabilization System


How this thingy is working???? I mean what type of sensors and all... ::)
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Re: instant autopilot device: AttoPilot
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2009, 06:43:23 PM »
Infrared I beleive, it tries to balance out to the horizon so that theres equal amounts of IR on all sides.

 


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