Here a video of a full autonomous thermal hunting with TED (The Eagle Drone) piloted by the ThermoPilot v7.21 installed on the Mini APM v2.6. The ThermoPilot firmware is an extension of the ArduPlane v2.73-xp1 and it is dedicated to the full autonomous thermal hunting and to the cross country soaring flights for gliders uav. This project is still in development since 2010 by Jean-Louis Naudin.
Hardware:
- Mini APM v2.6 (HK) with Ublox GPS NEO-6M
- EPP Eagle kit
Firmware:
- ThermoPilot v7.21 (JLN)
More infos at:
diydrones.com/profile/JeanLouisNaudin
github.com/jlnaudin/x-drone

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