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Aug 23, 2008, 05:25 AM
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Despite the getto measures, ground based autopilot would have some huge benefits.

VicaGlider would get a lot cheaper & easier. A lot of assembly language problems just vanish. A UAV fleet becomes possible by eliminating the embedded computer cost & the custom programming. Indeed, the first consumer UAVs from China R going to use extremely powerful ground based computers & the smallest possible bluetooth radios on the aircraft.

Got the PICs doing 115200 baud on the hardware UART. They only generate 17500 baud in telemetry. 100% of the bits have to make it. Have some range tests.

Definitely need a warning sound for when the bitrate drops below a certain amount, so the pilot can take over. Probably need someone pointing a directional antenna at it. Maybe a hand held laptop arrangement.
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