AscTec Professional. Line. AscTec Navigator. Manual Two for the current. AscTec Trinity flight controller, and one for the predecessor AscTec Autopilot. J├╝rgen Sturm. Autonomous Navigation for Flying Robots. 9 downloads/manuals/AscTec-Autopilot-Manual-vpdf. Gyroscopes (3x single. Dear Asctec I have a question about flying the Pelican in GPS mode. assets/ Downloads/Manuals/AscTec-Autopilot-Manual-vpdf ( MB).

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Hello there, thanks a lot for the information about the unusual behavior in GPS mode. Expand all Collapse all. Hi, did you maybe loose GPS signal for some reason? GPS mode behavior Identical behavior has been been observed here on multiple occasions.

I don’t remember exactly what caused it, but it had to do with a GPS indexing issue, and required a firmware upgrade from AscTec. You should now see all the status information of the UAV In the “Packets” field you may select to receive more info packets e.


This description referes to Windows and Irfan View You may choose to crop the image to remove the window mnaual and the Google Maps overlays.

To fix this problem we have built a default firmware for the HL autopillot which reconfigures the GPS receiver, so that the problem is solved directly on-board the GPS unit. Search everywhere only in this topic. From what I understand, GPS location can occasionally jump s of meters.

Do not use a “final waypoint” with a height of 0m for landing. Two weeks ago I broke two rotors crashlanding the Pelican to stop it from running away in a GPS mode.


For this example we will name it “example. Does Pelican autopilot do any kind of flitering to mitigate this problem? Find line line in unedited main.

GPS mode behavior

Yesterday we flew the Pelican in GPS mode, and after a few minutes of stable flight, all of a asctex it started going in a direction, even when i took my hands off the RC controller. Saturday, August 27, Mostly it could be fixed by switching back to “normal” mode and control the UAS manually.

In reply to this post by kjackson. Always take off and land manually. Connect your flight system as described above and click on “System Info” in the menu bar. On the top left of the window there is now something like “AutoPilot LowLevel “.

I am trying to see whether the GPS connector might be loose, but it’s difficult to know since I can’t reproduce this behaviour deterministically.

asctec-users – GPS mode behavior

In reply to this post by kjackson Hi there. In the event of unexpected nanual you can always use the RC to take over control. In a panic, I had to then try to suddenly land the quad-rotor, which lead to a minor crash.

You can find the correct IDs on the image below. This will not work. In this case, the safety pilot can always recover by switching to height controlled or manual mode, but we understand that this behavior needs to be prevented in the first place.


Now you need to georeference azctec image, therefore, manuual need the GPS position of the upper left corner and the lower right corner of the image. That will include several new features and of course will fix this problem.

The window also displays further information, like your current software version of the low-level and high-level processor. Creating a Georeferenced Image Creating a georeferenced image with e.

Best, Jos On 26 August We will then inform you on our homepage about possibilities how to get the update. Go back to Google Maps and click aautopilot the locations where the corners of your cropped image are. Do not worry, your camera mount option 4 is not broken, you can control it by using the AscTec SDK and writing your own code.

AutoPilot Control Software – AscTec Research – Ascending Technologies Customer Wiki

Open your favourite text editor and insert the following: You can now load the maanual into the AutoPilot Control software. If your UAV is new, this is our default connection and you do not need to change anything.

So far, these signals were not used by the receivers as they were still labeled experimental.