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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] multirotor failsafe

From: alonso acuña
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] multirotor failsafe
Date: Wed, 7 May 2014 19:23:25 -0600

Any comments? I am interested in improving and clearly documenting the failsafe functions and procedures. Hopefully this can prevent damage and injuries.  The Naza autopilot has some interesting failsafe functions which are detailed in the manual   They don't mention GPS failure. They mention low voltage but do not seem to have any automatic landing procedures in that case. So there is much room for improvement.

Probably the first step would be if there is anyone familiar with the current code who can explain where we are and then we can discuss what we would like to have and get some volunteers to get it done.



On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 2:59 PM, alonso acuña <address@hidden> wrote:
Hi. I am reading that failsafe mode just lands and gets triggered if:

- RC signal is lost (and you are not in KILL or NAV mode)

- GPS and RC is lost in NAV mode 

I am wondering what happens when GPS is lost but RC is not lost in NAV mode and what is the operator supposed to do?

I am interested in a mode with manual control (not NAV) and when RC signal is lost it would hold 3D position for a while and if signal is not restored then it would return to home.



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