Helicopters and rocket-planes

Andrew Tridgell held a talk at the Linux.conf.au 2016 and tells about the more crazy projects he is been working on. The BBBmini is also mentioned in the talk :) “ArduPilot on embedded Linux boards is now flying on a wide variety of vehicles. In this talk I will present three very different examples of […]

enhanced BeagleBone ahead?

There are rumours about the soon? to be released BeagleBone enhanced and it seems it will have MPU6050 Triple Axis Accelerometer / Gyro and LPS331AP MEMS pressure sensor integrated as well as gigabit Ethernet. Good old 6050 should be replaced for a MPU9250 or so, not sure how good or Accurate the baro will be. […]

DIY Linux autopilot – cool for cats… and geeks

I want to share with you the tremendous fun I’m having with the BBBmini DIY ArduPilot project, which I discovered during the summer. Hopefully, I can demonstrate what a sexy DIY Linux Autopilot for around 100 bucks looks like and convince you why Linux autopilots are cooler than a cat playing the piano. For some […]

How Green Is Your Linux ArduPilot?

I recently discovered the very good looking BeagleBone Green (BBG) from seedstudio and i am thinking about buying one for another BBBmini build. I can tell you already that it will not only fly the copter or drive the rover but …. They have removed the HDMI Port and power connector which probably reduces the […]