RELEASE-14.06.01 – Peanuts Schnapps

On October 8th, 2014, posted in: News by Comments Off

RELEASE-14.06.01 — Peanuts Schnapps This is the Mid 2014 release. This version supports the CopterControl, CC3D, Atom and the Revolution Flight controllers as well as the OPLink Modems. Release includes many additions, improvements and fixes, it is the result of many thousands of hours of development and testing. Some key additions in this release: Many..

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OpenPilot CC3D Available at HobbyKing

On October 1st, 2014, posted in: News by Comments Off

The famed OpenPilot CC3D is now available from HobbyKing, in addition to GetFPV and ReadyMadeRC. From the HobbyKing website: “The HobbyKing CC3D board is fully authorized by OpenPilot and built with quality import parts, (unlike the cheap copy boards that can suffer from voltage fluctuations). A portion of the sales of each unit is donated..

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OpenPilot Atom

On August 1st, 2014, posted in: News by Comments Off

The OpenPilot Atom was recently made available by GetFPV and ReadyMadeRC. The Atom has the full functionality of the now famous OpenPilot CC3D in a super small form factor of only 30x17mm and a weight of only ~4g! Thoroughly tested and evaluated by the OpenPilot development team prior to being released for production, the OpenPilot..

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Portrait of a Pilot

On November 22nd, 2013, posted in: News by Comments Off

Jim Johnson is a long time moderator of the OpenPilot forums, he is famous for his amazing wood frames with workmanship that is top notch, for his day job he works as a carpenter for Binghamton University, a position he has held for almost 20 years, they recently featured Jim and his hobby in a video..

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Introducing the Marble GCS Plugin

On November 20th, 2013, posted in: News by Comments Off

With any Ground Control Station, the mapping and tracking elements play a very large part. Currently, we use the OpenPilot Map library and this was a large effort which has been written from scratch by a great developer called Jose and it has since been taken and used by several other projects also. Today we..

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QtQuick2 Migration and it’s Fantastic

On November 18th, 2013, posted in: News by Comments Off

Playing with new technology is exciting. In an earlier post we mentioned the project’s move to Qt5 and one of the cool technologies that makes Qt5 exciting is QtQuick 2, this is a declarative style of development and it uses Javascript as a language, it enables development to be rapid and a lot of fun. We were a..

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