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June 23 - 24, 2022 | Austin, Texas
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Thursday, June 23 • 3:10pm - 3:40pm
Adding Yaw Offsets in Orbit Flight Mode - Godfrey Nolan, RIIS LLC

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In this session we show how to create a custom version of QGroundControl to make the Orbit Flight Mode more user friendly. We walk through the implementation step by step on how to make these changes on a Herelink. The new code replaces the altitude/yaw joystick with sliders, so we can use the yaw slider to control an offset (+-15 degrees) when in orbit mode. We also added the ability to create an orbit centered around drone’s current position. And finally we display the radius of the orbit flight path.

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Godfrey Nolan

President, RIIS LLC
Godfrey Nolan is the President of RIIS LLC, a mobile and web development company specializing in drone applications based in Troy, MI. He is also the author of six books on mobile development and security. Mr. Nolan is an adjunct professor at Lawrence Technological University, Kettering... Read More →



Thursday June 23, 2022 3:10pm - 3:40pm CDT
Lone Star A
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