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Mavic Air Given Up The Ghost?

I have a Mavic Air - Not a Mavic Air 2! It has now decided that the software cannot link to the RC or Drone - what has happend and how do I fix it?
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Software recommendations to combine aerial images

I am taking aerial images which look like this: As all of them are taken from approximately the same height and have GPS coordinates (but can overlap a little), I would like to combine all of them in ...
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Connecting 2 Pixhawks to 1 Raspberry Pi

I want to connect my Raspberry pi 4 to two Pixhawks such that when I'm using one other will be in sleep mode. One way of doing it is by assigning address to an individual and then switching. But I'm ...
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Implementing object detection in DJI Mavic 2 pro in real time

I have developed a model in python (pytorch) for detecting specific kind of objects, Now I'd like to embed and load this model into the my DJI Mavic 2 pro, According to posts I understand I need to ...
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BS 220 GPS NMEA - UBLOX using U-center

I have a quad with an omnibus f4 v3 flight controller an FS-ia6b receiver. I also have a bs 220 gps wired in correctly to the flight controller however it is outputting NMEA and this has many errors. ...
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Accessing the video feed of a cheap FPV drone

A while ago, I bought a small and cheap WIFI FPV drone to fly in the office and at home (not outside). It's very funny (It's my first drone ever) and now I would like to access the video stream ...
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Is there an open source video processing/sensor based follow me technology?

I'm constructing a multirotor drone and want to introduce follow me feature, are there any open source solutions I can use for that purpose? Please note that I want the tracking algorithm to be ...
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Will connecting my Mavic Pro to a an iPad Litchi app try to update my Mavic Pro firmware?

I have an iPad that I keep offline and use the DJI Go app with. If I install Litchi, return the iPad to offline mode and connect it to my Mavic Pro will it try to update my Mavic Pro firmware? Is ...
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How can I see the coordinates of my vanilla DJI Mavic while flying?

What is the best way to get an older software version DJI Mavic to display GPS coordinates using the iPad? What about a new one? Is there a difference? If I can use something like Litchi to fly the ...
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Can motors be "too big" for any reason?

I'm wondering, what would make a certain motor "too powerful/large" for a build? Could software/firmware of FC/ESCs be a problem? The only thing I could come up with is strength of the frame ...
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Finding the velocity and position for small distance from IMU sensors

I am working on finding Velocity and Displacement from an IMU sensor (MPU9250). I have a Navio2 RPi4 setup, which gives me raw data (acceleration, Gyro, Magnetic). As per my research this can be done ...
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Is WiFi drone control protocol standardized?

I'm searching for an app to control a Zerotech Doby drone. The official app "DoFun" is no more available, but surprisingly it works with another Chinese app "FlightGo". I wonder if ...
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Can Reinforcement Learning be used for UAV waypoint control?

I want to make a drone which can follow static and dynamic waypoints. I am a total beginner in the drone field so I can't figure out whether I should use Reinforcement Learning or other learning ...
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Do drones with inflight API access for control inputs exist?

I am a software engineer brand new to drones. I want a drone where I have full access to all of the flight controls programmatically. For example, I can run a python script and once executed, it ...
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Android Black-Box Viewer (Betaflight)

I'm using Speedy Bee (an Android betaflight configurator) a lot on the field for changing settings and tuning. I use a USB-OTG-Cable for my Android phone to connect to the FC. But I do miss an ...
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Where do we download Betaflight Configurator and Blackbox Explorer?

I have picked up an older quad to get some experience in FPV flying. I'm not sure of the make or model of the quad - it doesn't seem to have a label. It does come with some printed instructions for ...
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What are the available solutions for creating complex user-defined UAV behavior in autopilots?

Most freely available autopilot-enabled flight control hardware and firmware for hobby/consumer-grade UAVs seem to have a rather fixed feature set. There are usually varying degrees of stabilization, ...
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What is the correct process for transferring to a new transmitter?

I’m looking to upgrade from my QX7 to the new Radiomaster TX16S Hall when it comes out. I have several models saved to my current radio, and I’d rather not go through the hassle of rebinding all of ...
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Free simulators to use when actual RC flying is not possible [closed]

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I haven't been able to fly any RC aircraft for many weeks. Given that the pandemic shows no signs of slowing down, I'm preparing for the continuation of this situation ...
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