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Building Smart Drones with ESP8266 and Arduino by Syed Omar Faruk Towaha

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Surveying with a drone

In Chapter 3, Preparing Your Drone for Flying, we have built a DIY drone using ArduPilot. We will first set up our existing drone for doing surveys. We do not need to change any kind of hardware in that system:

  1. Open the Mission Planner software and go to the Config/Tuning page of Mission Planner and select Planner. You will see the following page:
  1. Now, choose a suitable unit for the distance and the speed of the copter, because these are vitally important to send a drone somewhere precisely.

 

  1. From the top-left corner of the Mission Planner, select Flight Plan, and you will see the following screen:

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