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Parrot DISCO - use CHUCK on other frame type - normal plane (use aeleron, rudder, height)

ucakar

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I own 2 Parrot Discos and I have to admit that Disco is really great plane!

I ammaking our own UAV planes for more than 20 years and have never found such a good Autopilot like CHUCK.

But I am wondering if it is possible to use CHUCK Autopilot on some other frames like normal plane, which has aelerons, rudder and height?

I saw that it has a lot of connections, but I can not figure out where can be configuration modified, is there any GUI app for that?

Thanks,

Andrej
 

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I own 2 Parrot Discos and I have to admit that Disco is really great plane!

I ammaking our own UAV planes for more than 20 years and have never found such a good Autopilot like CHUCK.

But I am wondering if it is possible to use CHUCK Autopilot on some other frames like normal plane, which has aelerons, rudder and height?

I saw that it has a lot of connections, but I can not figure out where can be configuration modified, is there any GUI app for that?

Thanks,

Andrej
The CHUCK can be used in any plane. You need to install the Arduplane flight controller software and use a supported ground control software like Mission Planner.
See
ardupilot.org/plane/docs/common-CHUCK-overview.html
 

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I own 2 Parrot Discos and I have to admit that Disco is really great plane!

I ammaking our own UAV planes for more than 20 years and have never found such a good Autopilot like CHUCK.

But I am wondering if it is possible to use CHUCK Autopilot on some other frames like normal plane, which has aelerons, rudder and height?

I saw that it has a lot of connections, but I can not figure out where can be configuration modified, is there any GUI app for that?

Thanks,

Andrej
Seems to be possible.


 

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I own 2 Parrot Discos and I have to admit that Disco is really great plane!

I ammaking our own UAV planes for more than 20 years and have never found such a good Autopilot like CHUCK.

But I am wondering if it is possible to use CHUCK Autopilot on some other frames like normal plane, which has aelerons, rudder and height?

I saw that it has a lot of connections, but I can not figure out where can be configuration modified, is there any GUI app for that?

Thanks,

Andrej
You should check out UAVPAL channel on Slack
(uavpal.slack.com)

...there is a sub-forum "chuck-transplants" that is dedicated to this.

Cheers
 

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Does anyone know what type and where I can get parrot disco battery connectors? And on the battery are they male or female?
Thank you
 

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The Disco battery has a male Xt60 connector and a standard 3S balance charger connection. You should be able to find both of these on Amazon or Ebay.
 

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