back to article Penguin high-flyers: Andrew Tridgell on the Linux autopilot

The indefatigable Andrew Tridgell popped up at in new Zealand last week, where he delivered an entertaining presentation on the state of play of porting ArduPilot to Linux. ArduPilot is the open source software which controls our own Vulture 2 spaceplane on the 3DR Pixhawk autopilot. As Tridge demonstrated, it …

  1. Hans Neeson-Bumpsadese Silver badge

    but when...?

    "This hook-up was of particular interest to the Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) team since our own flight in New Mexico will feature a similar remote link"

    Any updates on when LOHAN is actually going to take to the skies? It feels like Godot has replaced the Playmonaut as pilot

    1. Lester Haines (Written by Reg staff) Gold badge

      Re: but when...?

      Quite so. We're working on it, but you'll have to bear with us.

      1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

        Re: but when...?

        You going to launch a bear with you ?

        That's pretty impressive - unless it's just a playmobil bear

        1. ukgnome

          Re: but when...?

          I'm just please he didn't say bare, I'm in enough trouble at work already.

        2. Fungus Bob

          Re: but when...?

          "You going to launch a bear with you ?"

          Lester is going to shit in the woods...

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