Components

Flight Controller

Raspberry Pi 3

https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-3-model-b/

  • Quad Core 1.2GHz Broadcom BCM2837 64bit CPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • BCM43438 wireless LAN and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) on board
  • 40-pin extended GPIO
  • 4 USB 2 ports
  • CSI camera port for connecting a Raspberry Pi camera
  • DSI display port for connecting a Raspberry Pi touchscreen display
  • Micro SD port for loading your operating system and storing data
  • Dimensions: 85,60 mm x 53,98 mm x 17 mm
  • Weight: 45 g

Emlid Navio 2

Autopilot HAT for Raspberry Pi powered by ArduPilot and ROS

https://emlid.com/navio/

Specifications :

  • IMU 9DOF MPU9250
  • IMU 9DOF LSM9DS1
  • Baromètre MS5611
  • U-blox M8N Glonass / GPS / Beidou
  • Coprocesseur RC I/O
  • EEPROM HAT
  • LED RGB
  • 14 outputs MID/servos
  • Entrée PPM / S.BUS
  • Triple redundant power supply
  • UART, I2C, ADC
  • Dimensions : 55 x 65 mm
  • Weight: 23 g

Software

ROS (Robot Operating System)

robotics middleware

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robot_Operating_System

ArduPilot

Open source autopilot for use by both professionals and hobbyist. Supports multi-copters, planes, rovers, boats, helicopters, antenna trackers and even submarines

http://ardupilot.org/ardupilot/

RC Transmitter / Receiver

  • FrSky X8R 8/16CH Full Duplex Telemetry
  • Taranis X9D Plus

Telemetry

  • 2-in-1 APM MavLink to FrSky S.Port w/ 3DR Telemetry Share
  • 3DR 500mw RF telemetry 433MHz

Ground Control Station