Autopilot control board

The design of Sky-Sailor is shown below (click on a part to have more information)

Inertial Measurment Unit

Description: For an efficient control of the airplane, it is necessary to know the attitude of the airplane, i.e the angle of roll, pitch and yaw. An Inertial Measurement Unit is a module containing accelerometer, magnetometer and gyroscope. It operates a sensor fusion to give the attitude, attitude rate,... The communication with the processor will be achieved with serial port (RS232).

Scheme of the module: Inertial Measurement Unit

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