OpenPilot – Open Source UAV Control System

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OpenPilot is a next-generation Open Source UAV autopilot created by the OpenPilot Community (an all volunteer non-profit community). It is a highly capable platform for multirotors, helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, and other vehicles . It has been designed from the ground up by a community of passionate developers from around the globe, with its core design principles being quality, safety, and ease of use. Simplicity does not come with any compromises either: with no hard-coded settings, a complete flight plan scripting language and other powerful features, OpenPilot is an extremely capable UAV autopilot platform.

OpenPilot was started at the beginning of 2010 and is a serious use platform aimed at civilian and research purposes, with emphasis being placed on making the platform especially suitable for aerial photography and aerial video applications.

www.openpilot.org/

Using the Microsoft 3D Model Repair service powered by netfabb to repair STL, OBJ, 3MF or VRML files automatically

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This is very handy for repairing 3D models. It is a automated cloud service that can repair “broken” 3d models.

“Use the Microsoft 3D Model Repair service powered by netfabb to repair STL, OBJ, 3MF or VRML files automatically. Like a spellchecker, this service will save you time by taking care of the many common errors in 3D models that otherwise would require manual repair by a dedicated designer. The service closes holes in the model, fixes face normals, removes self-intersections, and more. You’ll be more productive and be on your way to more reliable 3D manufacturing in minutes!”

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