PX4 Dev Call: May 29th, 2019

Hi All,

Here is the Agenda for May 29th:

  • Reminder: Dev Summit: June 20-21, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Release v1.9 out!
  • General work-queue changes
  • Fixed wing controller improvements

More topics might be added based on the Devcall list on Github.


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Meeting notes! Feel free to add anything that I missed.

Reminder: Dev Summit: June 20-21, Zurich, Switzerland

  • Core developer catchup June 19
  • DevSummit June 20-21
  • Program publish in the next few days

Release v1.9 out!

  • Finalizing release note, Lorenz to wrap up by the end of the week
  • Merged updated maintenance team list on Github

General work-queue changes (https://github.com/PX4/Firmware/issues/12068)

  • Better real time response
  • Driver architecture clean-up
  • DMA per board

Fixed wing controller improvements

  • Runway usable in Zurich

  • Need support for fuel engine:

  • Appropriate idling and startup of the engine

  • Fuel gauging

  • RPM inputs

Vision based safe landing

  • Martina opened a PR on safe landing, will detect if ground is good enough to land or not, otherwise fly pattern
  • Based on PX4 Avoidance interface

Rally points and implementation

  • Define what would be a good MVP implementation for 1.10 release
  • Oleg will send in PR, will bring in as is
  • Lorenz will start a concept doc
  • Build a roadmap on how to enable this in fixed wing and VTOL

From Oleg/CopterExpress on MAVLink

  • Acceleration message
    • Consideration to introduce new acceleration message (have full kinematic message)
  • Charging station message
    • Oleg to send in a documentation or PR on the context
  • https://github.com/PX4/Firmware/pull/11963

Test team to focus on 2PRs