Useful MAVLink types/states to show the relative postion of the Drone related to the ground station?

Hi there,
i m noob to MAVLink, and I m wondering what are some drone MAVLink state data can be used to identify the relative position between the drone and the ground station? I would like to know the relative distance, the relative altitude etc… such that i could determine the yaw angle of the drone such that it is always facing the ground station (facing in the general direction of the ground station in its 2D plane).

the different message types in the documentation are overwhelming…any help would be appreciated!


If you are using Q Ground Control all this information is displayed on the computer screen you are using to monitor your flight. The fun part is the configuration pages. If you need help, there are latsa experts on this site.

Good luck.

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