The 3500 is a full featured UAV autopilot designed for fixed-wing airframes with a gross weight of 5~55 lbs. The 3500 includes on-board IMU and airdata sensors, waterproof GPS, radio-modems and GCS software. The 3500 was specifically designed for commercial fixed-wing UAVs. The 3500's feature set supports proposed FAA guidelines for Group II & III sUAS operations.
PCB Size: 4.0” x 2.0” x 0.5” (101mm x 51mm x 13mm)
PCB Weight: 1.2oz (34g)
PCB Power: 5.5v to 7.0v @ 150ma
RC channels: ( 7 ) input, ( 7 ) output
RC interface:compatible with 3v & 5v RC receivers, digital & analog RC servos
Internal AHRS: 6DOF, 1 kHz, 360deg, temp comp, 300dps (150dps available for large airframes)
Input protection: transient and reverse polarity
Waypoint proximity: output for automatic camera triggering
Programmed Waypoints: 64 ( stored onboard )
Payload trigger: ( 2 ) automatic or manually controlled
Telemetry: 9600b, full-duplex data link ( capable of uploading data in flight )
Sensor Calibration: stored in FLASH
Data Logging: 20 channel FDR @ 1Hz
Fault detection: lost Link, lost GPS & sensor failure
Camera Stabilization: Pan, Tilt, Roll servo outputs
GPS: 20ch @ 5 Hz
max altitude: 16,000 ft MSL
max speed: 150kts
Radio modem: XBeeXSC set, 6 mile (easily upgraded for extended range)
Recommended for fixed-wing aircraft 5~55 lb
Capable of controlling airframes with or without ailerons, V-tails and flying wings.
The ground control software requires a laptop computer running WIN7 or WINXP. This autopilot system has been classified 9A012b by the US Commerce Department and requires an export license ( except Canada ). This autopilot system is limited by software to a maximum range of 295 km. This autopilot hardware has been designed to comply with DO160
This autopilot system is not approved for military export.