80.000 nose dive autopiloted Answered
Hi all, I'm planning to drop a glider from a weather balloon from about 80.000 feet. I want to let the airplane gain speed and then glide to the launching place or at least as close as possible to it.
The idea is to do a nose dive (nose heavy) until enough speed is reached and slowly turn the airplane towards the launching site. Is this achievable with ardupilot software? I'm already sending a bunch of instruments like gyro, gps and magnetometer and I could use their readings on a Raspberry pi to run ardupilot , at least until video range is available to switch to manual.
If possible I want to avoid buying the autopilot hardware
1. Any idea if this could be achievable the way I'm going about it?
2. Is this even legal? (I know it has been done already but I'm planning on doing this many times)
Thank you in advance for any answer backed up by facts.