Cockpit User Manual and Downloads

Flyability Cockpit is the application used to pilot the Elios and Elios 2 systems. Its main use is to allow the pilot to view the live video feed from the on board cameras, thus enabling FPV flights. In addition, a dashboard with useful flight and camera telemetry is shown on the display. The current version is v2.5, which is compatible with both Elios 1 and Elios 2.

Cockpit 2.5 installer (requires Android 7.0 or higher) (MD5 hash: 584da7eccd65a058c354fd0e28b1d36b)

User Manual

Installation instructions

 

Release Notes:

v2.5 November 2020

New Features (for Elios 2 only):
-Photogrammetry flight mode now has grid lines overlaid to help with managing overlap during flight.
-New warnings to communicate about hardware issues in the transmission system.
-Added warnings to communicate that motors are approaching or have exceeded the maximum recommended replacement interval of 25 flight hours.
-Added warnings to communicate that the battery is approaching or has exceeded the maximum recommended lifetime of 40 discharge cycles.
-Battery SoC estimation is shown only if battery cycles < 40
-Warning to detect defective battery through high cells imbalance

Bug Fixes:
-Motor flight hours now also displayed correctly, even after 140 flight cycles.



v2.4 March 2020

New features (for Elios 2 only):
-Battery diagnosis menu panel to access BMS data

-New in flight battery status monitoring (temperature and internal resistance)
-Motor diagnosis and flight time data added to maintenance menu panel*

-Live video feed can be switched to composite (SD) if the HDMI (HD) feed fails
-camera SD card status icon on main screen shows remaining free space

Bug Fixes:
-Circular buffer implemented for backup recording to ensure it can always record
-Battery current draw now always correctly displayed
-No longer crashes when changing settings panel while initiating connection with drone
-No longer crashes when arming the drone
-Cage free view, auto close up and strobing are now synced with CAMOP RC
-No longer crashes while performing Auto Trim
-Cam feed now always shows up when you tap "display camera"
-Next service due time no longer displayed (irrelevant to E2)

*Known limitations:
-Motor flight hours stop recording after 140 flights, use drone flight hours to keep track


 

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