Avionics Tools Documentation Uploaded

We have created a new repository in github for MakerPlane Documents.  This will allow for developers and makers to go to one spot in the repository to get overarching documents.  The first one is the MakerPlane CAN-FIX Avionics Tools document.  This contains a...

Raspberry Pi pyEFIS Flight Test #1

First flight test of the Raspberry Pi with pyEFIS loaded and a stratux for AHRS.  I installed the screen on a ram mount and temporarily secured it to a spot on the panel of my PA-28-140 Piper Cherokee.  The stratux was fixed to the right side passenger rear window...

Raspberry Pi pyEFIS

We have been working on a version of pyEFIS for the Raspberry Pi to specifically work with Stratux.  This will provide AHRS data until we have the ADAHRS and EIS hardware complete and released and allows us to look at ADS-B In data as well for traffic and weather on...

Other Systems

There are many MakerPlane avionics modules that comprise our “System of Systems”. Each one can stand-alone, or can be integrated into the cockpit to perform functions as part of the environment. For example, the SWZL-1 haptic stick shaker can be connected...

CAN-FiX Overview

CAN® stands for Controller Area Network. It was developed originally as a robust message-based protocol for use in automotive applications. It has spread to other uses as well and is now found in medical equipment and industrial controls. FiX is an acronym for Flight...

Avionics Systems

MakerPlane Avionics and Systems The MakerPlane avionics environment consists of hardware, software and the CAN-FiX protocol to create an integrated suite. Click on the links below to get more detail on each of these components.       System of Systems...