The question really speaks for itself. I don't have any way to connect with my navio2, running ardupilot, during flight (except a radio controller if things go wrong). Could I still make my drone autonomously follow a certain path, take pictures, etc. ?

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    $\begingroup$ are you really seeking a simple yes or no answer? $\endgroup$ – jsotola Dec 14 '19 at 22:05
  • $\begingroup$ @jsotola Well obviously no, a simple yes or no wouldn't really help me. $\endgroup$ – Vincent Quirion Dec 15 '19 at 4:09
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    $\begingroup$ then please edit your post so that it is not a yes/no question $\endgroup$ – jsotola Dec 15 '19 at 4:17

Yes you can, see:

but you need to be careful to specific parameters in Ardupilot, so as not to terminate the flight inadvertently when you loss connections (caution only do this if you have a very specific reason for doing so, it can be dangerous to continue because you may loose control of your drone, i did NOT test these settings):


For explainations for the parameters refere to here:

I'am not liable about any damage you may cause by doing so!


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