hector_quadrotor quadrotor is always flying [closed]

asked 2012-07-15 22:47:34 -0600

pkohout gravatar image

hello, i am using hector_quadrotor in gazebo to simulate a UAV, but the UAV is alwas flying around, but the UAV don't get any commands. has somebody an idea why this is so, and how to i need to spawn/launch the quadrotor so that it is just there and i can try my own navigation

if you need .launch files or so just say

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Closed for the following reason question is not relevant or outdated by tfoote
close date 2012-08-25 21:33:33

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Is it possible for you to share installation setup?

prince gravatar imageprince ( 2012-07-16 00:37:33 -0600 )edit

no, i was trying a lot until it works, just the thing that the UAV is starting flying even if i do nothing is confusing me

pkohout gravatar imagepkohout ( 2012-07-16 01:21:56 -0600 )edit

It look like by default some movement command is getting published on a topic on which simulator listens for quadrotor movements!

prince gravatar imageprince ( 2012-07-16 01:25:40 -0600 )edit

i was looking at the /cmd_vel but there is nothing published....

pkohout gravatar imagepkohout ( 2012-07-16 01:43:39 -0600 )edit

ok i have found the fault... i had to comment out <imuTopic>raw_imu</imuTopic> int the quadrotor_base.urdf.xarcro file...now it works fine

pkohout gravatar imagepkohout ( 2012-07-16 21:42:24 -0600 )edit