Connect Autopilot to APM Planner 2¶
For setup, to load a mission, and to view data, follow these instruction to connect your autopilot to APM Planner.
1 Connect autopilot¶
Connect the autopilot to your computer using a USB cable or a 3DR Radio. A 3DR Radio allows you to communicate with your vehicle in flight and provides more mobility during calibration.
3 Disconnect when installing firmware¶
The autopilot must be unconnected to MavLink (showing the red disconnected icon) to install firmware. Otherwise you will receive the warning shown above.