Follow Me Test

module load followtest

This module commands the vehicle to follow another vehicle. The other vehicle must be sending HOME_POSITION packets to MAVProxy.

Upon reaching the minimum distance radius to the other vehicle, it will loiter in a circle around it.

This module will activate when it is loaded.

It can be disabled by setting disable_msg to True.


The configurable settings for this module can be controlled by:

followtest set <setting> <value>

The settings are:

Setting Description Default
radius Min distance from the other vehicle 100
altitude Desired altitude 50
speed Desired speed to approach at 10
type Flight mode to use guided
vehicle_throttle Amount of throttle to use (0-1) 0.5
disable_msg Disable follow-me False