Flight modes can be directly entered on the command line. This will send
the appropriate command to the APM. Use
mode n to change mode, where
n is the desired mode. To get a list of available modes, enter
Enter AUTO mode, starting with the first waypoint.
Enter LOITER mode around the UAV’s current position.
Enter Return to Launch mode.
Enter manual mode. On Arducopter this is equivalent to STABILIZE mode
Enter Fly By Wire A mode. Applicable on fixed wing APM’s only.
Enter LAND mode. Note this is only applicable on fixed wing APM’s.
A specific mode is guided. By entering
guided alt (where alt is the
desired altitude), the user can the select a point on the map window and
the UAV will immediately begin flying towards that point.
Fly to the last clicked point on the map, or specified longitude and
latitude. Requires an altitude:
guided ALTITUDE or
guided LAT LON ALTITUDE