Ardupilot SITL Simulator

The SITL (software in the loop) simulator is a software on XBLink allows you to run Plane, Copter or Rover in your specific location without any hardware.

This allows ArduPilot to be tested on a very wide variety of vehicle types:

  • Multi-rotor aircraft

  • Fixed wing aircraft

  • Ground vehicles

  • Underwater vehicles

  • Antenna trackers

You can simulate a flight in XBLink by following these steps

Configure SITL software

  • In XBLinkApp, go to Dashboard tab -> Simulator

  • Configure your vehicle type and choose the location

  • Click Start Simulator button

The simulator will auto run in your XBLink, you should turn it off if you don't use it anymore by clicking button Stop Simulator

Change XBFirm telemetry input to Simulate Mode

By default, XBFirm is in Serial port telemetry input mode(The telemetry data will be received from the real flight controller), you should change it to Simulate mode

  • In XBLinkApp, go to Dashboard tab -> Telemetry Input -> Choose Simulate

  • Stop XBFirm, then Start it again

You should change the telemetry input mode to Serial port if you don't use simulate mode anymore

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