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ericmarciano asked FlyingRaccoon commented

AP_VS_SET versus AP_VS_VAR_SET_ENGLISH

Hello,

A quick question that should be easy.
If I want to set the autopilot V/S in feet per minute, what is the difference between the AP_VS_VAR_SET_ENGLISH and AP_VS_SET events?

I saw that setting V/S through AP_VS_VAR_SET_ENGLISH allows only multiple of 50, is it the same for AP_VS_SET?

Thanks.

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ericmarciano answered FlyingRaccoon commented

I think I understood: AP_VS_VAR_SET_ENGLISH sets the value for the target vertical speed to be used by the autopilot while AP_VS_SET engages the V/S mode.

Am I right?

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Hello @ericmarciano

Yes, that''s right.
You also have AP_VS_VAR_SET_METRIC if you want to set it in meters/min

Regards,
Sylvain

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