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Dconger MarcusWolschon Alfamyke Danstah Martinmm
John Burt SilaS Mecevans CSU-FCUAV Pierre-Selim
martinpi VAMK Elden_Crom Bernard Davison U of Arizona Autonomous Glider
Marc Bu5hm4nn HWal Rui Costa Stephen Dwyer
Paul Cox Bruzzlee Stspies Mzr AGRESSiVA
add yourself here Châteauvieux Christoph Opt


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Paparazzi Users sorted geographically


Name Location Hardware Joined Current activities / project status
WANGYAO China UMARIM,twog,tiny2.11 lisa/m2.0 2008 fly with lisa/m2.0 now, fully auto takeoff and landing
ZHAOJin China Tiny2.11 2011 Just Finished my hand-soldered Tiny2.11 board. Welcome to my blog: (CHINESE中文)
dianzhichong China Umarim,apogee 2011 fly with apogee now,Fixed-wing autonomous flight. Establish QQ group (group No. 5436583) and technology sharing
Wangcfan China Tiny2.11 2008 The beginning, is now in learning phase;Learning in Tiny2.11 using the method of IMU!
MNW China Tiny2.11 2009 Just starting,having troubles with parts.
Shubham India Tiny2.11 2009 Writing the configuration code for airframe
M Mundhra India Tiny 1.3 2007 Gain tuning on a flying wing configuration airframe
Jianlun Singapore TWOG V1 2008 trying to get TWOG onto an EasyStar. very much a newbie!
prashanth India Tiny 2.11 2008 6 autonomous flights till now, currently build a new wing like funjet
spencer Taipei, Taiwan none 2009 research for now, hope to take aerial photos of Taipei City soon
benybee Bandar Lampung, Indonesia Tiny13 1.1 2010 trying to get wing dragon fully autonomous, for aireal photograph and research
Iman Shirdareh Iran YAPA V2,TWOG 2010 Many flight in AUTO2 by different aircraft(1.7-21Kg)
Anil vanjare India TWOG, Tiny v2.1,Umarim v10 2011 ,Umarim board assembled and tested all are ok on ground, now building a MAV to do test flight using UMARIM, with prashant


Name Location Hardware Joined Current activities / project status
NeoFromMatrix Lower Austria/Vienna, Austria STM32F4-discovery, LisaMV2 2013 wiki doc, testing with low cost/high performance hardware
Martin Piehslinger Vienna, Austria Tiny 2.11 2008 just starting
TomS Graz, Austria Tiny 2.11 2008 Starting to complete the wiring for the tiny and then trying to apply it to my TwinStar II.
Markus Bina Lower Austria/Vienna, Austria LisaMV2 2013 wiki doc, testing with low/medium cost hardware
X-MicroDrones Paris, France Tiny 2.11, Quad-Tilt-Rotor VTOL 2008 Wiring completed, first flights soon... We're trying to adapt Paparazzi to a Quad-Tilt-Rotor VTOL able to perform both airplane-like and helicopter-like flights. Working on inertial measurement units implementation.
Philippe Volivert Paris, France TWOG 2.12, EasyGlider, MPX3030 July 2009 Working on pan/tilt/roll camera
ESTACA Modélisme Paris, France TWOG 2.11, Swift 2, MC22 January 2010 Starting
Imed Limaiem Paris, France TWOG 2.11, EPP-CF FPV January 2010 flight test; Town pollution measurement;
Paul Cox Toulouse Tiny v2.11 Nov. 2008 GWS Slow Stick flying in AUTO2 reliably. Starting on stabilized video and payload drops Skype: pauldanielcox Gtalk: [use email]
Charles-Edmond Bichot Lyon, France Tiny/YAPA, IR+GPS, XBee/smartphone September 2009 Teaching projects, solar cells, object detection in video / image
Maik Hoepfel Berlin, Germany TWOG, Borjet Maja, Futaba 9C 35 Mhz August 2009 Have flown different airframes and am flying a Borjet Maja right now; built a more rugged case and connecting board for PPRZ; taking surveying pictures
Marcus Wolschon Freiburg, Germany Gumstix, Paraplane 2008 Porting Paparazzi to Linux-Userland with UDP-communication using mesh-networking.

UDP-Downlink working, GPS via GPSD working, Pararazzi in Linux working, Hardware still RC-only due to sensor-soldering-issues

Felix Ruess Munich, Germany Lisa/M, Lisa/L, Booz, Twog 2008 coding more than flying.... unfortunately
Christoph Niemann Hamburg, Germany Mini-Quadrotor with HBMini 2010 Several successful AUTO2-Flights.
Martial Châteauvieux Munich, Germany Bormatec/Maja with TWOG and IR 2011 Next test in January 2012, as soon as the weather permits. Hopefully I can switch in AUTO2.
Steffen Spies Wolfsburg, Germany Multiplex TwinStar with Tiny V2.11 and IR/FreeIMU 2010 Maiden flight succesfully done. Now tuning.
Tobias M Germany Multiplex TwinStar II TWOG v1 and IR/imu 2007 about 120h of flight tests in Auto2 with IR - coding and testing a new vertical control with airspeed - just changed from IR to Aspirin imu - about 3h Auto2 in that configuration

Rolf N Bremen, Germany TWOG, YAPA2, analog airspeed, imu 2010 many AUTO2 flights
Jochen Rieger Karlsruhe, Germany Bormatec Maja, Lisa/L 2011 I hope the first flight is coming soon.
Opt Berlin, Germany ARDrone, Lisa/M Quadrotor 2011 First flights + some hacking
philipan Augsburg, Germany Board: APOGEE, Plattforms: Flying Wings (Knurrus Maximus, A2-No1FPV, Skywalker-X8) and Gliders (Easystar2 and Arcus Sport), RC: Graupner MX16, Sensors: Navilock NL-652ETTL, ETS Airspeed, SHT75, TEMP-TEMOD, Telemetry: Xbee 2013 Meteorological sounding of the boundary layer and photogrammetry in research and student projects. Latest measurement campaign of 102 autonomous flights finished sucessfully in August 2015.

Rui Costa Azores, Portugal Outrunner Twinstar II with Tiny 2.11, Aerocomm datalink, 1W video tx 2008 Only ground test and software configuration.
Nuno Guedes Lamego, Portugal Tiny 2.11 2008 Starting

MarkG Geneva, Switzerland Modified Tiny v2.11, TWOG v1, EeePC as GCS, Multiplex FunJet & EasyStar 2008 Many successful flights.
CedricM Geneva, Switzerland Tiny 2.11, Multiplex FunJet with video camera 2008 Many successful flights working on an osd module and weather probes.
RetoB Meilen, Switzerland TWOG, Tiny 2.11, Cougar, eHawk, Y-UAV, EzOSD, Scherrer UHF 2010 Many successful flights. See and for current status.
EmilioS Winterthur, Switzerland Tiny 2.11 incl. ArduIMU, Borjet Maja, UMARS 2010 Many successful flights. See UMARS for current status.
Oliver E Winterthur, Switzerland Tiny 2.11 incl. ArduIMU, Kyosho Calmato, UMARS 2010 Many Successful flights. A lot of experience as savety pilot. Experience with pich based speed control (best you can have). No programming skills unfortuanatley.
Samuel B. Winterthur, Switzerland Tiny 2.11, Multiplex Easyglider 2010 Just starting. No flight so far :/
Simon W. Aarau, Switzerland TWOG with ArduIMU in Jamara Roo, TWOG on a Telink Tempest flying wing, YAPA2 on a Bormatec Maja, Lisa/L on a Droidworx AD-8 HL 2010 Many successful flights. See
Alan K Middlesbrough, England Tiny 2.11 & MaxStream 2008 Just starting.
Gareth R Sheffield, UK Tiny 2.11, video, bunch of helicopters, Multiplex Mentor, Multiplex Funjet, Multiplex Fox, GWS Formosa 2008 Came 4th in EMAV09 (although won the Golden Balls award for courage in the face of adversity and exceptional partying). Many AUTO2 flights with a camera and XBee868s. Current main airframe is a GWS Formosa (they are so cheap!).

SilaS Budapest Tiny 1.3,2.11, Twog 1.0 2007 Applied tiny to GWS Estarter, finished long travels in AUTO2. Now transfert it to a Twinstar and working on pairing tiny with FPV. Successfull. Now using it on large gliders and jets.
Chris Efstathiou] Piraeus Hellas tiny 2.11 on a Mpx EasyGlider, TWOG 1.3 on a Boomerang turbine jet, and my newest toy a X8 with a on camera 2008 The Easyglider is fully operational, still working on the jet which had his first flight with the TWOG at 25/1/2009
OpenUAS Amsterdam, The Netherlands TWOG, Tiny, Lisa/L and various airframes 2007 Quite a few AUTO2 flights. Improving airspeed, IMU and strong wind integration
Andrew Saenko Russia, St-Petersburg Tiny 1.13, Tiny 2.11, two own hardware designs, 5 kg aerial photo plane, 2.5 kg survelliance uav, Easystar 2007 Use modified autopilot and GCS in professional tasks, add self desidned IMU
David "Buzz" Carlson Cyprus Tiny 2.11, Lynx EDF & GWS SloStick, 9XTend datalink 2008 Quite a few AUTO2 flights. Plane currently grounded due to a TX run-in with a 1 year-old. Currently working on getting new TX and completing CBP store setup.
AneMos-Group Patras, Greece Tiny 2.11, Quadrotor VTOL 2008 Working on IMU, Trying to implement Constrained Control for the quadrotor trajectory flight
Allan Ojala (VAMK) Vaasa, Finland TWOG, with AC4790 radio and LEA-5H GPS 2009 Ditched the SIG Kadet. Built a new big plane TaigaCam. Self-build model made out of EPP and a plastic tube.
Phineas Bucharest, Romania Tiny2.11 (PPZUAV) November 2009 Just started to set-up

Luke Torino, Italy TWOG December 2009 Close to mount the AP on my Mentor

Helge Bergen, Norway TWOG 2009 First Auto2 flight with Twinstar2 in October 2010

North America

Name Location Hardware Joined Current activities / project status
Matthew Currie Nanaimo, BC Canada Tiny 13 v1.1 (Self-built) November 2006 Funjet + XBee
John Burt wiki page Portland, Oregon Tiny v2.11 + LEA-4H (PPZUAV), Multiplex Cularis/Easystar, 9Xtend modem, T7CAP TX, ground station: EEE PC701 and/or Nokia N810 Jan 2009 Initial flight tests w/ Easystar in AUTO1 & AUTO2.

Pat O'Gara St. Paul, MN Tiny 2.11 and TWOG (PPZUAV) Oct. 2008 Completed and flown FunJet and Minimag in Auto 2. Currently rebuilding MiniMag as an improved development platform.
John Koches Muskegon, Michigan Tiny 2.11 (PPZUAV) 2007 currently flying a 48 inch zagi, 80 inch under construction.
Steve Deguir New York, New York Tiny2.11+LEA-5H (PPZUAV), XbeePro 2.4, Berg4L, JR FMA Feb 2009
David Conger San Diego (Ramona), California Tiny1.3 (PPZUAV) Sept 2007 Flying Wing MAV with onboard video. Test platform for the new 900mhz XBPro 900 RF modems.
Michael Evans Seaside(Monterey Bay), California Tiny2.11 (PPZUAV) Feb 2009
USU AggieAir Remote Sensing Logan, UT TWOG (PPZUAV) January 2009 Building 72" Flying Wings which will be used for remote sensing. Routine autonomous flight.
USU OSAM-UAV Logan, UT TWOG (PPZUAV) June 2007 2x72" 5x48" 1x60" Flying Wings. Research backyard for AggieAir Remote Sensing. Routine autonomous flight.
CSU Fuel Cell UAV Fort Collins, Co Tiny 2.11 + LEA-5H (PPZUAV), 2.4Ghz XBPro Mar 2009 Maiden flight complete Feb 28. New Airframe in development.
Armen Gharibans La Jolla, California Tiny2.11 (PPZUAV) March 2009 UCSD Project with Multiplex Mentor. Completed August 2, 2009. Several Successful Auto2 Flights. A LOT of help from David Conger.
Elden Crom Tucson, AZ Twog 1.0 July 2009 Multiplex Twinstar, XBee Pro. Several Successful Auto2 Flights. Working toward precise Auto-Takeoff and Auto-Land
U of Arizona Autonomous Glider Tucson, AZ None, will use TWOG 1.0 December 2009 Super Dimona, Aerocomm. No Flight test. Working toward setting waypoints within Paparazzi code
[Reegan] Lubbock, TX Planning on Tiny 2.11 (PPZUAV), 900mhz XBPro Dec. 2009 Gaining info to begin a collegiate project
Team UAV UALR Caleb Tenberge Little Rock, AR Using TWOG 1.0 Feb 2010 Using a Telemaster, we are learning the GCS and building our plane.

Arizona State University POLY - Capstone Team: Development of UAV /w surveillance System Mesa, AZ Using TINY 2.1 - 2.4GHz Modem, CCD Camera /w 900 MHz Video Transmitter March 2010 4-lbs Flying Wings. We made successful autonomous flights.
Stephen Dwyer Edmonton, AB, CAN Nothing Yet Jan 2011 Obtaining Hardware
Murat A. Genc New York, NY not decided yet May 2011 just started
University of Alberta UAS Group Edmonton, AB, CAN TWOG 1.0, Asprin IMU Aug 2011 Completing tuning flights in Auto 1 on a Senior Telemaster with 26cc gas engine. Working towards a stable platform for research.
Piotr Esden-Tempski Eugene, OR Lisa/S, Lisa/MX, Elle0, Rotorcraft, Fixedwing 2009 Software and Hardware development as well as 1BitSquared hardware and software design of Paparazzi UAV based systems as well as consulting.
University of Arizona MAV Tucson, AZ Lisa/M 2.0, Aspirin v2.0, uBlox MAX-6Q, XBee 900 Pro/868LP, Mini-Vertigo 2005 University of Arizona Micro Air Vehicle Club (competing in IMAVs with Paparazzi since 2003.)
Chris Wozny Nashua, New Hampshire Lisa/M, Aspirin 2008 Currently building quadcopter around Lisa/M 2.0 platform.
New User 1 2 3 4

Central America

Name Location Hardware Joined Current activities / project status
Joekadet David Panama' Tiny v2.11/LEA-4P, RF Modems XBee Pro 2.4 GHz (PPZUAV). Multiplex Mentor 2008 Seven flights now. Flights 6 & 7 in Auto2. Now only a matter of fine tuning.
New User 1 2 3 4

South America

Name Location Hardware Joined Current activities / project status
Gustavo Violato São José dos Campos, Brasil Tiny v2.11/LEA-4P, Modem XBee Pro 2.4 GHz Swift II 2009 Flying autonomously and enjoying it. Planning to use the system for flight test data acquisition and aircraft parameter recognition.
Eduardo Lavratti Porto Alegre - RS, Brasil TWOG / BOOZ / LISA-M, UBLOX, Xbee900 60mw 2011 Working with geoprocessing - developping new modules and sensors to paparazzi. ACCENT AERiALS
New User 1 2 3 4


Name Location Hardware Joined Current activities / project status
RH1N0 Brisbane, QLD TWOG, Multiplex Easystar, PPZGPS, H.264 live digital video, Ubiquiti modems May 2011 Multiple AUTO2 flights up to 40 min. Currently testing PPZIMU.
Todd Sandercock Adelaide, SA Tiny v2.11, Multiplex Twinjet, 9Xtend modems Jan 2008 Completed successful flight testing. Now designing new airframe.
Reuben Brown Gawler, SA Tiny v2.11 May 2009 Getting the autopilot set up
Bernard Davison Neutral Bay, NSW Tiny v2.11, Vertical + Horizontal IR sensors, XBee PRO modems, Futaba T6EXAP TX, Futaba R136F RX, Funjet, MacBook laptop August 2008 Several flights in Auto1
Chris Gough Canberra TWOG v2.11, EZ* September 09 not yet airborn
Adam Amos Sydney, NSW TWOG, IMU, BORJET MAJA March 2010 see for current status


Name Location Hardware Joined Current activities / project status
W1th South Africa KZN TWOG V1 ,LEA-5H GPS , RF Modems XBee Pro 868 (CheBuzz) July 2009 Got TWOG,GPS etc interfacing with Laptop and working , Have not done anything to it recently but...Made a website SCARF Paparazzi-UAV of my struggle ...
Willie Smit South Africa NW Tiny v2.11, LEA-4P GPS, RF Modems XBee Pro April 2010 We are currently doing test flights. Also doing research on obstacle avoidance.

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  • Name:chenxiangjun
  • Location:shenzhen china
  • Hardware:lisa/M 2.0
  • Join date:2014
  • Current activities / project status :Writing the configuration code for airframe: