Long Range Telemetry (LRT)

Long Range Telemetry (LRT) System

  • IF1200A Aircraft

  • Jeti DS-12 Hand Controller

  • RFD900x-US Telemetry Radio

LRT Operations

The device operates as a ground control station (GCS).

IMPORTANT! MAVLink compatible Ground Control station software such as QGroundControl (QGC), Mission Planner (MP), UGCS, or MAVProxy must be installed on the device (GCS) before flying.

NOTE: QGC and MP are open source software utilities that can be downloaded from the developers’ individual websites. Both are well documented and first time users are encouraged to review the available user’s guides. Links are provided below for both QGC and MP.

QGC Download: http://qgroundcontrol.com/

QGC User’s Guide: https://docs.qgroundcontrol.com/en/

MP Download: https://ardupilot.org/planner/docs/mission-planner-installation.html

MP User’s Guide: https://ardupilot.org/planner/docs/mission-planner-installation.html

LRT Components in Action

Jeti DS-12 Hand Controller

Flight Mode Switch Settings on Jeti DS-12

The Flight Mode Switch in the upper-right corner of the Jeti DS-12 (Fig. 2 above) is a three-position switch that selects between the following flight modes:

Switch PositionFlight Mode




Position Hold


RTL (Return to Launch)

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