Arma 3
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Devas Autopilot Mod
Data Type: Mod
Mod Type: Helicopter, Plane
File Size
518.044 KB
Mar 12, 2017 @ 8:13am
Jun 5, 2017 @ 10:11am
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Devas Autopilot Mod

This mod is working like the "Pitch Altitude Hold" setup which can be found for instance by F-16s.
Basically it is fixing the altitude when it is turned on but still let's you to adjust speed, do pitch, yaw and roll.
In addition to that Loiter (Pylon Turn) has been also added to the script.


- Fixes the altitude to the sea level altitude when the autopilot is activated (will be referred as initial altitude)
- Gives possibility to pilot to adjust speed, pitch, yaw and roll angles while autopilot is open. Autopilot returns fixed-wing airplanes to initial altitude after control is released back
- Autopilot automatically turns off when
••••••• Speed below minimum speed based on landing speed. In case of helicopters minimum speed is 40 kmh
••••••• Speed above 0.9 Mach
••••••• Engine is damaged
••••••• Roll angle is above maximums 35° (only for helicopters)
••••••• Pitch angle is above maximums which is 25° for helicopters and 50° for fixed-wings
••••••• Rudder control (only by helicopters)
- Gives autopilot functionality to every air vehicle at mission start automatically
- Gives loiter (Pylon Turn) functionality to every fixed-wing at mission start automatically
- Autopilot and Loiter cannot be turned on at the same time
- Only pilot can turn it on/off. If co-pilot takes control, he/she is able to use the autopilot as well
- CBA A3 key binding

- CBA A3

Script version of the mod

Main functionality is same. Script needs to be installed to server only. In future mod version will probably more advanced though. So keep that in mind when you decide to use the script one

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Popular Discussions View All (1)
May 30, 2017 @ 6:08pm
Helicopter Pilots - Can you maintain speed indefinately with this mod?
Devastator  [author] Dec 30, 2023 @ 7:18am 
yes, with a small remark on that mod to here you can
Marki Dec 28, 2023 @ 6:06am 
Evening, can I use part of your code in a VTOL mod, I am helping fix?
pixel_de Mar 23, 2022 @ 4:03pm 
does this mod helps me out, when im flying solo with Ka52 and want to enjoy gunner seat during flight?
rasmuskukk Mar 18, 2022 @ 2:05pm 
does this mod helps me out, when im flying solo with Ka52 and want to enjoy gunner seat during flight?
Devastator  [author] Feb 7, 2022 @ 2:52am 
radius is depending on the speed but not possible to display in this current version
Sauce Feb 6, 2022 @ 2:36pm 
I was just wondering, what is the radius for the loiter and is there a way to change it?
liwocom Dec 24, 2021 @ 10:00am 
用鼠标滚轮选择Autopilot ON/OFF可以切换打开/关闭
[this] spawn DEVAS_AutoPilotEnable;
Reticuli Aug 29, 2021 @ 5:08pm 
Doesn't appear to work.
liwocom Jun 26, 2021 @ 11:10pm 
minhduc-dev May 29, 2021 @ 9:24am 
I signed up even though I knew the mod wasn't working properly and waited for a notification that a new update was available to use.