The L-10 flight is running a flight computer on the AV3 avionics system.
Notes: FCF June 2013 launch
The flight computer code is a program called
fc. When the flight computer boots it always immediately runs
There are two modes, DEBUG and FLIGHT. The first thing
fc does is check a special file
startupmode for the correct mode. If the file is not found or readable or understandable FLIGHT is assumed.
one line ASCII text DEBUG or FLIGHT.
In debug mode
fc waits for commands.
In flight mode
fc brings up all peripherals, starts polling data and writing to logs and over wifi.