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This community is the home of ArduPilot (now known as APM), the world's first universal autopilot platform (planes, multicopters of all sorts and ground rovers). Today the Pixhawk and APM 2.6 autopilots run a variety of powerful free and open UAV software systems, including:
DJI will release a mandatory firmware update for the Phantom 2, Phantom 2 Vision, and Phantom 2 Vision+ to help users comply with the FAA’s Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) 0/8326, which restricts unmanned flight around the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
The updated firmware (V3.10) will be released in coming days and adds a No-Fly Zone centered…Continue
We've been quietly beavering away at hardware-in-the-loop simulations for our Vulture 2 spaceplane, and Pixhawk wrangler Linus Penzlien has finally got the aircraft to land itself at a virtual Spaceport America.
The HIL work involves ArduPilot controlling an…Continue
It's been just over a week since we launched, and we've had an INCREDIBLE response to Mach-Up - the free, web-based design tool.
We've had over 2,000 visitors and now have over 600 registered users. Amazing. Thank you all for your enthusiastic support!
(If you missed it, you can check it out at …Continue
We are tring to build a FPV Rover combining a logitech racing wheel with an RC Car for an FPV platform.
However we are having some problems with the latency and tracking of the steering wheel input.
- I have checked the RC inputs using MAVlink and checked that the rc override was working fine
(The racing wheels seem to be in sync with the rc…Continue
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal's temperature. Applying pesticides.
When it comes to drones, "your imagination can go pretty wild in terms of what would be possible," says Roger Johnson, president of the National…Continue
I'm currently in the void between uni and full time work, so naturally I have a lot of time to go out and fly! I will be travelling to some pretty spectacular places over the following weeks to practice my cinematography. To keep up, follow my…Continue
Compared key features of each drone, including flight time, technology features, ease of getting started, camera systems, and price.Continue