This community is the home of ArduPilot, 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:
This CreativeLive online video course, featuring top experts, is live and open to all today from 9:00am to 4:00pm PST. It will cost money after that, so if you want a free taste now check it out …Continue
Time Magazine makes a good point about why the new generation of drone pilots are getting in trouble in a way the previous RC hobbyists didn't:
Learning to build and fly R/C aircraft was once a time-consuming, arduous process, factors that kept the hobby from spreading. Now, new technology like user-friendly quadcopter designs, equipped with smaller, high-powered…
I've never owned a quadcopter, but have often thought of getting one. I work in the remote robotics industry and have been a fan of quadcopters, FPV and personal "drones" for years. That may change, though, if what I experienced yesterday is what we can expect in the future.
My wife and I were at…Continue
A few months ago we were invited by a Non Government Organisation to fly at a hill resort. They are exploring the possibility to use drone equipped with camera or Gopro to monitor the status of the forest reserve.
Until recently, in the name of development and some “Unknown” reason, a lot of pristine forest has…Continue
Brent Foster is one of Canada’s leading aerial photographers.
He is also passionate about helping others to discover and practice aerial photography and cinematography.
We approached Brent about answering questions about how he got started, what equipment he uses, and what are the best first…Continue
Hey guys, I just wanted to let everyone know that Jeff Foster is teaming to produce the following 2-day course on UAV photography and video. They'll be shooting live from Treasure Island, California!…Continue