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Drone locates B.C. man's stolen motorbike. Ryan Sandnes' bike was stolen last Friday, and despite security camera footage of the thief the police couldn’t help. Sandnes decided to fly a camera-equipped drone over a nearby field and found the bike.
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There was a joke that one could take the gimbal from a quadcopter, flip upside-down, put it on a handle, and it becomes a handheld gimbal for use on land. It was an intriguing idea. I would like to share our interesting experience in the design process.
by: Brian Benchoff
Late last year, the FAA expanded a Special Flight Rule Area (SFRA) that applied to Unmanned Aerial Systems, drones, and RC airplanes around Washington DC. This SFRA was created around the year 2000 – for obvious reasons – and applies to more than just quadcopters and airplanes…Continue
After 5 months of design and test process, new DroneThermal v022016 thermal camera boards are ready to announce.
This is probably the smallest analog (PAL/NTSC) thermal camera in the world.
Dimensions : 20mm x 20mm x 15mm (included Lepton 25 degrees…
Hello Drone Lovers!
Ivan here from Easy Aerial Inc.
this is a flight done with the Proxima II, using a UAVDevBoard v4 for autopilot assisted thermal exploitation.
Telemetry on screen is done with DashWare. I had to create a profile for UDB to use the telemetry file with that program and had to adapt a few gauges also. The profile is attached, in the case someone needs…Continue