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:
I have not seen this posted on DIY Drones yet so I thought I'd throw it out as interesting.
Somewhat safer than a quadrotor I imagine but somewhat less maneuverable.
Still interesting though :)
FLYING drones fitted with heat-seeking cameras are being used by criminals to find cannabis farms in Halesowen, Cradley Heath and Oldbury so they can steal the crops.
The explosion in the number of cannabis farms has led to countless violent robberies as the intruders know the victim will not call the police.
However, the use of drones in…
We would like to share some pictures and stories from our work in Borneo using DIY Tricopter and flying wing with APM for mapping community forest (village forest and customary forest) purpose. We also aim at mapping the land use change at certain areas due to the establishment of…Continue
I finally got around to testing out Ardupilot on a real flight. It was far too windy for a test flight and so was short and untidy. I'm now waiting for a calm day to get it tuned. I have an APM 2.5 installed in a HobbyKing Bixler 2.
There was some bad "porpoising"…Continue
One of the early drone develop by conservationdrone.org still actively fly in Aceh for forest monitoring. This is a repost video from conservatiodrones. It is good to know that low cost drone bring great benefit to conservation body. Thanks Fauna & Flora International Aceh Program sharing the video and I…Continue
UAV and UAV Landing Platform close to completion!
I posted a while back with our project and we have been keeping it in hiding until we fully finished it. We still have some things left to finish. We were able to get the magnetic locking system to work…Continue