The largest community for amateur Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Use the tabs and drop-down menus above to navigate the site. (About us/Site rules)
This community created the Arduino-based ArduPilot, the world's first universal autopilot (planes, multicopters of all sorts and ground rovers). The APM 2.6 autopilot hardware runs a variety of powerful free UAV software systems, including:
Gary Mortimer had a great posting on another thread and I felt it needed more attention!
If you have an opinion on the future commercial use of small unmanned aircraft in the USA you can make your point on the 12th of December.
It should be noted that the committee has not made this process widely known to the small unmanned aircraft community.
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In an effort to further professionalize the operation of drones, I was looking around for templates where I can log flight hours and model maintenance. I want to be able to turn over some documents that show flight hours, experience and that I'm serious about how maintenance and flights are executed. To interpret…Continue
While hanging out in the Drone Users Group booth and 3DRobotics booth, as well as the flying cage, I whipped out the camera and grabbed a few snaps..
After a rather damaging Raptor 140 crash (see http://ardupilot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=77&t=4879), I built the the 140b, which is essentially the 140, with some improvements:
-Carries 10Ah instead of 8.8Ah, and will eventually carry 15Ah. Should allow for 75km flights at 80kph!…Continue