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Drones & Firefighting
I wanted to (quickly) share some experiences with the use of drones in firefighting, as my UAS and goals differ a bit from most departments we've seen that are starting to use drones.
I am a career…Continue
There has been a lot of discussion recently on DIYDrones about GPS accuracy, the reliability of autonomous flight modes like Return to Home, and safe flying conditions. These are all valuable discussions to be had, but it is also is helpful to consider how well GPS-based positioning works in…Continue
GoPro Hero 4 Session: $399
GoPro just released the Hero 4 Session!!! Nice looking camera but now we have to redesign all of our gimbals. The size and weight savings along with the symmetry could prove beneficial to drone applications?!?…Continue
A few months back I posted about making my own RC controller: http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/diy-rc-controller
I finally got around to making it work. I am very happy with the results! I ended up using code posted on RCgroups to format the PPM signal:…Continue
The Aeromapper family of UAVs consist of three different drones aimed for mapping and survey applications with…Continue