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:
Robert Blair (http://diydrones.com/profile/RobertBlair), a fourth-generation wheat farmer living in Kendrick, Idaho, has been using drones in precision agriculture since 2007. “Folks think we’re standing out there in our bib overalls with a pitchfork,” he says. “But take a look at our technology. Our tractors, our…Continue
Mayday! Mayday! I tested the FPV system on the Raptor140B, with nearly disastrous results. Luckily, the APM was onboard to save the day!
I added the 400mw 1.3Ghz FPV transmitter to the 140B, and took it for a test flight. Right after take off I had significant control issues,…
This is a post off the top of my head because I have not looked into it very much but I thought it might be of interest to some so I'll post it anyway.
I was looking at this:Continue
Then Aerial Vista Challenge Team has been very busy getting things arranged for the wildlife challenge. We are making progress and are blogging more about it soon. In fact we are setting out a new mission that we will talk a bit about in this blog and we are…Continue