Birds are nice enough, unless you work at places like airports, farms, and landfills, in which case they’re the sworn enemy. Today, there are a variety of tools and technologies for spooking unwanted birds—we’ve…
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:
So the hunt continues, seems that the Universe heard my need for a demonstration video. It does the trick.
As I get deeper into how to accomplish all the parts needed for this new flight mode idea I have focused on the controls,…Continue
APM Planner 2.0.15-rc1 release is available.
When we released 2.0.14, we added a feature to subscribe to beta releases (we've called them 'release candidates' i.e. rc releases)
If you would like to help us test these new releases before we declare them stable (which would be awesome!) You…Continue
Hey again all, been a while since I last posted here, been busy with development of our all new medium lift copter, MAVRIK, just wanted to post some details for those who are interested, and as always, any feedback welcome.
We've spent a huge amount of time and testing in developing the MAVRIK and very excited to get it out there, it does not replace the popular SteadiDrone QU4D but is it's new bigger, more grown up brother.
It's mainly aimed at…
In a startling turn of events, The BEHS Technology and Engineering Club Kickstarter (NOT the IndeGoGo) was funded!. In less then 15 Minutes, we went from 286$ to 1036$! YAY! SUCESS!
WOOHOO! (I'm excited)
DIY Drones was our single largest affiliate supporter site! Good for you!…Continue
Google today revealed it has been working on a top-secret drone delivery program for the last two years. Nick Roy, an MIT roboticist on sabbatical for two years, has been leading the project based in Australia.
Google has developed a tail sitter aircraft, capable of VTOL transitioning to forward flight.…Continue
Hobbyking just came with new large multirotor brushless motors.
9235-100kv , that spins 30" props on 12S and capable of lifing 11kg each.
And for sure , these are cheap again, 1/3 of Tiger motor 10kg level, U11 motors.…Continue