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This community is the home of ArduPilot (now known as APM), the world's first universal autopilot platform (planes, multicopters of all sorts and ground rovers). Today the Pixhawk autopilot runs a variety of powerful free and open UAV software systems from the Dronecode Foundation, including:
I design it to carry Relief goods to disaster city while hurtling the desert for long periods.
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- Fore legs decide traveling direction.
- Mid legs which is most close to the centroid take most traction and load.
- Hind legs are auxiliary legs for moving the left and right legs…
This is the second episode. We decided to make it ... more colorful :) Just to be clear, all figures here are still CG, the prototype is being printed.
There are two doors on the frame, one on top, one on tail, both with sealing rings to make the frame…Continue
Picture above is first prototype of fiberglass bearingless hub design. The idea of this design is to allow flapping and twisting (pitching) of the rotor, but have limited flex in lead/lag.
This rotor hub is 24" long and 4" wide in the center. Was made with Qty 10 - 24" x 2" strips of…Continue
Announced a new Raspberry:
Today, I’m pleased to be able to announce the immediate availability of Raspberry Pi Zero, made in Wales and priced at just $5. Zero is a full-fledged member of the Raspberry Pi family, featuring:
- A Broadcom BCM2835 application processor
- 1GHz ARM11 core (40% faster than Raspberry Pi…
Just look at these things! Go http://unmanned.okstate.edu/!
My friend and I are working on an (hopefully) industrial grade carbon fiber quad frame (X4 and X8). We would like to share the progress with the community, and we would really appreciate your feedback:)
The designed frame size is 1050mm with 28 inch blades, but since the…Continue