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Electric/Solar small UAV "Prototype"

Hi,  Starting this thread to follow the construction of 3.2 m wingspan full composite platform.  This is intended as a high performance (…

Started by Duffy

3 Apr 29
Reply by RaptorUAS MD

Video TX and potential GPS interference

Hi, I am planning to start an FPV build on a Bixler 2 platform using APM 2.5 and Minimosd. I had relatively good experience with these com…

Started by Tal Ben-Shahar

0 Apr 28

Selecting Prop,Motor and Gearbox for Solar UAV

Hey all, I'm working on a Solar UAV and I am having trouble in selecting the perfect combination of motor,prop and gearbox. I read somewher…

Started by Karan Chawla

1 Apr 18
Reply by Joel J.

What type of copter can become a floating ghost?

What is the best drone, Quad or Hexcopter to conquer these feats?

Started by Michael Mancini

1 Apr 17
Reply by Joshua

3DR Iris and FLySky - Simple mode or I.O.C (Intelligent Orientation Control)

I was wondering if anyone knows how to set up the FlySky Transmitter to go into IOC or Simple mode by using one of the switches? I like th…

Started by Mark Pratley

8 Apr 17
Reply by Mark Pratley

OpenSource Airship UAV platform - silent_runner

Hi Guys, I´m in involveld in several airship and DIY related projects. For example we´re at the moment trying to fit an Ardupilot in this s…

Started by Andreas B.

19 Apr 17
Reply by Andreas B.

APM 2.5 c'ant Configure switches

Hi I did radio calibration with no problem. The APM saw all my radio control and 2 switches on radio 5 and 6. But when I got to configure f…

Started by dazmanian

3 Apr 8
Reply by Chris Anderson

Hexcopter or Quadcopter to lift light payload?

There is a youtube video epic halloween prank 2 They use a hexacopter and have fishing line att…

Started by Michael Mancini

0 Apr 7

Advice on choosing an airframe

Hi all, I'm looking to try using a UAV for some habitat mapping and thought I'd post to solicit some advice. I really like the Sea Ranger a…

Started by Jake levenson

6 Apr 1
Reply by Isaac Piche

3DR Iris Final Edition Status

Can we please use this post for all status updates updates on the Iris?   At a minimum We would like to be informed regularly about the fol…

Started by Ian Soler

9 Mar 26
Reply by Dom


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