Top Content 2017-02-21T00:00:00+00:00 Chris Anderson http://diydrones.com/leaderboards/topcontent/month?feed=yes&xn_auth=no&n=20&images=yes&imageMaxSize=240 1. Why are we starting to use companion computers? tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-21:705844:Topic:2353943 2017-02-21T00:00:00+00:00 Nicholas Witham <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ATopic%3A2353943"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/Gp85O2XzVxhadf6ngZOLJP4ftUwvcc-N5aDxxmjqAxeBeQr28bqh*lrvpG8iKnuLOVVKlT3MaO1nX3UcqQ14CFcPAaaZn8Ft/1051428521.jpeg?xgip=0%3A0%3A498%3A498%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Posted by <a href="/profile/NicholasWitham">Nicholas Witham</a> on February 13, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 2. LightWare launches the LW20 LiDAR tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2348587 2017-02-20T23:59:59+00:00 Nadia Nilsen <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2348587"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/ow6WJwgqPYV3YmKxmvprFykdXTftpDo6UDvnkts5KXflQUAa3a8T-laxavbK-ONhKhsOswpn5OHLU-2-xj4cLEKBeuuYifgU/1249959187.jpeg?xgip=4%3A0%3A269%3A269%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/NadiaNilsenMInstD">Nadia Nilsen</a> on January 25, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 3. Should I use PX4 flight control stack or the APM 3.3 for Pixhawk? tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:Topic:2093037 2017-02-20T23:59:58+00:00 Ethan <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ATopic%3A2093037"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/-KfV47GwxR4CA2E1RkZ9*YQ9SufC1ZpmwKLRJMdW0O0EDwAD0kLjtFp4stRRsVcCeFQZWGvo0m6IZD9g3K09Zg__/459571586.png?width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1&amp;xj_user_default=1" /></a></p><p>Posted by <a href="/profile/Ethan140">Ethan</a> on September 15, 2015</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 4. Microsoft releases AirSim, an Unreal-based simulator for Pixhawk tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2354456 2017-02-20T23:59:57+00:00 Chris Anderson <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2354456"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/xkVCMRT4uG*KDugRdZ8CvZOP2nEyTGB4wHq1V1d7klCa8dRiKk39MBFXUiFGa4cB*CQ8XbU8FmkPjivLLsI6mP*VgCevs8kv/1120554438.jpeg?xgip=167%3A0%3A686%3A686%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/zlitezlite">Chris Anderson</a> on February 15, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 5. Autonomous Take-off and Landing on a Moving Carrier tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2351682 2017-02-20T23:59:56+00:00 Zergtim <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2351682"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/4*70048ZsE7pP8szv1EgIDAqecBojh70K8h1Fz8*RH9uLruugMTwm*tJelROO4O2-uEx*nMAn5ZDC7REa3t*1jqrJaBLex0W/1250837748.jpeg?xgip=0%3A123%3A1479%3A1479%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/Zergtim">Zergtim</a> on February 5, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 6. Toughts about Rangefinder tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:Topic:2350282 2017-02-20T23:59:55+00:00 Pedro Henrique R. P. B. Silva <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ATopic%3A2350282"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/-KfV47GwxR4CA2E1RkZ9*YQ9SufC1ZpmwKLRJMdW0O0EDwAD0kLjtFp4stRRsVcCeFQZWGvo0m6IZD9g3K09Zg__/459571586.png?width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1&amp;xj_user_default=1" /></a></p><p>Posted by <a href="/profile/PedroHenriqueRPBSilva">Pedro Henrique R. P. B. Silva</a> on January 30, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 7. Bad Compass Health tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:Topic:2351631 2017-02-20T23:59:54+00:00 Glenn Hollowell <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ATopic%3A2351631"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/J17TP1ZnHTdQimHMJuG1oNi1XoDPuYRILX2AlvDdpM7T0YSdGT1XOUnNoQUlfpgKzY5XkzrzFeClf8lsq1sX56eBD3mAUj3*/1231329377.png?xgip=1%3A11%3A534%3A534%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Posted by <a href="/profile/GlennHollowell">Glenn Hollowell</a> on February 6, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 8. Emlid Reach RS: field-ready RTK GNSS receiver for only $699 tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2349179 2017-02-20T23:59:53+00:00 Emlid <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2349179"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/GZs8qdvnOuFgyHpfrNw1pJ-laic4fsEE5q4RaesvHeO20L6OuwwtRj4uxFQzeQA55q2BmFm883TzZxMjQvszRX53zb4NqKSH/1250058649.png?xgip=0%3A0%3A183%3A183%3B183%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/EmlidEmlid">Emlid</a> on January 26, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 9. ArduPilot on the CL84 TiltWing VTOL tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2348661 2017-02-20T23:59:52+00:00 Andrew Tridgell <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2348661"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/KhKaa56BSVUT97DuEEmMrfuYDPznJeHaZj0NnNs-uPwyM26yD4IN6Qf1GY7bqGT5*hRaR5guy6IxHBTvXipZ68uNz233z1kO/1066669129.jpeg?xgip=177%3A1%3A717%3A717%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/AndrewTridgell">Andrew Tridgell</a> on January 24, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 10. First Time quadcopter build tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:Topic:2350236 2017-02-20T23:59:51+00:00 Cj Bailey <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ATopic%3A2350236"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/-KfV47GwxR4CA2E1RkZ9*YQ9SufC1ZpmwKLRJMdW0O0EDwAD0kLjtFp4stRRsVcCeFQZWGvo0m6IZD9g3K09Zg__/459571586.png?width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1&amp;xj_user_default=1" /></a></p><p>Posted by <a href="/profile/CjBailey">Cj Bailey</a> on January 31, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 11. Full PX4 Support for E-flite Convergence tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2353666 2017-02-20T23:59:50+00:00 Andreas Antener <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2353666"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/QEp1*ekLQe*WKHmVxDG*Caf1TAMvTBdtVu176urldcOcfRqx7*UyZAy*m3-ZMhGTBW*W6fbCcilGYxmjmxRdNKUvbNYRysst/1169193002.jpeg?xgip=0%3A0%3A548%3A548%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/AndreasAntener">Andreas Antener</a> on February 13, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 12. A MICRO RC PLANE BUILDER SHARES HIS TRICKS tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2353067 2017-02-20T23:59:49+00:00 elad orbach <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2353067"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/8Cw2LFxu5zX9pdiY8o2cP7DvXF9fw65DhTf0uuP*6F7QNQK280xojT5fMQQo9lRqdMAqtJ7GFH7LQC-Uq---KA__/528544543.jpeg?xgip=167%3A0%3A1198%3A1198%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/elado">elad orbach</a> on February 10, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 13. New 3DR autopilot: Pixhawk Mini tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2322505 2017-02-20T23:59:48+00:00 Chris Anderson <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2322505"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/xkVCMRT4uG*KDugRdZ8CvZOP2nEyTGB4wHq1V1d7klCa8dRiKk39MBFXUiFGa4cB*CQ8XbU8FmkPjivLLsI6mP*VgCevs8kv/1120554438.jpeg?xgip=167%3A0%3A686%3A686%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/zlitezlite">Chris Anderson</a> on October 27, 2016</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 14. Tiny new uBlox GPS for drones tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2348627 2017-02-20T23:59:47+00:00 Chris Anderson <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2348627"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/xkVCMRT4uG*KDugRdZ8CvZOP2nEyTGB4wHq1V1d7klCa8dRiKk39MBFXUiFGa4cB*CQ8XbU8FmkPjivLLsI6mP*VgCevs8kv/1120554438.jpeg?xgip=167%3A0%3A686%3A686%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/zlitezlite">Chris Anderson</a> on January 25, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 15. Videos: Cargo Drones Deliver in the Amazon Rainforest tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2353842 2017-02-20T23:59:46+00:00 Patrick Meier <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2353842"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/i*tFWQTF2R9EXzNrGDz9VrCbxKvpkPh7Pi91pIFcvq8DY-LPqCA51J5VBMnNFcvvaaib08omX7IR2U4GnF5yde1PBjJ8ZxKu/1058281294.png?xgip=0%3A0%3A334%3A334%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/PatrickMeier">Patrick Meier</a> on February 13, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 16. Is it possible for me to build a DIY mapping fixed wing drone? tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:Topic:2353176 2017-02-20T23:59:45+00:00 Samson <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ATopic%3A2353176"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/-KfV47GwxR4CA2E1RkZ9*YQ9SufC1ZpmwKLRJMdW0O0EDwAD0kLjtFp4stRRsVcCeFQZWGvo0m6IZD9g3K09Zg__/459571586.png?width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1&amp;xj_user_default=1" /></a></p><p>Posted by <a href="/profile/Samson530">Samson</a> on February 10, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 17. MiniRaceWing - Fly Fast, Stay Low tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2348594 2017-02-20T23:59:44+00:00 Markus <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2348594"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/ow6WJwgqPYUsqFBkVINcmlz0575IBnsQjNJuY5t8KtnM6VtbEROxWrig7oitu3*fEDIbWstBOn*ecQNh60B2d6LiwhwYXTTf/1249958056.jpeg?xgip=400%3A0%3A1640%3A1640%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/Markus333">Markus</a> on January 25, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 18. Was it Live or was it Memorex? tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2351871 2017-02-20T23:59:43+00:00 earthpatrol <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2351871"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/E6-J*b1OZQN8Fj*UWqdEf9HxAVmDCo9WL6BnOKrrhBTpFXSHm-P8TcBX8unVA0SidlpJn7XMIju2HRB9x2JqZtX3PLrssfEl/1093665438.jpeg?xgip=66%3A0%3A505%3A505%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/earthpatrol">earthpatrol</a> on February 6, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 19. A real flying submarine drone tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2352863 2017-02-20T23:59:42+00:00 elad orbach <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2352863"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/8Cw2LFxu5zX9pdiY8o2cP7DvXF9fw65DhTf0uuP*6F7QNQK280xojT5fMQQo9lRqdMAqtJ7GFH7LQC-Uq---KA__/528544543.jpeg?xgip=167%3A0%3A1198%3A1198%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/elado">elad orbach</a> on February 9, 2017</p><div style="clear:left"></div> 20. E-flite Convergence with PX4 tag:diydrones.com,2017-02-20:705844:BlogPost:2341375 2017-02-20T23:59:41+00:00 Andreas Antener <p style="float:left"><a href="http://diydrones.com/xn/detail/705844%3ABlogPost%3A2341375"><img alt="" src="http://api.ning.com/files/QEp1*ekLQe*WKHmVxDG*Caf1TAMvTBdtVu176urldcOcfRqx7*UyZAy*m3-ZMhGTBW*W6fbCcilGYxmjmxRdNKUvbNYRysst/1169193002.jpeg?xgip=0%3A0%3A548%3A548%3B%3B&amp;width=48&amp;height=48&amp;crop=1%3A1" /></a></p><p>Added by <a href="/profile/AndreasAntener">Andreas Antener</a> on December 30, 2016</p><div style="clear:left"></div>