Now that we have version 2.9 and inertial primary control for the Z axis and soon to have it for X and Y axes as well it is necessary to take vibration dampening and isolation of the flight control…Continue
The AMA has released (I think they are still preliminary) a set of rules and guidelines for operation of FPV models and for Autopiloted models.The regulations can be seen here: …Continue
I am interested in the MinimOSD but I am using Arducopter 2.6 which upgraded MavLink from 0.9 to 1.0.Since the Minim OSD uses MavLink I would like to know if it is compatible with an ArduPilot Mega 2…Continue
Hi all, Beagle Bone Blacks are available at Adafruit this morning.
I wouldn't ordinarily put an Advertisement for a product as a Blog but as you may or may not know, Beagle Bone Blacks are seriously hard to come by.
Everybody is out of stock all the time, except a fewy unscrupulous dealers who…Continue
We have a great new Wiki / Manual which is actually being I think very helpful for all of us.
But there is a Huge - Seemingly Intractable Problem. At least in my estimation of things:
No the Iris isn't the problem, It's a really great 3DR copter, probably the best one available for the…Continue
Hi Everybody, I have added a new "Advanced Multicopter Design page to the Wiki.
It covers a lot of concepts in Multicopter design both for selecting components and frames and in designing your own if that's what you might really want to do.…Continue
Hi All, Just pulled this image in from SUAS News (Thank you Gary) to illustrate a few really good concepts that it incorporates and talk about better Multicopter design a bit.
This copter has a lot of things right and is really a study in design excellence.
1. Most obvious is a sliding…Continue