Game of Drones had a Meetup & Fly-In over the weekend for SF Bay Area drone makers and pilots. It was a great day. About 20 pilots showed up from as far away as Sacramento and Santa Cruz and brought with them all kinds of interesting homemade UAV's.
The weather was sunny, warm and clear and everyone had a great time flying "Groom Lake West" our massive…Continue
"Fly 'em hard and put 'em away wet. They're only drones."
Game of Drones is a new video series focused on designing and creating hardcore airframes that can take punishment. Waterproof, bulletproof & crash-proof are the goals. Pictured here is the "Flying Squirrel" or the Mark…Continue
Here is a short video of the design, build and crash testing of the Game of Drone's Battle Quad. It's waterproof, bulletproof, and can fly away from almost any crash.
"Fly 'em hard and put 'em away wet. They're only drones"
Here are a few pics of a recent project - a inexpensive DIY vacuum-formed styrene quad frame that can take any abuse thrown at it. So far it has survived flying in a downpour, falling from great heights and getting hit with a barrage of paintballs - and it's survived it all with no problems. Today we're testing water take-off's and landings. Wish us luck...…