Hi,I've been working with an APM2 unit that seems to be rather temperamental. Fix times are very long, (3+ minutes in some cases in the wide outdoors) and logs seem to indicate that the fix can be…Continue
Hey all, Been looking on the DIYD site for a couple days, thinking it's a great community you have here. I have some experience with RC (though by no means an expert), but I'm perplexed by something…Continue
Many of us recreational, semi-pro, and pro RPAS operators here on DIYDrones.com are fortunate enough to have had great dialogue with the public, sometimes even taking time off from our normal schedules or responsibilities to show others the wonders of robotic flight. Still, we are all to familiar with those few stories where the public has become confrontational with civilian and commercial…Continue
The first test site is planned to be up and running in 180 days, and test site ops are due to conclude in February 2017, which incidentally is the same time…Continue
Over Thanksgiving, I planned to map out a bayou in north Louisiana, and use it as a teaching moment for high school students involved in the Drones for Schools program back in central Illinois.
Due to issues with configuration and calibration, the mission didn't go according to plan, and I didn't end up with a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of…
Recently had a chance to solder together and operate one of the smallest quadrotors on the market: the Crazyflie nano. It weighs less than 19 grams, and measures 9cm from rotor to rotor. The 3.7v LiPo 170mAh gives about 7 minutes flight time. Open-source firmware, computer client coded in Python.…