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Full ArduPilot Mega kit with what Aiplane

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Anderson Mar 16, 2011. 1 Reply

  I like to drop this kit in a airplane, What would fit's the ArduPilot Mega kit ? Is the Easy Star a choice ?  Thanks Paul.Continue

 

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Paul commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Pixhawk-powered tractor on Hackaday
"$35,000 is what he ask to install in your tractor. 3dr maybe in the wrong business. :-)"
Apr 6
Paul commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New FAA report predicts "explosive growth" of UAVs
"hope no more doing a business plan or relying on these numbers "
Mar 28
Mauricio commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"I wonder for how long they will keep selling the Pixhawk before they go into big trouble "
Mar 26
Mauricio commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"Lots of funding means nothing.... sooner or later inverstors will want their food supply, its all about sales and 3DR has been loosing terraing consistently by lack of organization. Its a bubble bursting now I think. "
Mar 26
HyperGuy commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"Truth is Chris was always interested in starting a business rather than DIY. Figured this out early by watching his videos online. Problem is you can't based a business on free IP. Market forces and competition etc. Did DJI ever have an open…"
Mar 26
OG commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"I do not think it was the price so much it's the design waight class! Lack of cool gimmick in the design , lack of 4K camera on launch, lack of gimbal included in the price.the GoPro support was is not good enough, for the price , The soft wear…"
Mar 26
Mike T commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"They totally stuffed up with the price of the solo. the original price was ludicrous. Not even worth a look in when a phantom 3 was so much cheaper, with camera, gimbal, etc. It's hardly surprising that this has happened, but i feel it could…"
Mar 26

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wayne garris commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"@Rob Lefebvre Im still trucking along doing my thing. Sales are definitely down this year, but I have this thing called a job, so I literally can't go broke. ;-)"
Mar 26
OG commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"DYI MARKET IS SMALL! Dji crossed over to main stream consumer market with phantom , 3DR world like to do the same but both these company's will not stand a chance agent Horizon the RC mafia ! This is the real reason lage wellknown…"
Mar 25
Marc Dornan commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"DIYD should be fine and it should still have a prominent place in the Open Source or "Open Standards" community of professionals, prosumers, and enthusiasts. I think it needs a makeover and probably needs a mission statement along with…"
Mar 25
Rana commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"If DIYdrones.com had not been there then 99.9% members here now at this website would have not gained whatever they have actually achieved in terms of knowledge and competency.  I respect this website along with Chris, Jordi and all developers…"
Mar 25
Blackstar commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"3DR's pivot makes sense - the drone industry landscape is a lot different from what it was even a year ago. The consumer market is a lot more cutthroat, with increased competition from new startups and pressure from DJI. Their partnership with…"
Mar 25
Darius Jack commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"DIYDrones can be easily turned into Open Corporation and micro payments can be done on peer to peer basis via Paypal, as successfully implemented by my friends from San Francisco. I have previous experience managing Large Open Corporation in…"
Mar 25
titeuf007 commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"it s the end...it s so sad!!! but it could be a great thing if this project stay open source without commercial  mind behind the project!! for example 2 usd for each firmware release , and keep a good price without huge margin for the…"
Mar 25
Pmarche commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"I hope they survive. I hope they focus on their roots...."
Mar 25
Jimmy Oliver commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"I love building and tinkering with this technology. Solar, Hybrid, Geomapping, etc. As long as this site is up I could be happy. I think the Pixracer holds great promise for smaller delta-wing mapping platforms. The education I have received from…"
Mar 25

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Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 7:03am 40 Comments

3D Robotics Inc., one of the better-funded, high-profile drone startups, is laying off an undisclosed number of its staff in a restructuring aimed at moving more quickly into the commercial market, due to heavy competition in the consumer drone…

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Google Cloud Vision API Free Trial

Posted on December 2, 2015 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

To show a simple example of the Vision API, we have built a fun Raspberry Pi based platform with just a few hundreds of lines of Python code, calling the Vision API. Our demo robot can roam and identify objects, including smiling faces. This is just one simple example of what can be done with Cloud Vision…

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US NAVY Sonar/Lidar Editing Software Released To the World

Posted on April 6, 2015 at 4:33am 7 Comments

The Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO) has spent 16 years developing the Pure File Magic Area Based Editor (PFMABE) software suite to edit the huge volumes of lidar and sonar data they collect every year. In accordance with …

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Aerial Camera from the 1941-1945.

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 4:30pm 2 Comments

Found this for sale on my local Canada Kijiji Classifieds, call Ebay Classifieds in the US.

WW2 Fairchild K-20 Aerial Camera RARE 



$180.00 



The Fairchild K-20 was an aerial camera made by the Folmer-Graflex Corporation during World War…

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