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Using a Parrot Disco for aerial mapping

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonas Mar 17. 4 Replies

Ever since the Parrot Disco was released, I knew it was just a matter of time before someone took this RTF fixed wing and made it into a mapping platform. That being said, I haven't seen it yet. For…Continue

Tags: wing, uas, fixed, disco, parrot

 

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Jonas replied to Paul Spaur's discussion Using a Parrot Disco for aerial mapping
"Very interested in following this. I've bought a disco myself intended to get a mapping platform. I will have to get a good camera and some way of triggering it, but then? New motors that can handle the new weight? New more powerful battery?…"
Mar 17
Paul Spaur replied to Paul Spaur's discussion Using a Parrot Disco for aerial mapping
"Though in my above post, I said that running the CHUCK flight controller with Ardupilot would be the best for the RTF Disco, there's another aspect to consider: Parrot sells the fuselage for $69, and a new set of wings for $69. I just so…"
Mar 5
Paul Spaur replied to Paul Spaur's discussion Using a Parrot Disco for aerial mapping
"There is a ton of space in the rear here that you could easily cut out to put in a point and shoot like a NEX, Go Pro, Sequoia or more."
Mar 5
Paul Spaur replied to Paul Spaur's discussion Using a Parrot Disco for aerial mapping
"So there are a few ways that I am aware of doing this: 1) Use the included CHUCK flight controller and get it to connect to a mission planning software. a) There is the Parrot Flight Plan app, but you would have to still manually plan the flight…"
Mar 5
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Using a Parrot Disco for aerial mapping

Ever since the Parrot Disco was released, I knew it was just a matter of time before someone took this RTF fixed wing and made it into a mapping platform. That being said, I haven't seen it yet. For this reason, I'm going to post about my experience getting one to map.See More
Mar 5

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I am an RC enthusiast and have been flying model aircraft for many years. I love applying what used to be a hobby, to a job.
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