Is any work being done by the development team to add this class of vehicle to the capabilities of the APM or Pixhawk series of…Continue
Anyone out there involved in High Altitude Ballooning (HAB) operations might be interested in the space-grade Polyimide Thermofoil flexible heater rig we're using to keep our Vulture 2 spaceplane's rocket motor toasty at altitude.
The propellant doesn't much like the cold, so we need to keep it above -5 degrees C if possible - the minimum guaranteed firing temperature.…Continue
If you are having problems with uploading firmware or communicating with the gimbal software (RCTimer - Gimbal controller board for example) then most likely the following info will help you.
See communication problem below in Arduino:
Follow this link for instructions:…Continue
Added by Hein on April 24, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments
This original walking performance should receive a large media coverage.
Oh, the cool things you can do when you have a Vicon motion capture room!
APM2.5.2 & 2.6 MIC5219-3.3YM5 (GL33) Regulator Mod & Alternate Capacitor Mod
MIC5219-3.3YM5 SOT23-5 Package 3.3V Fixed Voltage Regulator
0402 or 0603 size SMD 470Ω Resistor ( Marked  )
(1) 1206 size 100uf 6.3V Ceramic Capacitor or (2) 1206 size 47uf 6.3V…Continue
I've been working on this for a few months now and I think it is finally ready for evaluation for a possible merge into master. My team has been wanting to simplify planning for autonomous landings so that mission planning for autonomous landing is less complex. Our motivation is that…Continue
Added by FAKHRE ALAM on April 23, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments
"Proposed legislation regulating drone use in North Carolina would open the door for use of the unmanned aircraft by government agencies and for commercial flights once the Federal Aviation Administration allows them.
The draft legislation, approved unanimously Wednesday by the House Committee…
By Brian Benchoff
We have designed new board based on the Ublox NEO-M8N module.
The NEO-M8N Evaluation board makes evaluating the high performance of the u-blox 8 positioning engine simple. With a built-in USB interface for both power supply and high-speed…Continue
For some the thought of using Twitter or Facebook or LinkedIn for their small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) business seems, well, just wrong. What good are they? Aren’t they just platforms for people…Continue
Transport Canada and the RCMP are investigating videos posted on YouTube showing an “unmanned air vehicle” flying near Vancouver International Airport and over Vancouver Harbour, the site of commercial float-plane operations.
Transport Canada spokesman Rod Nelson said…Continue
Hi all! Just wanted to share a project I have been involved with since last September. I was the TA for a class of students at Purdue University and we collaborated with students from Brigham Young University and Georgia Tech to create an almost entirely additive manufactured UAV for agricultural surveying. Boeing funded the program through their education wing and Stratasys was a huuuuuuuuuuuuuge help with printing our aircraft.
Wingspan is 89" from winglet to…Continue
Want to build your own blimp? The folks at Ynvisible show you how to do just that with balloons, helium, balsa wood, paperclips, motors, and Printoo, …
Gene and Trappys lawyer Brendan Schulman will be talking to Patrick on todays sUAS News podcast at 1330 PST. Call in to ask any questions. It will be available to download from the link below after the show as well.…Continue
Though this project uses an RC helicopter, it’s merely a vessel to demonstrate a fascinating …
From ABC News in Denver:
DENVER - The Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday that it…