I just came across this one.
Disregarding all the usual concerns involved with manned flights of this type etc. I like the technical solution of using many self contained units, each with it's own battery, ESC, motor and propeller. Keeps it…Continue
Drone.bo conference at Engeneering Society of Bolivia with Electronic Engeneering (SIB) and Electricity College Society of Santa Cruz (CIEE).
Drone.bo tells and shows the OpenHardware techonology at enterprises and comercial use to the businessman…Continue
Added by hiroshi takey on September 4, 2015 at 12:48pm — No Comments
The Brazilian Aviation Agency (ANAC) has released the newest iteration of their proposed rules for UAV operation (VANT, in Portuguese), and is requesting public feedback until October 3rd, 2015. The official release is linked at the bottom. Feedback can be sent by e-mail to …Continue
Added by Thiago Silva on September 4, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
The drone flew in from the east side of the stadium as…Continue
The deadline has now passed for submitting Deliverable 1 documents to the 2016 UAV Challenge Medical Express. We received 64 D1 documents from teams from all over the world. The Technical Committee will now get to work reading through the documents and assessing teams for the Go/No-Go decision. This process is likely to take 2-3 weeks.…
ok , for hobby grade seems few guys here does aluminum
after several months of procrastination its time to get this bird to finally fly
1.3KG AUW in only 850kv 3s the maiden was on Aug15,15 then reflown on Aug 31,15
should be my first metal build aircraft, and it should be scale able. the original design been feature , the guys at our field have several concern of being underpower for having a tiny motor for such a big plane. my reason is its what I've…Continue
One of the major challenges encountered bynatural resource management agencies is the lack of information on the occupancy, distribution and population trends of species of concern, many of which are cryptic, small bodied, and idiosyncratic in habitat selection over large extents of remote areas. And yet these same species are the most threatened due…Continue
Dan Edwards of the U.S. Navy Research Laboratory is the principle investigator of Flimmer - a flying, swimming unmanned air vehicle (UAV)/unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). Flimmer can operate in the air and underwater to significantly improve tactical…Continue
Just promulgated by the FAA
1. PURPOSE. This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance to persons operating Unmanned Aircraft (UA) for hobby or recreation purposes meeting the statutory definition of “model aircraft” contained in Section 336 of Public Law 112-95, the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. This AC describes means by which model…Continue
3DR, North America’s largest consumer drone manufacturer, has launched its new academic program for drones in education—called “3DU”—to support the numerous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) programs taking flight at schools…Continue
Added by Chris Anderson on September 1, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Hello again everyone, it's been a while since my last post, been somewhat busy with our latest offering, the VADER. I'll keep this post short and to the point, for those who've not yet seen the Vader (announced at sUSB Expo earlier this year) and the first batch shipped out already.
Big Sky UAV, a multi-state drone service company, is offering Montana victims of wildfires…Continue
Added by Pepper Petersen on September 1, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
I would like to share my latest 7kg multicopter design with the DIY drones community.
Having designed and operated fixed wing, helicopter and multicopter camera systems for a number of years now I have learned what is important, at least to my operation, namely low vibration, endurance and ease of use.
The first two are…Continue
The EC-SAFEMOBIL project, initiative that belongs to the VII Framework Programme for R&D of the European Commission led and coordinated by CATEC and the University of Seville in the field of unmanned aerial systems (UAVs) and robotics, continues advancing its research and has achieved…Continue
In my previous post I had built and flown this little 250mm quad with the Flip32 flight controller on board. I was waiting for the arrival of a tiny …Continue