Added by Patrick Meier on March 1, 2015 at 9:58pm — No Comments
Did some test flights this weekend for my precision landing program(A detailed explanation of this project can be found here.). They were short due to the cold conditions and battery life but beneficial. I was able to attempt the landing four times. All…Continue
Was glad to be part of this meeting. And here's the write-up about the recent event from one of the attendees.
(Pasay City, Philippines) - The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) recently opened its doors to a “UAV Industry Stakeholder” Conference with various…Continue
Added by Teejay on March 1, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
A few weeks ago we announced a partnership with Canonical to support the next generation of drones that will be connected to the internet, update automatically and will have access to an app store for drones. Following up with our passion for bringing Linux-based drones to the market we are happy to share that the first apps are starting to show up in the store and are freely…Continue
Added by Víctor Mayoral on March 1, 2015 at 6:56am — No Comments
OsoGrande got me into brushed microquadcopters recently. Sparky2 has some buffered outputs so at first I was just slapping it on frames and jury rigging things together. Very quickly, I wanted something more elegant.…Continue
I don't know any more than what 777BlueAngel notes on his Youtube page:
Showtime Nandlstadt 2015 - Harry Potter
Not only the kids loved Dietmar Metz's radio controlled Harry Potter.
Added by Mark Harrison on February 28, 2015 at 2:28pm — No Comments
Microsoft’s vision of the future: Everything is a screen, and thin is in
Finally was able to get one of the bots out onto the water. For this test, I chose an area of San Francisco Bay that is subject to strong currents during the tide changes. As the tide was going out, the current was about 3 knots. The bot did fine. There were plenty of settings to tweak and a few adjustments of the Pixhawk PID had things working smoothly.
Some takeaways from the test.
Turn radius: Once I threw the switch into autonomous mode, I notice some…Continue
By Frank Bi and Ryan Mac
Less than two weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration unveiled its proposed regulations for commercial drones, one California-based drone company sealed its latest…Continue
We started to make a lightweight, high performance, long endurance UAV airplane for multiple purposes. The features will be, live monitoring, 3D aerial mapping, thermal monitoring ect. To make an extra challenge for our self we planned to make the air plane weight less than 1 kg and see how quickly we can make the plane.
3D print is that it allows us to print very…Continue
Ive recently crashed my FPV Racer (Pictures below).
The problem was I lost contact with the transmitter on my end and ended up falling from a 30 Meter Height onto hard concrete. Thought it would have completely destroyed the drone, but as i panicked and came to my…Continue
The Queensland University of Technology are employing drones to assist in monitoring Koala population and distribution. This is important work that could help to improve our understanding of this…Continue
The Electron is a tiny development kit for creating cellular-connected electronics projects and products. It comes with a SIM card and an affordable data plan for low-bandwidth things.
Imagine a cellular-connected Arduino, but with a…