We know you love Rovers the most. They don't randomly fly off, they don't fall out of the sky and they don't have nasty spinning props to cut fingers. You can RELY ON A ROVER. Follow the link to…Continue
Found this Crazyflie clone while doing a Google image search on nano quadcopter controller boards. Has anyone played with this particular unit?Continue
Ten more drones have been spotted flying over Paris and reports say police are searching for four men after a chase in the east of the city. The latest drones were seen hovering near the Eiffel Tower and several other areas further away from the center.
We have just started to use these fantastic frames at Creative Flyers, and are looking for some feed back on them. The Z Arm design is fascinating, it really gives the camera a clear field of…Continue
Hi All! I've been busy building this new experimental screened-in drone.
It's built out of many DIY style components. 3D printed motor mounts, rain gutter screen "finger protector rings", some spare foam, rubber damping balls, random bits of carbon fiber cut up, epoxy, hot glue and a…Continue
NACA, the precursor to NASA, was founded 100 years ago today. NACA was instrumental in furthering fundamental knowledge of airfoil theory, and created well-known families of airfoils still widely used today.
To honor the NACA legacy, we've added the NACA 4-digit airfoil series to Mach-Up in high-resolution. That's 10,000 airfoils…Continue
Found this for sale on my local Canada Kijiji Classifieds, call Ebay Classifieds in the US.
WW2 Fairchild K-20 Aerial Camera RARE
The Fairchild K-20 was an aerial camera made by the Folmer-Graflex Corporation during World War…
After combining my retracts from my previous blog post and my conversion plate to turn the 2-axis into a 3-axis gimbal
then also adding a mounting plate for the Storm32 BCG controller, further testing and setup goes great so far
Also did some tests using the spektrum sat option for the second operator to control the gimbal movements remotely (with…Continue
For those of you, still looking for an affordable and high quality 3D printer - this one may be the one you are looking for:Continue
UAVs can support humanitarian action in a variety of ways. Perhaps the most common and well-documented use-case is data collection. There are several other use-cases, however, such as payload transportation, which I have blogged about here, …Continue
Added by Patrick Meier on March 3, 2015 at 7:38am — No Comments
Looks pretty generic but the fact that they're launching a mag is probably a sign of the times...From Discover:
Whether you’re curious about the ethics of unmanned aerial vehicles in law enforcement or itching to break into the quadcopter hobby, Drone 360 is packed with ideas and information to help you get started!
We are pleased to announce the release of iDroneCtrl 1.2.0 for iPhone and iPad. The iDroneCtrl iOS app works with our iDroneLink™ lighting accessory for iPhone and iPad and allows long range control of your…Continue
Think of the things you could write or draw! It's a software project: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/946052725/telaero-drone-flight-planner-for-precision-imagery
The next step will be to add multiple LEDs of different colors that can be toggled by the GPIO pins on your autopilot so you can draw amazing 3D…Continue
I tripped over this on my suggested links and thought it might be of interest to the DIYD crowd. Fascinating to see an original Macintosh being used as a ground station!
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