About third of people who attended expo were in uniform. MOD of Spain was personally here for about a half a day. Indra, MBDA, Thales and Airbus have created…Continue
Added by Janis Kuze on March 12, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
The New England UAV users group (http://diydrones.com/group/new-england-uav-users-group) is seeking members. The purpose of the New England UAV users group is to facilitate communications…
Added by Matt Wallhead on March 12, 2014 at 8:50am — No Comments
Since about 2010 3d printers have been becoming more and more popular, thousands of news reports on the good and bad of 3d printers for the public, politicians looking to ban 3d printers for the public, others looking to put them in all schools, as with any new technology there was outcry and…Continue
Worth watching the video of the ABC Denver news report of a drone flyaway (it was a Storm Drone 6 with a DJI Naza controller). A screenshot of DIY Drones makes an appearance ;-) I can't embed the video, but you can watch it …Continue
I was flying my Phantom yesterday. Licking my wounds from an earlier pilot error with a plane. My goats and sheep decided I was herding them back in the pen. This is a Phantom 2 Vision. It is a fun scoot around the place quad. I will be working on my Ecilop NEX5 Cameraship soon. I am going to use Tiger U3 motors and a Teradek HD AV Downlink. Thanks for…Continue
Added by Toby Lankford on March 11, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments
Interesting angle of Yasur volcano on Tanna island, Vanuatu
Amazingly no phantoms where harmed while filming!
Here is an attempt at an ultrasonic sensor system for tracking an emitter’s relative distance and angle so that an autonomous quad-copter can follow a subject.Continue
Recently we try the Iris equip with Gopro Hero 3 in front to monitor the progress of forest restoration in North…Continue
[UPDATED to 2.0.7: we had a serious issue with serial connectivity and APM2.x and FTDI, it now fixed. All users that download 2.06 will be notified automatically of the new release]Continue
If you've been looking for an economical plane platform, that search ends here. The new RTF Aero fixed-wing provides at least 45 minutes of autonomous or RC-controlled flight, all housed…Continue
With ten days to go, the LIDAR-Lite laser rangefinder project is just $5,000 from its crowdfunding goal (it's 91% funded). Now's the time to back it and put them over the top!
I love this project (I've backed it) and we're integrating it into the APM code. Along with…Continue
After months waiting for motors and props, we finally managed to put our large quad up in the air!
It flies up to 56min and can currently carry nex 7. next one will be with zenmuse 5D! can't wait!
It was pretty…Continue
When the design team were building and designing the RVJET they were not completely sure of all the specs of items like…Continue
Back in early January I was tasked with the duty of delivering my recently quadrupley bypassed father to my aunty's house down on the south coast of New South Wales for some much needed rest and relaxation. As it happens, the quiet sleepy town of Moruya, in which my aunty resides, is also home to Hobby King's…Continue
We've wrapped the installation of the Pixhawk in our aircraft, and have now just got to get it talking to our onboard Raspberry Pi.
For your viewing pleasure, here's a schematic of the Pixhawk and R/C rig. There are full details on the install …Continue
Here are the individual graphics I have drawn that depict 3DR Gear as well as standard radio control components. They are in PNG format and I hope that you guys can find it a useful resource for your own documentation purposes.
I use Paint.net which is a free program and I have never…Continue
i'm happy to present the first Fly of VRI Black Ops Drones ...
See the first official video ...
After one year of development and a…Continue
The other night I went to bed safe in the knowledge that packing teams in Germany, China and America had sprung into life, hurriedly…Continue