Drones, lights and nature combine in Drone Courtship, a short movie about a magical encounter between two flying robots set in a forest of centennial trees. A collaboration between Atelier D. Schlaepfer and …Continue
The SF00 long range laser altimeter
Measurements of the height above ground up to and beyond 250m (820 feet) provide important information to many different types of aircraft. For commercial and military drones…Continue
The passing of the autumnal equinox provides more opportunity to test luminary robots. Over the last few years, at about this time, I find myself deep in lighting experiments for upcoming projects. It's important to test any candidate lighting systems to understand how they might…Continue
Added by earthpatrol on October 7, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments
One of the great things about using drones to map areas is that you can do the same mapping mission many times, showing change over time. But it's sometimes hard to merge that data into Google Earth for viewing. Thankfully, the team at the Google Earth blog…Continue
Added by Chris Anderson on October 7, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Hello after a long time,
I have been working about my previous post in my spare time and i have decided to work on new board to expand my playground.
Now i am working on a sensor board that includes inemo imu module, gps receiver, pressure, humudity and temperature sensors. as…Continue
Added by Alican Kurutepe on October 7, 2015 at 1:43pm — No Comments
The Humanitarian UAV Mission I spearheaded in Nepal a couple weeks ago was just…Continue
Added by Patrick Meier on October 7, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
I had this idea in mind for a long time now, and when I heard about the Mimic from Freefly, I decided to do it for real. This is also part of some small projects I did about all the ways you can connect an Arduino to your radio transmitter to extend his capabilities.
So let's start with the Mimic, you can see here in action:…
Sam Weiss and I have put together a short, 30 minute course on designing aircraft for specific missions. Would you mind watching these three 10-minute videos and leaving some feedback? We're looking specifically for comments and suggestions of what areas within aircraft design are not well understood or are the most…
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announces the largest civil penalty the FAA has proposed against a UAS operator for endangering the safety of our airspace.
The FAA proposes a $1.9 million civil penalty against SkyPan International, Inc. of Chicago. Between March 21, 2012, and Dec. 15, 2014, SkyPan…Continue
Finally getting around to posting about our successful test of our Multi-Point Repeater aircraft last August.
Basically we were able to fly a Quad Mission relaying the mavlink data via our repeater aircraft, itself in an autonomous mission 400ft above. Both the Quad…Continue
We’re excited to announce that our
subscription based CADDrones.com community is now FREE for anyone to join. All members now have full access to every page and feature free of charge. Now that we are no longer subscription based we will not have the available resources to hire contractors for the needed positions. Our goal is to make CAD,…
Added by Joshua Johnson on October 6, 2015 at 12:33am — No Comments
If you answered yes to both of those questions, then this post is for you.
I've always had a special fondness for the Sony QX-1 and decided to rig up a contraption that would let me…Continue
Hello DIY Drones Community:
I have come up with some interesting articles regarding UAV legislation and projected sales for the upcoming holiday season that might affect the use of drones for regular folk and businesses.
Jason Koebler of Motherboard.com wrote an…Continue
In the market for several years,…Continue
Added by Egor_FPV3DCam on October 5, 2015 at 11:05am — No Comments
After a couple months of testing by the community, Tower v3.2.0 has been released on the Google Play store for use by the general public!
This release requires the latest…Continue
From the latest issue of Make Magazine, a great profile of the Syria Airlift project, which is using inexpensive APM:Plane powered aircraft to train refugees to deliver food and medical aid in Syria and other war-torn…Continue
SIGGRAPH Asia 2015
I stumble upon this thing today.
Could be a good (great?) camera platform for UAV.
What do you guys think?
More: Google: Olympus Air
MatrixPilot got upgraded with the helical turn method. I changed my code to follow this development.
To add the auto land function, i needed better brake control. After that i created the auto landing script.
The codebase has moved to Git. My code is here:…
Added by GliderUAV on October 2, 2015 at 10:28am — No Comments