With all this talk about Amazon and other less serious drone delivery concepts out there, there has been a large amount of discussion regarding the feasibility of delivering a package via drone for same day delivery or general delivery. While I don't think this is really all that feasible from a logistical or safety point of view, the…Continue
Added by healthyfatboy on August 26, 2014 at 6:17pm — No Comments
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BEND — It cost a Bend teenager about $800 in revenue from chores, yard work and birthday gifts to buy a miniature aircraft and a camera he sent aloft to capture video of a forest fire this summer that was threatening…Continue
The FAA has formed a new committee with industry participation for end-users that want to fly Beyond-Visual-line-Of-Sight (BVLOS). RCAPA was included in the list of thirty-one different industry groups to give input to the current FAA…Continue
Above is a video of a presentation we recently gave about the work we did for the World Bank in Albania. It shows that small drones are much more than toys - they have become productive tools for innovative surveyors.
Dear all: Thanks lot for all the insights, time, information and most importantly is the spirit that you all share here in DIY Drones. It is just a quick post as I am still in Borneo and not having too good internet connection. We just want to share a short (unprofessionally made) clip that we (hardly) tried to make. I hope it will give you all some information on how far…Continue
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Its that time of year Again! The time of year when grown men become antsy and giddy, as we did when we were young children during the holidays. Thats right, it is time to get in gear for Reno Air Races! As a long term spectator of the last remaining…Continue
Added by Justin Martin on August 25, 2014 at 8:05pm — No Comments
The ardupilot development team is proud to announce the release of version 2.46 of APM:Rover. This is a major release with a lot of new features and bug fixes.
This release is based on a lot of development and testing…
The ardupilot development team is proud to announce the release of version 3.1.0 of APM:Plane. This is a major release with a lot of new features and bug fixes.
The biggest change in this release is the addition of automatic terrain following. Terrain following allows the autopilot to guide the aircraft over…
Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), often known as drone is a type of aircraft that flies without a human pilot abroad. These types of vehicles are controlled by onboard computers autonomously or with help of a human-operated…Continue
Added by Lester Haines on August 25, 2014 at 1:06am — No Comments
In this post I discuss the prospects of consumer product delivery by drones and ask: How much are you willing to pay for the service? There is a survey at the end so you we all can see what the trend is. I'll post the results later. PS - this is not sponsored by Amazon.
Falcon taxing for takeoff (photo by Constantin Diehl)
Falcon Unmanned is pleased to have demonstrated Falcon and Falcon Hover at this weekends Rocky Mountain Airshow in Greeley Colorado. This was the first time in the US that a UAV without a military…Continue
Follow different frame and drone configuration : Quad , Hexa , Okto and Plane . The VR Lab Team and member of Virtualrobotix community test all this configuration and send…Continue
Hi DIY Community,
I would like to share this video with some of the things we've done in one year of development of the project…Continue
Added by lot on August 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Due to a lack of Crowdsourcing experience and an unreachable goal, The BE High School Tech Club Kickstarter was unsuccessful. Of our 1000$ goal, we raised 286$. With 6 days to go, it is not going to happen. But thanks to all who donated! DIYDrones was our single biggest supporter, at 43% by pledge…Continue