Let’s savor our final look back at AVC 2016: It’s time for the final recap video for the Power Racing Series and Autonomous Power Racing Series events! If you enjoy watching full-grown adults in costumes strap themselves to souped-up Power Wheels…
Added by Chris Anderson on October 24, 2016 at 10:02am — No Comments
That's a tough controls problem! From Popular Science:
The sight of flying umbrellas, changing altitude with a fluttering rhythm, looks more like an animated Disney scene than graduate work by a…
Added by Chris Anderson on October 24, 2016 at 9:21am — No Comments
We are testing the RTK GPS receiver from Septentrio, the AsteRX-m UAS with ArduCopter 3.4. The GPS can be used to land accurate as shown in the first part of our video. The land location was logged and loaded into the waypoint file in Mission Planner. In the second part we show an autonomous transportation of a…Continue
Added by Stijn Debecker on October 24, 2016 at 7:37am — No Comments
just wanted to show off our new thermal camera for UAVs.
Lighter than a GoPro this dual thermal setup features Flir Lepton sensor and a reference RGB camera. It is the smallest and most affordable drone thermal camera made specifically for airborne use. Plug-and-play with any analog video…Continue
Hi! Version 1.1 was just released of SidePilot, the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter and PX4 (formerly called iMavlink).
New features include:
after uploading my initial design, I got several feedbacks. So I tried some configurations, and finally came up with this Rev3 design. The major difference is that the video TX antenna is between camera and…Continue
I remember a time a few years back where we DIYer's where leading the way in drone advancement, It was here where I was first presented with an autopilot, Before that It never even crossed my mind that commercialy affordable autopilots would ever be available. Since then There has been a huge advace in the technology, both from us diyer's and comercialy.
Im not really electronicly…Continue
Disclaimer: I was lucky enough to have been given one of the first prototypes as I helped in the design of the plane.
More info from :…Continue
Since Windows 10 has Ubuntu as his new partner, I have been using the new Ubuntu bash for compile the ArduPilot code. Before this, a Virtual Machine was needed if you wanted to join Linux with Windows; for all is known that this way is a bit frustrating when you want to get…Continue
I have finally written up an article on our successful Outback Challenge 2016 entry
The members of CanberraUAV are home from the Outback Challenge and life is starting to return to…
This year our hosting network, Ning, has been through a lot, including horrible performance issues in the first part of the year that…Continue
Hey everyone, I would love to get your opinions on this concept...
I am working on a rotary wing design, and this is a monocopter version of it. It has only two moving parts, the two propellers. The two props drive the wing around an avionics hub while also controlling the pitch of the wing…Continue
Basically I was inspired by the Jellybean X nano…Continue
From the Local Motors blog, a report from the first bench testing of the 1/4 scale prototype of the Airbus Cargo Drone Challenge winner, which will debut at the Commercial…Continue
Originally published in…Continue
Friends, I'm creating a DIY rover process on the blog http://solverover.blogspot.com/ with all the step by step guide and process.. I hope you like it...Continue
Hi everyone, I am the maker of the very first LEGO drone which I initially used an APM flight controller. Later I got with my friend Nick and we made our first Kickstarter with a full sized drone. But since then the FAA started requiring registration and for kids it was a little too much. Also since then there has been a lot of other LEGO based mini quads. The problems with all the ones I have seen so far was they were all brushed motors, 1-2 min flight times and worse,…Continue