December 2017 Blog Posts (16)

Drones for Firefighting: Infographic

In the past, local authorities have complained about the irresponsible use of UAVs and issued a plea to drone hobbyists to keep their drones grounded as they can cause major delays and problems in firefighting operations. However, the responsible use of this technology can play a large part in fire departments…


Added by Jet Flora on December 15, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Tengri remote cockpit flight demo

Added by ERIC WIKRAMANAYAKE on December 15, 2017 at 4:00am — 9 Comments

DroneClash: Eight teams signed up to win the 50.000 Euro prize money

Here again an update of DroneClash.
Eight teams signed up at the last moment of the deadline! Exactly what we were aiming at.
The ticket sale ( is now officially opened,…

Added by microuav on December 13, 2017 at 12:37pm — No Comments

HYBRiX, 3 hours and 35 minutes flight time in hover

Hi all,

I would like to share our last experience. It is a flight of 3 hours and 35 minutes in hover. It is our longest flight so far, the flight is an internal test in which we did…


Added by Jose Luis Cortes on December 13, 2017 at 3:30am — 8 Comments

Getting Started with Emlid Reach RS

Hey there!

We’ve recently released the first video of Emlid Reach RS RTK GNSS Receiver Getting Started series!

The video covers the process of…


Added by Emlid on December 12, 2017 at 4:30am — No Comments

3D Robotics
Interesting insight into what bugs in jetliner autopilots look like

From a FAA alert about a bug in the Rockwell Collins autopilot that is used in many jetliners. Interesting, it's easier for them to fix the airport database that these autopilots use than the…


Added by Chris Anderson on December 12, 2017 at 12:11am — No Comments

Training video for ComNav Technology K708 GNSS OEM board

If more questions, please feel free to contact

Added by Wade Zhang on December 11, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

MAP-Tech USV Autopilot

Thought i would post a video of my MAP-Tech USV conversion done on a center console boat, All kinds of data feedback & control over I.P with less than a second delay. …


Added by BMS on December 11, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Implementing a simple Trajectory Tracking algorithm with Python

Hi everyone, I posted a new video of my series. This time we are going to write a script for tracking a circular trajectory around a waypoint that we provide using Mission Planner.

Be sure you watch the previous video about Drone Delivery as we are…


Added by Tiziano Fiorenzani on December 10, 2017 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

3D Robotics
Vision of a full-automated farm drone system

This is still in the prototype stage, but it's an inspiring vision of what farm drones could someday be

Added by Chris Anderson on December 8, 2017 at 8:35am — 6 Comments

DroneePLANE- The Professional Mapping & Surveying Drone with API

2 years ago we decided to make a professional mapping &surveying drone and not just for surveyors also with easy API's to help developers/researchers to develop…


Added by Tomi Piriyev on December 4, 2017 at 3:14am — 5 Comments

3D Robotics
University of Warwick Pixhawk-powered rescue drone team profiled by Autodesk

Impressive work by the University of Warwick, who are designing a Pixhawk-powered drone from search and rescue. Above, a test device for Pixhawk. Below, a mold for the carbon-fiber mold. …


Added by Chris Anderson on December 2, 2017 at 5:36pm — No Comments

3D Robotics
Blimpduino 2.0 getting closer!

Good news from the JJRobot/MRo collaboration: 

We got the Blimpduino control board ready! After 3 months of testing a bunch of sensors and polishing the design (thx for the help…


Added by Chris Anderson on December 2, 2017 at 1:58pm — No Comments

DJI Matrice 200 | 210 | 210 RTK Comprehensive Review

Adam Andrews from Aeroworks Productions give you the Pro's and Con's of the DJI M-200 Series of Enterprise Aircraft.

Added by AKRCGUY on December 2, 2017 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Compact Rugged Ground Control Station

It's been a while since I posted write-ups or photos of any of our latest series or batch production models here, but this system has been available since March this year, so I'm not putting this out any further.…


Added by Azjeg on December 2, 2017 at 9:56am — 8 Comments

Drone Mapping: xyHt Magazine - Flying Stockpiles - UAS Volumetrics with Arch Coal & DroneMapper


xyHt Magazine:

DroneMapper has been working with Arch Coal over the past 5 years in the development of an affordable work flow to accurately estimate coal stock pile volumetrics at the West Elk mine utilizing drone imagery collection, photogrammetric processing…

Added by JP on December 1, 2017 at 9:56am — No Comments

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