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
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
Two flights were achieved to demonstrate that multi-rotor aircraft can stay in the air carrying a payload for a long period of time. While 20 minute flights were considered long in 2014, these demonstration flights show that 1 hour flights can be the norm. Imagine the increase in commercial…Continue
The are now four models in the "T" copter series: three quads and a coaxial six - all FREE for download from thingverse.com
I've also just done a short video series following the build of the…Continue
AP: Three lawsuits have been filed today challenging the FAA interpretation that effectively blocks commercial UAV operators as well as FPV flyers of any kind.
The lawsuits were filed by the …Continue
Boeing sponsored research at MIT where Agha-mohammadi and pals have developed a new algorithm based on Partially Observable Markov Decision Processes (POMDP) that allows self monitoring of the vehicles health status in real time and alternative pathfinding, accessing recharging stations and landing zones if needed during mission execution. The paper will be presented the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and…Continue