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3DR Robotics group flight

Here is 3D Robotics centric group flight. Iris+ and his grandpa 3DR Quad on a mission. Playing around with scenario to cover large area with multiple vehicles simultaneously. Can be handy for Search&Rescue, surveyors and others.

Additionally you can see a proximity warnings in UgCS in action. These can use ADS-B as a source as…


Added by Janis Kuze on November 17, 2014 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

2014 ASME Student Design Competition finishes

(Excerpt below is from this press release)

"(Montreal, Canada) November 17, 2014

Eighteen teams of…


Added by John Githens on November 17, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Biodegradable drone made out of fungus and bacteria melts away when it crashes

Biodegradable drone made out of fungus and bacteria melts away when it crashes…


Added by elad orbach on November 17, 2014 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

Heat joints CFRP

Here you can see an interesting Al union for CFRP or composites joints. Al+CFRP glue. A-Al heat by solenoid.

Added by Jonatan Domenech on November 17, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Small UAV Market - Global Forecast to 2014 - 2020

The Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (SUAV) market forecast report offers a complete analysis of the market across the forecast period of six years from 2014 to 2020. It provides an analysis of the factors that drive the market, restrain the growth of the market, and the challenges faced by the industry.

The major factors driving the SUAV market…


Added by Steve Stark on November 17, 2014 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

DIY Drones has reached the 60,000 Members Mark!!!!

  It's customary and traditional that we celebrate the addition of every 1,000 new members here and share the traffic stats. This time we have a really special occasion to celebrate as we have reached the 60,000 member mark!!!!

Congratulations to Carlos Abreu, of Missoula, Montana USA, who became our 60,000th…


Added by Thomas J Coyle III on November 17, 2014 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Woman snapped sunbaking by real estate drone

In one hot off the press...

A BOARD showing a G-string-clad woman has been removed after she became the accidental attraction in a real estate advertising campaign for a house sale in Victoria, Australia.

An ambitious agent enlisted a drone to take an aerial photograph of the property, which includes a sweeping…


Added by David Anders on November 17, 2014 at 1:47am — 35 Comments

Does DJI’s New Drone Hit the Target Market?

This post also appears in sUAS News ‘The Market‘.


I think it’s futuristic – the drone that is.  The camera, on the other hand, is another story.



Added by Colin Snow on November 16, 2014 at 9:23pm — 27 Comments

Sunk DJI Phantom Found In The Ocean After One Year

sunk phantom found 2

We have heard about the news of a…


Added by Bob on November 16, 2014 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

VR PAD Station 2.1.0 for Pad and Smartphone support APM , PIXHAWK , VRBRAIN . Preview of new advanced feature that will be available in the next release.

In this video is possible to see, the first long range test of  one of advanced functionality that  will be available in a new pro revision of VR Pad station , with this feature is possible recive in realtime a streaming in h.264 with latency near 300  ms. The new feature support : Wifi - 3G - 4G LTE .…


Added by Roberto Navoni on November 16, 2014 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

A quick 360° glimpse of Tacloban, one year after Yolanda

From our blog:

Anibong, Tacloban (Nov 8, 2014) - Exactly one year after Yolanda (Haiayan), the people of Tacloban had started re-building their houses, their lives, and slowly starting to see light at the end of the tunnel.…


Added by clearskiesph on November 16, 2014 at 9:29am — 1 Comment

UDP Video Receiver for Android released on GooglePlay

With UdpVideo Lite it is possible to use an Android device to receive full screen MJPEG streams on port 5678. You can send MJPEGs of any dimensions to it, up to 64k in size per frame.

It works beautifully with any 3D goggles for Android, including Google Cardboard and…


Added by MadMax on November 16, 2014 at 6:30am — 15 Comments

VR micro Brain 5: The VRX uBrain Radio Telemetry module lite is available .

This is a video example of how you can add the telemetry module to VR micro brain and test the board with VR Pad Station. Now is possible to connect directly VR micro brain and VR micro Gimbal to VR Pad Station by a usb OTG cable.

These are the board developed by VR Lab : VR micro Gimbal , VR Multi Constellation GPS 8  ,VR Micro Brain…


Added by Roberto Navoni on November 15, 2014 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Easy Drone final test and packaging showcase

Preorders at

Added by Ivan Stamatovski on November 15, 2014 at 11:47am — 4 Comments

Amazon is hiring drone pilots


Calling all drone pilots.

Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) is looking…


Added by Thomas J Coyle III on November 15, 2014 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

APM:Rover 2.47 Released

The ardupilot development team is proud to announce the release of version 2.47 of APM:Rover. This is a minor bug fix release. The most important change in this release is the fixing of the skid steering support but there have been a number of fixes in other areas as well.

Full changes list for this…


Added by Grant Morphett on November 14, 2014 at 9:03pm — 7 Comments

Contra-rotating rotors as plan B Update of the Humming Man Project

Dear All,

As we are now have finished the belt drive design as you can see, we are now in the making of it. Once we have tested one unit we can see how it functions, (acceleration, control, stress, vibrations, etc..). But yes always there is to be 

a plan B. And good to advance in that direction too. That craft would be configured just like the original see earlier blog. But at each end iso one e…


Added by Winfried Rijssenbeek on November 14, 2014 at 11:40am — 11 Comments

DJI T600 Inspire - Hobbyking

This DJI mutirotor is going to flood the market and with a price tag of $2,899.00 will…


Added by Christiaan van Vollenstee on November 14, 2014 at 5:25am — 64 Comments

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