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3D Robotics
Pixhawk Mini now just $92 on Amazon

Crazy good deal on the best autopilot for small drones and rovers. This deal won't last long.  Free shipping for Prime members.

Includes GPS, power module,…


Added by Chris Anderson on December 22, 2017 at 1:44pm — 2 Comments

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FCC fines FPV dronemaker for illegal radios

From Hackaday:

The commission just …


Added by Chris Anderson on December 21, 2017 at 12:50am — 2 Comments

Universal Adapter for DJI Cameras / Gimbals

Hi, guys,

We'd like to update you on what's happening with our universal adapter for DJI cameras (see here for more info in case you've missed it).



Added by Kristaps Brass on December 20, 2017 at 2:55am — 2 Comments

Five Biggest Commercial Drone Trends of 2017 and the Challenges Ahead

Last year at this time, I reflected back on the news and trends of the commercial drone markets of 2016 and wrote about the mixed state of affairs ahead for 2017. Throughout the year, I offered my…


Added by Colin Snow on December 19, 2017 at 10:42am — No Comments

Tattu 2s Vs 3s LiPo Battery: Which One Is Better For Mini FPV Racing Drones?

Last week I received from Gens Tattu two Li-Po batteries for review. The Tattu 2s 800 mAh and Tattu 3s 450 mAh. Firstly, I thought…


Added by Diven Parker on December 19, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

AirSim + TensorFlow = Deep Learning Fun!

Originally developed as an MAV flight simulator, Microsoft's AirSim program recently added the ability to drive a simulated  car.  Although my own interests lie on the MAV side,  students in my recent AI / Deep Learning…


Added by Simon D. Levy on December 18, 2017 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

MAAXX Europe: Autonomous Drone Racing Championship

What is MAAXX Europe?

MAAXX challenges competitors to design, build and race autonomous drones against each other. The rules…


Added by Miles Isted s'Jacob on December 18, 2017 at 4:03am — No Comments

Intelligent Electric Unmanned Helicopter "PARUS " released

At the just-concluded GUSC Unmanned Systems Conference & Expo, ZIYAN released the "PARUS ", the smallest high-performance intelligent electric unmanned helicopter in the country, arousing great concern in the industry. PARUS will surely bring about a…


Added by Yana Tang on December 18, 2017 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

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Dronecode/PX4 1.7 out now, biggest release to date

We are happy to announce the release of PX4 v1.7.0, this version comes packed with performance and quality of life improvements. With 1840 commits with the help of 76 authors and hundreds of flight hours across all of our certified hardware, this is the biggest release of PX4 to date.



Added by Chris Anderson on December 17, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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

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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

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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

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