In part 2 of this blog, I take closer look at the communication protocol, range guard and state machine of the autopilot. As with part 1, this blog post is for those who think developing drone software is interesting and would like to…Continue
The ardupilot development team is proud to announce the release of version 3.1.1 of APM:Plane. This is primarily a bugfix release with a small number of new features.
The main bug fixed in this release is a bug that could affect saving parameters and mission items in the FRAM/eeprom storage of…
APM addicts will be happy to hear that we've been working hard to integrate the Pixhawk as a hover controller for the FireFLY6. Our testing is now coming to a close and we expect to soon list the Pixhawk running APM:Copter as a confirmed hover…Continue
This CME has the potential to trigger significant geomagnetic activity when it reaches Earth's magnetic field during the mid-to-late hours of Sept. 12th. NOAA forecasters estimate an almost-80% chance of polar geomagnetic storms on Sept. 12-13.
May want to watch that HDOP this…Continue
From the 3DR blog:
On Tuesday, 3D Robotics announced that we’ve partnered with Intel in the development of …
As from now, you can follow the MultiWii Portal website on Facebook & Twitter.
All new multirotors, drones, airplaines or helis that you and others add to our RC aircraft repository are automatically posted to our Facebook or Twitter page.
Check it out!…
Added by Wipo on September 11, 2014 at 11:04am — No Comments
The FLIR Lepton thermal imaging camera core is now available in small quantities for $257 each at GroupGets. We created a development breakout board for rapid prototyping that is available…Continue
This large video is about the project that Murray and me have being doing in the MAST Lab. It's about doing automatic position control and trajectory tracking of a micro unmanned aerial vehicle, being more specific is our 3D printed quadrotor platform,…Continue
After after almost 9 months of application of the SurVoyeur MKII UAV system in the Etosha National Park here in Namibia, The Park and Ministry have added further to their capabilities. Two more Pilots have also completed there training this week, each on both the…Continue
Added by X-Winder on September 11, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
The AP Manager looks great! I've backed it.
ContinueImprove your flight-safety by adding redundancy with the intelligent bridge between two independent running autopilots in your RC-model…
I show you my pneumatic launcher for my skywalker X8.
Why a pneumatic launcher ? Because I think it's a funniest idea than a bungee launcher et technically more interesting.
It's works like the mini uav launcher system.
Air tank -> QEV -> air cylinder -> pulley -> trolley -> airplane
A 12V pump pressure the air tank with a…
Just want to share my scratch built FPV quad made with my new CNC machine :) Called "the butterfly" name picked by my Fiance
This was my first CNC project I gave myself.. It has been a great learning experience learning all the different techniques required to design, and translate that design…Continue
I would like to share my latest project with you guys, Above is a Short video montage I made.
There is currently an auction for a dev edition Iris that showed up on someones property.Continue
This SimonK ESC built in upgrade port make you configure and upgrade firmware easier.