Well, just completed my first flight on my quad, 3dr stock frame. I received a replacement ESC from 3DR today (speedy service!), programmed it and put it on. A few minutes of soldering and a LiPo battery charge later I brought it down to the basement to fly (too rainy outside). I turned it on…Continue
There seems to be a lot of concern that the opportunities for applying "good" drone technology will be limited by the fear of "bad" drones by the general public (at least in the U.S.) and with the Alitalia drone encounter the fear of restrictions on model aircraft …Continue
Please take a moment to congratulate Tom Coyle on his new position as Senior Administrator for the …
I am please to say that x6 and x7 is coming soon it looks very promising.
First off, we have an exciting announcement about the 2013 SparkFun Autonomous Vehicle Competition. After months of filling out forms, writing emails, and making phone calls, we’ve nailed down a date and location for the 2013 SparkFun AVC. The event will take place on June 8, 2013 at the Boulder Reservoir.
If you’re not familiar with the AVC, this has…Continue
From Hackaday, news of a new Indiegogo project to produce a real IR camera for less than $300 (although it needs an iPhone/Android smarthphone, too):
These devices normally cost a few…
This would be my first time doing tricks while flying..im not sure what im doing or if its good for a first time.
Added by Joshua Johnson on March 6, 2013 at 7:40pm — No Comments
Don't usually upload a lot of flights but I had been dreaming of this one for a while so I wanted to share. Enjoy!
Made this simple case for the 3dr uBlox GPS
It's made out of three parts in order to fit a reflector(shield) between the mid and bottom sections.I used thin copper plate but any conductive material should work.
Just ignore bottom…Continue
One of my projects is about establishing a solid, low-latency HD video link for FPV, SAR or surveillance and using accessible, affordable technology to do that. This is talking $4,000 for the entire setup here, which is mostly the macmini+720p goggles and which are reusable in different contexts.
The OSD is painted on the ground station (a mac mini)…Continue