As a harbinger for the Paramount film “Star Trek – Into Darkness”, starting in May in Europe’s cinemas, last night a swarm of 30 mini-helicopters equipped with the LED lights drew the Star Trek logo into the skies over London. The choreography for the show was developed by Ars Electronica Futurelab from Linz (Austria).…Continue
Lots of things have happened since the last blog post. I've worked very hard to improve the stability of the "FPV" ground station software with excellent success. The first version 1.0 has gone live on the AppStore last week, after a long review time by Apple. I'm now already in the final testing phases to release version 1.1, due next week. This will have important…Continue
i think i'm going to fly this one as a motor glider, we've got an autopilot and servos for another one on the way so i think i'll build another for a downward facing camera. i've just started a full time job though so i won't have all day every day to devote to this. i'll get the pan tilt video done soon but it will be a few days yet. sorry!…Continue
This week end we doing…Continue
Added by Roberto Navoni on March 23, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
The length of the model car is the smallest in the world is only 0285 mm, more or less the equivalent of a grain of sand.In order to achieve such a model of formula 1 car it took less than 4 minutes.. It was made up of 100 microscopic layers, each consisting of 200 lines as…Continue
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Step by step process to load firmware to your APM. Actually not too difficult, finding the COM port is probably the hardest step.
Over the next few weeks/months I'll be doing a large set of videos like this one, see the full complete series here: …Continue
From the Verge article posted a few days back... I think the video in the article deserves it's own post, a nice array of points and opinions in…Continue
Just in... looks to be of good quality aluminium but comes without the driver circuitry.
It will be for sale on the 8/April and costs $95.99.
Here is the link...…Continue
Here is another update on the development of the DroidPlanner Android GCS. To download the app go to Google Play, and consider donating to the project by purchasing the …Continue
- The reason to build this project is only one: JUST FOR FUN so please don't ask whats the point, there is no point besides that one, We here at AV AirFilms have fun too...
- I'd rather be flying to record this, but the pilot wasn't home…
For a while I was looking for a way to transport my hexacopter. Recently however, I found a site where I could build my own foam transport tool. The web to print shop showed me the output of the final product, which I had designed myself. In the video you can see the end result.
From the awesome Nodecopter team:
The Summer of Drones is an epic series of up to 34 Nodecopter community events to take place in North America and Europe from June to September…
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given the Arlington (Texas) Police Department permission to use two small helicopter UAVs. The FAA did lay…
I just ran across this this morning on Engadget, Wired online. It immediately struck me as almost a "holy grail" of tablets to use for a ground control station. It has plenty of buttons, and 2 joysticks. We already have the excellent…Continue
One if by land, two if by sea.
I know everyone on here is totally stoked about air vehicles, and I admit they are way cooler. I'm not convinced that the air machines will really change society because they don't have the possibility of inexpensive persistence. Aircraft are such high energy machines; high…Continue
Added by Liam Honecker on March 21, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments