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Aluminum spine for Multiplex Easy Star

Hi guys I had an opportunity build the aluminum spine to put between the 2 haves of the Multiplex Easy star this week

What I observed on you tube…

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Added by Carl La France on March 7, 2013 at 6:30pm — 8 Comments

My quad, first flight complete

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…

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Added by Michael on March 7, 2013 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments

Community Service Projects using Drones

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 …

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Added by Greg McHugh on March 7, 2013 at 11:50am — 5 Comments

Congratulations to Tom Coyle!

Please take a moment to congratulate Tom Coyle on his new position as Senior Administrator for the …

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Added by John C. on March 7, 2013 at 11:46am — 24 Comments

New Skywalker models coming

I am please to say that x6 and x7 is coming soon it looks very promising.

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Added by Christiaan van Vollenstee on March 7, 2013 at 11:00am — 10 Comments


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Sparkfun 2013 AVC Update

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.

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If you’re not familiar with the AVC, this has…

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Added by Thomas J Coyle III on March 7, 2013 at 5:30am — 4 Comments


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Vibration Reduction

                                                                 With the recent release of APM 2.9x for Arducopter, reducing vibration has…

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Added by Ted Van Slyck on March 6, 2013 at 11:14pm — 15 Comments


3D Robotics
Infrared camera for less than $300

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…

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Added by Chris Anderson on March 6, 2013 at 10:24pm — 10 Comments

My First TRICKS!

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 Charles Froschauer on March 6, 2013 at 9:00pm — 7 Comments

Announcing the DroneSpeak website

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Added by John Githens on March 6, 2013 at 4:00pm — 8 Comments

That was fun!

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!

 

Santa Monica Airlines from robert mcintosh on Vimeo.

Added by robert mcintosh on March 6, 2013 at 12:30am — 18 Comments

Bad laws would hurt good drones

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Added by Joshua Ott on March 5, 2013 at 3:37pm — 9 Comments

3d printed uBlox GPS case

Made this simple case for the 3dr uBlox GPS

thingiverse link

 

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…

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Added by zmooth on March 5, 2013 at 2:00pm — 9 Comments

www.Dronecafe.com Goes Live!

 

DroneCafe.com (Testing Phase)…

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Added by Joshua Johnson on March 5, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

HD video live streaming from a model airplane

 

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)…

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Added by Gerard Toonstra on March 5, 2013 at 8:00am — 28 Comments

MK II H frame quad now flying

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Added by Vince Hogg on March 5, 2013 at 7:55am — 54 Comments

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