When I checked the store, they only had four of the 2836's but after I ordered 30 more showed up instantly so I…Continue
in this test I check a new software management of coaxial propellers.
It seems that everything works well, no micro-oscillation
I started a forum to keep some of my tangential discussions from taking up the space here.
FAA regulations - current and in process
Recreational autonomous systems
After some months of development this is the first flight of ArduPilot32 platform.
For this flight I using Arducopter 32 NG firmware. This is my porting of original code to Arm 7 Cortex A3 platform. With this micro will be available more power , more…Continue
When we started to make DIY Drones ArduCopter frames and parts we could not foresee the surprisingly strong market demand that existed for this product and the very positive response of the DIY community. Almost from the beginning, we have had a difficult time keeping up with the ever-larger orders…Continue
Fly by wire, Loiter, Autonomous Landing, Panic Mode
Doesn't appear to be open source..seems to have some familiar components though,
Pictures and Article:…
A Brigham Young student team is working on their second solar-powered UAV. The first one, shown here, didn't have enough power to climb, but now they have better solar cells.
Here are the detail:
[Note: Apologies for the low sound volume in this video. Please turn your volume up.]
This is a demonstration of the reduced Yaw Drift which is possible when sampling the gyros at 30,000 times / second (Thanks to William Premerlani for this R&D and code). Using QGroundControl and…Continue
Hey All, with the outback challenge preparations for 2011 about to heat up, the upcoming Australian air show ( http://www.airshow.net.au ) might provide us a great opportunity to meet up for some pizza/hot-dogs and a catch up.
If anyone’s interested we’ll organise a time and place, hopefully sometime during the week of the air show (1st – 6th march), whether it’s inside the grounds or just at a local…
In a year that marks the centenary of the professional firefighter in Victoria, CyberQuad sets the…Continue
Back in 1979, there was Newton... the land drone and faithful companion! Invented by Steve Hodges, a serial entrepeneur here in Boise, Idaho (where I live). Steve just recently sold…Continue
I have been working on an improved altitude estimator for a while here but have been having issues with implementation.
The theory works fine but as seen above in the FFT of the accelerometer data,…Continue
A bunch of groups (including us) are working on open source I2C ESCs, which will be cheaper, better and easier to integrate into quadcopters than commercial ESCs. Here's one such project.
This guy is also working on…Continue
Here are some links for newbies,
myself still a newbie i found these extremely beneficial,