I used Black RTV Silicone to keep the compass from moving during hard landings and wrecks. I also used 2 header plastics to make sure my compass isn't to close to the…Continue
ABB, the world's biggest industrial automation company, is promoting a very impressive humanoid concept platform called FRIDA. I want it real bad. From IEEE Spectrum Automation Blog
"Traditional industrial robots are big, expensive,…Continue
Practically everyone knows that the nev version of APM was released about a month ago, it's still beta now, however a lot of DIYDrones` community members moved on it and have some issues, misunderstandings, and so on during the tests. I was also among them. Finally, I have conducted all the major…Continue
I found this video to be an excellent tutorial for prop. balancing and wanted to share it. Hope it help a lot of our members to solve vibration issues etc.
"...I dont work for horizon hobby and i'm not saying or encouraging to buy products from this distributor..." before some one jumps and say something... lol :)
Airframe #1 – Flight #1 – Who’s the U-boat Commander?
To make a long story short…Flew, crashed and ended up floating in the irrigation ditch.
After 2 weeks of 20 gusting to 50 winds I finally got a chance to fly… Winds were calm, a beautiful…
With SIRIUS I we present a fully integrated orthofoto UAS (Unmanned Aerial System). The system enables everyone to simply obtain aerial images and calculate orthofotos and three dimensional elevation models out of the image data.
An orthofoto is an geometrically corrected aerial image such that the scale is uniform. These pictures are necessary for applications such as easy and fast documentation of construction sites, disaster areas, survey of…
For more info. here is the full article.
As we all know when…Continue
According to Federal "Report on DOT Significant Rulemaking" published April 14, 2011; the proposed SUAS rules were due in the Secretary of Transportation's Office (OST) April 14, 2011. No change…Continue
Added by Duane Brocious on April 17, 2011 at 6:38pm — No Comments
If you want to have six modes, you'll probably have to configure your RC transmitter to do this. That's usually accomplished by mixing a two position switch and a three position switch on your transmitter.
However, no example is given as to how this mix might work. In the comments to this blog post…Continue
this is the video of first flight of Multipilot32 that use ArdupiratesNg32 rev. 2.01 firmware.
I ported to Multipilot the 8bit firmware , change all the library necessary to firmware and doing some small patch on original firmware.
At the moment i fly in stable mode + configuration with this PID (3.00 , 0.150 , 0.900)
As sensor i use Oilpan , in the firmware i don't yet activate GPS , BARO and Magnetometer , i doing some…Continue
Added by Roberto Navoni on April 17, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Just in case you missed it in one of my other posts, joystick control is now working via my GCS. I need to write up a "proper" wiki page on how to use it, but here are the basics.
Download my GCS here: http://code.google.com/p/happykillmore-gcs/downloads/list
Edit your APM_Config.h file and add this:
#define ALLOW_RC_OVERRIDE ENABLED
Once you have your…
Here's the complete folder with IAR EW ARM project files.
|Manufacturer's Part Number:||28015N|
After experimenting with several dead-reckoning algorithms over the past 2 years, I finally have a simple…Continue
The ITG3200 started its blog on good terms. Turns out there's no deadband, but you get a level of 8 bit quantization when reading the analog results in I2C burst mode.
The US Senate has named their members for the conference committe for the joint FAA Reauthorization…Continue