Although I have been here for years, this is my first blog post and I would like to present yet another attitude estimator which I have been working in my M.Sc. Thesis. A friend of mine and me have developed an autopilot, but this is for another post. However you can find details about it in the thesis at the end of the post. For…Continue
Electro-Optical devices sells kits and spare parts to build a real, far-ranged LIDAR ranger, such as: nanosecond timer,…Continue
UAV Optimsed for Photogrammetry…Continue
After XAircraft successfully launched new four axis aircraft X450 and X650 last year, its new generation aerocraft will be released on 15th July. This new type quadcopter has been named officially: X650 Value (Best Value Version) and X450 Pro (Enhanced Version). X650 Value has two versions: 4 propeller(X4 model) and 8 propeller(X8 model). And plus “-4″ and “-8″…Continue
Added by infmetry on July 14, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments
The full story is here By R Colin Johnson, EE Times -- EDN, July 13, 2011…Continue
I've been a long time lurker on this website, checking it almost daily. The last couple of months i was working on my bachelors project which consisted of designing from scratch an autopilot for a RC glider. During that time, this website proved to be invaluable and i would like to share my work hoping…Continue
A new Brookings Institute report with some worrying recommendations. The authors, who would put "Open Source" in a locked box, probably don't even know this stuff is so easily acquired from many different sources. Please visit the link and give input.Cyber-Physical Attacks and Drone Strikes: The Next Homeland Security Threat
xyz Point cloud DEM
6 cm GSD Orthorectified…Continue
The current generation APM board is based on the APM2560, which has 256k of flash instead of the 128k of flash of the APM1280. As…Continue
What do you think about making a variable pitch quad with Trex 600 tail rotor assambly parts.
It's using a outrunner motor and a servo for each 70cm blade.
It's also for sale(around 400$)…Continue
So I have been waiting to fly this geobat plane I built for over a month now. I have previously been too nervice with all my unseccessful RC flights with numerous just RC planes...But today was different, I walked out side, notices little to no wind and thought... TODAY'S THE DAY!
I have both an onboard camera, and a ground camera to see everything thats happening!
The Maiden flight of the Beeler UAV Part 10…Continue
Added by Dimitar Kolev on July 12, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
yes, I did it : pilot two planes at the same time :p
The main plane is a FunCub equipped with UavDevBoard and on board tracking video camera.
The second plane is a stock EasyStar, carrying another UavDevBoard, only to send its position.
I took off with the FunCub and put it in autonomous mode. Me having in my…Continue
New at Mouser, This module needs an antenna.
The popular DIY Drones Telemetry Kit is back in stock and better than ever! It now includes a custom XtreamBee adapter-to-APM cable. No more fiddling around with jumper cables and having to check if one fell off (or…Continue
It was such a cool place to fly FPV. My favorite flight was probably when I got to chase the airboat.
I knew tigers were big but until you meet one face to face you can’t really imagine how massive and powerful they really are. Luckily this tiger was super well trained and were more like a big cat than a fierce killer.
The alligators really wanted…