By Evan Ackerman
Last week, NASA and AUVSI invited a carefully selected, elite group of media (which obviously included IEEE Spectrum) to take a tour of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems programs at NASA Dryden. The Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC)…Continue
Hey DIY! We just came home from AUVSI in Washington DC and had a great time! We saw a ton of fantastic aircraft and met a lot of great people, doing awesome things for the drone community! Here are a couple photos from our walks around the show. Our number one question we were asked first, when people saw our 3DR…Continue
AUVSI just published their latest Mission Critical publication. I would recommend reading the entire publication but since I am involved with the image processing of agriculture through my AgPixel software, I will just feature the KSU Ag research section of the publication here and you can read the rest via the links at the bottom.…Continue
At the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) 11th annual Student Unmanned Air Systems (SUAS) Competition held at the Patuxent Naval Air Station, the Cornell University Unmanned Air Systems Team (CUAir) came in first place.
Team Lead Phillip Tischler said of the team’s win at the competition, “it was a great victory not just for the team members, but also for everyone involved - our sponsors, the Cornell community, and friends and…Continue
According to popular Swedish newspaper 'Dagens nyheter':
Drone associated today with the battlefield but in the future it over the…Continue
Added by Dimitar Kolev on March 29, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments
The Unmanned Innovations QuadCopter. They mostly focus on building custom autopilots for quads mostly but they are also working on adding support for hexa, octa, traditional helicopters. My understanding is when you buy their quad, they also give you the source code that it's flying. A very technical bunch who really seemed to know their stuff and were happy to talk about the details of quad copter control…Continue
This is the first flight video of the Embry-Riddle IARC Quadrotor. This will be our fourth year in the IARC competition, we are moving away from our award winning monocopter platform this year in favor of a quadrotor. It will be fully autonomous by the time the IARC competition rolls around this summer.
Motors: Scorpion SII-2208-1280
Props: Draganfly Innovations 8x4.5