All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAS' (90)

Travelling with an Unmanned Aerial System

Hello Everyone,

Then Aerial Vista Challenge Team has been very busy getting things arranged for the wildlife challenge.  We are making progress and are blogging more about it soon.  In fact we are setting out a new mission that we will talk a bit about in this blog and we are…


Added by Toby Lankford on April 15, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

NMSU and USDA performs UAS Flights in Las Cruces, NM


Neat story. I am the BAT 4 External pilot for the mentioned flights. I am holding the R/C controller: Very interesting study. Take a look.

Video: …


Added by Joseph on April 11, 2014 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Get a College Degree in "Drone"


The FAA has picked Nevada as one of six unmanned aerial systems (UAS) testing sites.

UNLV College of Engineering's Dean Dr. Rama Venkat said the university's professors and students will help lead the way in research, testing and…


Added by X-Winder on March 27, 2014 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Distributor - A community of pilots donating their time and aircraft for the greater good -

S.W.A.R.M. (Search With Aerial RMulti-rotor) is a worldwide volunteer search and rescue network of SAR Drone Pilots dedicated to searching for missing…


Added by AKRCGUY on January 8, 2014 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Victorian UAS Training to open its doors in Australia

Posted on behalf of Victorian UAS Training.

Victorian UAS Training -…


Added by Philip on January 5, 2014 at 9:00pm — 16 Comments

Etosha Natiola Park, Namibia, receives first UAS and Pilot completes training.

Gabriel Shatumbu, A qualified Pilot, receives his competency certification for the SurVoyeur mk-II UAS .

Etosha National Park in Northen Namiba received their first Wide Horizons SurVoyeur mk-II UAS yesterday. The Pilot completed his training on Friday. The system consists of the 2.6meter wingspan SurVoyeur mk-II aircraft , stabilized steerable Infra-Red gimballed camera ( FLIR TAU-2) and an 18mpixel stills camera also with video…


Added by Gisela & Joe Noci on December 21, 2013 at 1:30pm — 8 Comments

CAL UAS DAY - Inyokern, Ca. Please see flyer!!!

CAL UAS Day in Inyokern, Ca. Nov 16, 2013!

Warm Greetings From Ridgecrest Area Convention & Visitors Bureau!

 Governor Jerry Brown has recently declared Inyokern Airport An Innovation Hub for UAS…


Added by kari hunter on October 10, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

RC and UAS in the classroom


I am new to this forum but have been involved with RC models for many many years. I am currently working on a Kickstarter campaign to promote RC technologies, aircraft design and autonomous flight in the classroom. It is synchronous that I found this article about doing good with…


Added by Joe Falconer on September 4, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Who is thinking about civilian drones, UAVs?

Currently there are many, diverse viewpoints and views about the evolving, civilian unmanned vehicle systems (UVS) industry. You may be interested in the overview we developed in THIS…


Added by John Githens on August 9, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Diploma Thesis on UAV Completed

Hello everybody,

Yesterday I successfully supported my diploma thesis on the development of a UAS. It was an all-around research, from navigation algorithms to hardware development. In all, the nature of the thesis was an experimental one.

The .pdf can be found on this…


Added by Georacer on July 26, 2013 at 1:30am — 9 Comments

DIY Drones blog posts – April 2013


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Added by John Githens on July 23, 2013 at 4:16pm — 4 Comments

British CAA issue one of the first air safety notices for UAS's

The below Safety Notice is in relation to the UAS crash at one of Britan's X Factor auditions


Dear UAS Operator,

As a current permission holder for aerial work, we are sending you this email to inform you of a recently issued Safety Notice.  Safety Notices and Information Notices are issued by the CAA with the aim of improving flight safety.



Added by Greg on July 18, 2013 at 9:00am — 11 Comments

DIY Drones blog posts – March 2013


(Similar, previous blog posts: January 2013; February 2013.)

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Added by John Githens on July 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

January 2013 blog posts


Have you been frustrated while searching the DIY Drones blog posts? You may be interested in THIS page that we made after reviewing all 250 blog posts of January 2013.…


Added by John Githens on July 2, 2013 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

CASA looking into drones in Australia

I copied this from a news article on nineMSN (link to article below)... Once again the key concern appears to be people looking into other peoples back yards... I haven't seen anyone draw attention to the potential danger in having a cowboy crash into a crowd, into traffic or destroy property...…


Added by Jesse on May 29, 2013 at 6:00am — 25 Comments

Interesting way to view a quad....

Through the eyes of a CCTV security system-

Added by AKRCGUY on May 20, 2013 at 12:33pm — 1 Comment

X-8 Maiden Flight - Prop Strike - Crash (SafetyTip)

I finally got around to the X-8 maiden flight.  Nice day, gentle breeze, batteries charged and ready to go.  Things went as well as they could for a first flight.  The plan was to take off in manual, trim things out, then try stabilize and maybe even RTL.  Unfortunately when I switched to Stabilize the plane leveled then seemed unresponsive to my control…


Added by AKRCGUY on May 2, 2013 at 4:00pm — 35 Comments

Perfect UAV platform?.. The RVJET is finally here!

Hey everyone!  We finally got a small shipment of these in and have a few left.  Available now at  Specs are available on our website.

Available in Black and White!…


Added by AKRCGUY on April 29, 2013 at 10:32pm — 16 Comments

Positive CNN press coverage for UAS, UAVs

In the middle of a national debate on the value of commercial UAS usage I found it refreshing to see a positive spin from a major news outlet.  The video leads in with a snippet about event security and then moves to show off some neat applications that many of us have seen in the past.  All in all a positive showing on CNN.  We need more of these!


All the…


Added by Chris Hilton on April 28, 2013 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

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