S.W.A.R.M. (Search With Aerial Rc Multi-rotor) is a worldwide volunteer search and rescue network of SAR Drone Pilots dedicated to searching for missing…Continue
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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…Continue
Warm Greetings From Ridgecrest Area Convention & Visitors Bureau!
Governor Jerry Brown has recently declared Inyokern Airport An Innovation Hub for UAS…Continue
Added by kari hunter on October 10, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…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
Popular Mechanics just did a piece on UAVs that is worth a read.. there is reference to KSU's work on the farm as well.
Ah, the college years, a magical time in a young adult's life. Time to cast off secondhand opinions, explore sociology and philosophy, engage in rambunctious…
Added by LanMark on July 31, 2013 at 9:41am — No Comments
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…Continue
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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.
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Added by John Githens on July 12, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
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...…Continue
Through the eyes of a CCTV security system-
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…Continue
Hey everyone! We finally got a small shipment of these in and have a few left. Available now at www.aeroworksproductions.com Specs are available on our website.Continue
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!