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!
Added by Thomas J Coyle III on April 7, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments
Follow up from my recent post :
A Great week for all attendants and a glorious 2day for all DIYDrones members and APM users & Devs!!
With glad, i…Continue
Added by James on March 31, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Concept Drawing/Rough Draft Sketch…Continue
AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration.
ACTION: Notice of public engagement session.
Here is an excerpt from a NBC News article that has been linked to from the home page:
In 1917, Charles Kettering invented the Kettering Bug in Dayton, Ohio. Conceived as a flying torpedo, versions of it were tested but never used by the…
For those who dont know ASPRS, is The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
On their 2013 Annual conference call for abstracts, gladly they included Unmanned Aerial Vehicles!!
And here we go! After almost 3 years of…Continue
This was a quick test at Dolphin Research Center to see if a peduncle band if visible from the air using low cost equipment. The dolphins have been trained to wear the bands. The peduncle bands are used in case of a hurricanes to be able to identify the dolphins if they get washed out to sea in a storm. Because the dolphins do not have the skills needed to feed themselves…Continue
This is Episode 7 - UAS - Telemetry
DroneCafe - The…Continue
Here a video of an autonomous flight with a Maxi Swift flying wing fully piloted by the firmware ArduPlaneNG v2.x R5 with an All In One Pro (AIOP) full IMU board.This is a porting of the ArduPlane v2 (v2.4+v2.5) firmware and special addons and improvements for the AIOP board that I have added.
The wind was 15 km/h gusting 22 km/h. The flight…
Here a video of a full autonomous test flight of my Easyglider e-Glider piloted by the firmware ArduPlaneNG v2.x R4 and an AIOP (All In One Pro) full IMU board.This is a porting of the official ArduPlane v2 firmware with special addons and improvements for the AIOP board that I have…Continue
Added by Jean-Louis Naudin on August 2, 2012 at 10:48am — No Comments
Here a video of a test flight of the ArduCopterNG v2.7 with the All In One Pro IMU board (AIOP). The official release of the ArduCopter v2.7 firmware for APM has been ported and tested successfully in flight on a quadcopter with an All In One Pro (AIOP) v1.0 full IMU on board by Jean-Louis…Continue
Added by Jean-Louis Naudin on July 29, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
ARIA and ReAllocate.org are seeking an UAV expert interested in the development of an UAS (an Unmanned Aerial System = UAV + Base station) for a project at the Burning Man festival. For this project, we will be delivering a system that is capable of tracking a person (via GPS enables tracker) and…Continue