All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAV' (323)

Stop California Bad Drone Law

I have started a petition to stop the newest California drone law. Please consider signing so safe operators can continue flying and innovating. Thank you.…


Added by Jimmy Oliver on August 28, 2015 at 5:00pm — 17 Comments

Spanish company Alpha Unmanned Systems, SL takes off in Israel


Madrid-based Alpha Unmanned Systems, SL is pleased to announce that the Volcani Center of Israel has acquired two of its Sniper Helicopter Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for use in agricultural research.…


Added by Alejandra Parada on June 23, 2015 at 5:30am — 7 Comments

Huge high-payload hexacopter

Hi everyone!

I'd like to share with you the latest development of our small team - a high-load hexacopter project.

The design is intended to be a compromise between price, power and efficiency. The frame made from locally-sourced square aluminium profiles, motors, props and ESC's ordered from…


Added by Artyom Maxim on June 14, 2015 at 10:00am — 12 Comments

CAD Drones is seeking Beta Testers and Devs who want to help finish experimental Pixhawk Parachute Feature

Hello DIY Drones Universe,

Last week we announced that we are searching for 20 Beta Testers for our NEW Drone Recovery Parachute System (Link to Beta Testers Blog Post). We've received a few dozen emails from folks interested in…


Added by Joshua Johnson on June 1, 2015 at 8:45pm — 2 Comments

NEW Drone Recovery Parachute System Looking For 20 Beta Testers!

Hello Diy Drones Universe,

Here at CAD Drones LLC we are currently looking for 20 Beta Testers of the Drone Parachute System we are now currently selling. To get this affordable product to the Drone Industry we have to have video from people sharing their success with our product! Currently…


Added by Joshua Johnson on May 21, 2015 at 2:39pm — 7 Comments

CAD Drones - NEW Drone Recovery Parachute System

Our Drone Parachute Products:

The Parachutes and Packs are made out of a durable fabric that allows you to mount a recovery parachute on your Quadcopter, Fixed Wing Plane, Model Aircraft, and even R/C Boats! They come in…


Added by Joshua Johnson on May 20, 2015 at 2:51am — 10 Comments

Fully integrated ground control station

I've mentioned on a couple of posts over the last few months that we've been hard at work developing a fully integrated ground control station and gave it the first public airing at Skytech in London last week. It is built around the patented Wing control…


Added by Sam Worthington on April 28, 2015 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

3DR Aero Intro and Flight Demo

All the craze is with multirotors these days but fixed wing aircraft have capabilities that rotorcraft do not.  There aren't many videos of the 3DR Aero in action so we put this video introduction together.  Hope you enjoy it.

It’s the perfect platform for regularly acquiring highly detailed and actionable data for large-scale operations such as…


Added by AKRCGUY on April 25, 2015 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

NDVI Wheat Crop Surveys - Behind the Scenes Video & Panoramic

The video above attempts to provide a "Behind the Scenes" view of how we are capturing the NDVI composite images while working with a local farmer and a section of his wheat crop.

The on board video, captured images, along with…


Added by Mike Governale on April 16, 2015 at 2:31pm — 8 Comments

Launch of Airware

Looks like this is the week of big UAV announcements with the launch of the Airware platform for commercial drone use.…


Added by Greg Crutsinger on April 16, 2015 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

Autonomous UAV Clustering Network

This is a quick overview of my masters research work that you might find interesting. I've been posting in the drones-discuss developer mailing list and a couple of people suggested I make a post over here for everyone to see. The associated paper is titled "Relief and Emergency Communication…


Added by Paul Bupe on April 14, 2015 at 1:23pm — 14 Comments

Our exhibition on AERO Friedrichshafen 2015

Workswell company (also known as Drone thermal camera) together with its partner Vertical Images will be exhibiting at the "air show" in Germany - AERO Friedrichshafen 2015. Together, we will present a drone thermal imaging system, ie. both…


Added by Drone thermal camera on April 12, 2015 at 1:26pm — 1 Comment

FusionFlight presents JetQuad: Jet Engine Powered Quadcopter


Added by FusionFlight on April 7, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Iris+ Mapping Tutorial and Data Set

MultiSpek Data Processing Overview from MultiSpek on Vimeo.

UAV mapping is getting easier by the day.  From agriculture to mining and construction, companies are looking for real time mapping to increase…


Added by MultiSpek on March 28, 2015 at 12:37pm — 5 Comments

UAV Challenge Medical Express rules have been released.

The UAV Challenge Medical Express rules have been released.

The Mission for 2016:

"Outback Joe is at his property in remote Queensland, Australia and has been feeling unwell. He has had a remote consultation…


Added by JB on March 21, 2015 at 7:00pm — 72 Comments

The Albatross UAV - Ready to Launch

First and foremost, we need to take a moment to acknowledge the fact that we are here because of you. Plain and simple. We love being a part of this community and have been working tirelessly to make the Albatross a reality for you.

Now that it’s almost there, we thought we would show everyone not…


Added by Applied Aeronautics on March 14, 2015 at 12:30am — 162 Comments

Thumbs up! Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines opens its doors to Philippine UAV operators.

Was glad to be part of this meeting. And here's the write-up about the recent event from one of the attendees.


(Pasay City, Philippines) - The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) recently opened its doors to a “UAV Industry Stakeholder” Conference with various…


Added by Teejay on March 1, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

DAS LAB using 3D printer technology on making rapid UAV prototyping


We started to make a lightweight, high performance, long endurance UAV airplane for multiple purposes. The features will be, live monitoring, 3D aerial mapping, thermal monitoring ect. To make an extra challenge for our self we planned to  make the air plane weight less than 1 kg and see how quickly we can make the plane.

3D print is that it allows us to print very…


Added by DAS Lab on February 26, 2015 at 6:00am — 12 Comments

Nice article in Gizmag reporting on Krossblade's SkyProwler

In the news: Nice article in Gizmag reporting on Krossblade's SkyProwler VTOL transformer UAV.

Like a quadcopter, the SkyProwler has four horizontal propellers that allow it to perform vertical take-offs and landings, and to hover in mid-air. A closer look at the technology and specifications in the article. 



Added by Katrina Rosen on February 19, 2015 at 8:30am — 16 Comments


Making maps with the help of small UAVs seems to be easy enough. However, when geometric accuracy is critical, how do you determine and state the estimated accuracy of your mapping product? One way is to establish a test bed with a redundancy of accurately surveyed check points which are used as…


Added by Walter Volkmann on February 18, 2015 at 4:37pm — 13 Comments

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