All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAV' (341)

International UAV TURKEY Competition

TUBITAK, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, is organizing an international UAV competition, UAV TURKEY between 21-25 September 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. …


Added by Cengiz Karaagac on January 31, 2016 at 11:42am — No Comments

PointBox (Beta)

Dear community: Geobit is delighted to introduce PointBox, a new service to publish and share point cloud…


Added by José on January 25, 2016 at 10:34am — 3 Comments

Pirates! UAV Solutions violates Open Source Licenses

I noticed earlier today that William Davidson was promoting UAV Solutions as a place to purchase telemetry radios. Just as Tridge called out Paul Whitespy from Ready to Fly Quads…


Added by Craig Elder on January 23, 2016 at 12:00pm — 120 Comments

DroneSpeak to go offline starting 1 March 2016

To DIY Drones (DIYD) Members and website visitors:  I am planning to terminate hosting of, to focus on applying drone systems to address urgent problems with…


Added by John Githens on January 17, 2016 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments

Pipeline inspection with UAV thermal diagnostics


Pipeline – this is defined as a “special form of transport used to transport liquids (i.e. liquids and gases), or liquid mixtures with solid particles”. The issue of thermographic pipeline inspection applies to…


Added by Drone thermal camera on January 16, 2016 at 8:31am — 12 Comments

1BitSquared launches German Store

1BitSquared has just launched their German online store. This is the first dedicated Paparazzi UAV hardware supplier in Europe.…


Added by Piotr Esden-Tempski on January 12, 2016 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Thermodiagnostics of flat roofs with Workswell AIRvision


Flat roofs were originally built in areas with low rainfall. For example, they can be found in the architecture of Egypt, Babylon and Mesopotamia. They appeared in the Central Europe with the discovery of the processing of…


Added by Drone thermal camera on January 11, 2016 at 3:00am — 6 Comments

BeastTX - Let's redefine the way to fly!

Merry Christmas and a happy new year!

We are almost ready to start with our all-in-one solution, the BeastTX, at Kickstarter. At the same time we introduce a new productline for automated flights. The D.O.C (Drone Operation Controller) is not a simple remote-control. It combines the groundstation, remote-control,…


Added by Martin von Kameke on December 24, 2015 at 3:30pm — 12 Comments

A revolution is coming... in the area of thermal imaging systems

What about extremely compact and with low weight thermal imaging system for drones that you can control even better than most handheld thermal cameras? And we don't talk about control on the earth (via keybord) but during thy fly via your very standard RC controller.

We talk about "full value" thermal imaging…


Added by Drone thermal camera on December 17, 2015 at 9:26am — 13 Comments

New UAV App MyROZ Creates unofficial airspace and connects recreational UAV pilots

MyROZ is a new UAV/ drone operations interactive application which builds unofficial operational airspace for its users and enables pilot interaction.


MyROZ originates from the aviation term “ROZ” which stands for Restricted Operating Zone. Its foundational purpose is to not…


Added by Nimsay Montgomery on December 15, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) by Embry-Riddle Worldwide

Free Course about Drone or UAS safety and Operation


Unmanned Aerospace Systems (UAS) –

Key Concepts for New Users

Free Course about Drone or UAS safety and Operation

In January, Embry-Riddle Worldwide will offer its fifth MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) to anyone with an Internet connection and a desire to learn about aviation. And it is free!

The course, “Unmanned Aerospace Systems (UAS) - Key Concepts for New Users,” runs from Jan. 11 to 24. Register now.

The increasing popularity of UAS…


Added by Albert Pienaar on December 8, 2015 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Successful flight test of hybrid gas+electric VTOL UAV: HYBRiX

This is the crazy project that kept us busy lately at Quaternium: a hybrid electric+gas multirotor with range extender, inspired by Hybrid cars, such as BMWi3.

Our goal is to overcome the endurance limitations of an electric multicopter, while keeping the multirotor platform we are so enthusiastic about. This VTOL UAV has 2.5 hr estimated flight time with payload, and around 4 hours endurance…


Added by Jose Luis Cortes on November 18, 2015 at 12:00pm — 43 Comments

From Culpeper to Copenhagen: A Week in Transatlantic Humanitarian UAV Trainings

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On a wide, flat western Virginia field, home to the Culpeper Barnstormers radio controlled aircraft club, a bright white DJI Phantom 3 hovers in the afternoon sun like some oversized insect from the future. One of our colleagues…


Added by Andrew Schroeder on November 11, 2015 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

Subscription Based CAD Drones Community Is Now FREE!

We’re excited to announce that our subscription based community is now FREE for anyone to join. All members now have full access to every page and feature free of charge. Now that we are no longer subscription based we will not have the available resources to hire contractors for the needed positions. Our goal is to make CAD,…


Added by Joshua Johnson on October 6, 2015 at 12:33am — No Comments

Montana's Bridger Cup drone race showcases Montana's drone industry

BOZEMAN, Mont. -

Drones raced and crashed at the first annual Bridger Cup drone flying competition Saturday. It was all good fun but the technology that powers drones can make them a lot more than toys. Tech giants like Amazon are looking to drones to change the way they deliver to customers.

Big Sky UAV CEO, Pepper Petersen, said, "The reason Amazon wants to deliver packages with drones isn't because they like drones or…


Added by Pepper Petersen on September 19, 2015 at 7:49pm — No Comments

Full function mission control station with fold-up telemetry head

A "wearable" UAV/FPV GCS with a twist

Here's an update to our handheld (or rather body worn) modular commercial/civilian UAV GCS, an all-in-one FPV system with a fully functional integrated PC telemetry head. This is something that we've had in the works for some time now,…


Added by Azjeg on September 18, 2015 at 3:37pm — 13 Comments

Comms Network for Multiple UAVs! West Coast UAV in the 2016 Outback Challenge

Team West Coast UAV achieved one of our major milestones during testing on the weekend, controlling multiple UAVs through a multi-point comms network suitable for the 2016 Outback Challenge. 

One of the main challenges for our mission will be establishing reliable communications between our ground station and the retrieval aircraft when it lands at a distance of over 10 km away. To solve…


Added by Ben Dellar on September 16, 2015 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

CAD Quad v1.0 - FREE STL, STEP, and Solidworks File Downloads now available!

Hello DIY Drones Universe,

Here at our CAD Drones Community we've uploaded our very basic 3D Printable "CAD Quad v1.0" Multirotor Design Project and zip folder downloads. We have downloads of Solidworks 2015 Student Edition Parts, Assembly, and Drawing File that have been converted to .stl and .step files for you CAD users who don't have or use…


Added by Joshua Johnson on September 9, 2015 at 11:51pm — No Comments

Proposed Brazilian UAV regulation is open for public consultation

The Brazilian Aviation Agency (ANAC) has released the newest iteration of their proposed rules for UAV operation (VANT, in Portuguese), and is requesting public feedback until October 3rd, 2015. The official release is linked at the bottom. Feedback can be sent by e-mail to …


Added by Thiago Silva on September 4, 2015 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Landing of a helicopter UAV on a mobile platform without GPS

The EC-SAFEMOBIL project, initiative that belongs to the VII Framework Programme for R&D of the European Commission led and coordinated by CATEC and the University of Seville in the field of unmanned aerial systems (UAVs) and robotics, continues advancing its research and has achieved…


Added by Antidio Viguria on September 1, 2015 at 2:11am — 9 Comments

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