All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAV' (363)

RC Quadcopter X4 UAV FPV Carbon Fiber airframe

Quadcopter Airframe

Materials: Carbon fiber tube + Glass fiber

Size: <> 600mm diameter.

Net Weight: <> 400g

Flying Weight: <> 1000g

Propellers: 8-11”

Description: Small, lightweight but really sturdy Quadcopter…


Added by SeAN on August 8, 2013 at 6:00am — 2 Comments - International directory of commercial drone / UAV operators.

Hi everyone

I just launched a new website at, to help connect commercial drone operators with clients.

The site is very much a work in progress, so I would really appreciate any suggestions on how it…


Added by Drone Hire on July 31, 2013 at 3:00am — 20 Comments

Northrop Grumman sponsors high school students studying UAV's

Northrop Grumman Corporation  is sponsoring a team of high school students from Dickson College who are competing in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Outback Challenge 2013, aimed at promoting UAVs and demonstrating their vehicles in civilian applications.

As part of the UAV Challenge…


Added by Andrew Moss on July 29, 2013 at 1:27pm — 1 Comment

DIY Drones blog posts – April 2013


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

Aerial mapping stitch by MS ICE

Recently Lianpin Koh suggest to me to try out the Microsoft ICE. It is an advanced panoramic image stitcher. The best part : It's a freeware.

Being just completed to map 20000 Ha of oil palm land for a local plantation, I…


Added by keeyen pang on July 22, 2013 at 10:33pm — 17 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

Evolution of the Aeromapper UAV family of UAVs

So it`s been just a bit more than a year and a half since we first offered the Aeromaper UAV platform and we have seen the Aeromapper evolve significantly.

Since we introduced the Aeromapper Option E it has been a great success because it is a complete package with excellent features on it,…


Added by Mauricio on July 8, 2013 at 7:28pm — 11 Comments

ArduAquatic / APM:Aquatic




So I have been obsessed with robotics for quite some time and up until this year it was all based on walking - Humaniod,  quad & hex walker robots.  I have put together kits, pulled together parts from Lynxmotion - I have stuff all over, I am constantly tearing apart updating as new controller boards, sensors and the like come out.  I…


Added by Chuck Durham on July 2, 2013 at 8:00pm — 13 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

From Nothing To Landing

Low cost UAV has been advance in leap and bounce in recent year. Today general public can spend a few thousand dollar and a set of fully automatic UAV can be purchase and start taking aerial image and video. At least most of those who selling it hope you"ll to believe this is how…


Added by keeyen pang on June 24, 2013 at 3:33am — 11 Comments

Mugin 3M v III

The new design of the Mugin UAV 3M is out.

It's a huge UAV platform with 300 mm wingspan. The platform caters to larger UAS projects such as universities or commercial projects. It's really not a beginner platform.


The platform is available here:…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on June 23, 2013 at 2:00am — 48 Comments

0.2m DTM & DSM and Orthophoto of a Mining Area Using UAV Imagery

Abstract: This project was executed by SBL for a mining company having operations in Africa. The study area covered approximately 32 of land falling in the south western part of Congo.This project was awarded to SBL based on the excellent quality and timeliness shown during an earlier project for Landuse and Landcover mapping. The client requirement was for the creation of hight accuracy DTM edited…


Added by Jegan M on June 6, 2013 at 9:00pm — 19 Comments

New website of a company in Spain of photogrammetry and high precision orthoimage resolution with UAV-MENTOR.

We had already posted about our project for high-precision surveying thank photogrammetry techniques for ortho rectified and…


Added by Daniel Portillo on June 4, 2013 at 12:30pm — 2 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

Quadrotor With Tilting Propellers Can Twist in Midair

By Evan Ackerman

Conventional quadrotors are what’s called underactuated robots, which means that they can move in more ways than they have independent control over. For example, they can happily yaw around to any angle you want while otherwise stationary, but if you ask them to pitch or roll, they can’t do it without also changing their position: if you…


Added by Thomas J Coyle III on May 8, 2013 at 8:00am — 12 Comments

UAV for you and me


Added by Thomas J Coyle III on May 3, 2013 at 8:05am — 2 Comments

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

Drones can be positive and negative for the ag industry

By Heather Hetterick & Matt Reese

Just a few years ago, it would seem more like something out of a bad sci-fi film. But today, the possibility of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) floating over a farm taking pictures or video is a reality.

The unnerving whirring sound and…


Added by Thomas J Coyle III on May 2, 2013 at 9:38am — 2 Comments

Let the Competition Begin - A Hundred Students Set To Fly Their Own UAVs

Alma, Québec – April 22nd, 2013 - The municipal Council of Alma, Unmanned Systems Canada, the Alma Airport authorities and the Unmanned Aerial System Center of Excellence are proud to invite you to the 2013 Unmanned Systems Canada Student UAV Competition.

Close to a…


Added by criro1999 on April 30, 2013 at 9:00am — 9 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

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