All Blog Posts Tagged 'UAV' (353)

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

UAV - Full Mission Simulator - Brazil


Added by Luiz Amadeu Coutinho on April 29, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

School’s “Drone Lab” reimagines possibilities for UAVs

Don’t be surprised if you hear a buzzing sound in the hallways of South Hall this semester; it’s the sound of the future, in the form of small student-piloted unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones.

This semester, a small team of School of Information students is experimenting with…


Added by Thomas J Coyle III on April 18, 2013 at 8:37am — 1 Comment

Eyes in the sky for EMS

by Dan White

Imagine if a ScanEagle had been available during Katrina. It could permit the clever separation of Search from Rescue.…


Added by Thomas J Coyle III on April 16, 2013 at 1:25pm — 10 Comments

Bridging and Observing Wireless Services for Electronic Reconnaissance

Just a taste of a project I'm involved with at Fordham University's Cyber Security and Intelligence Group and the Ferrante Group. Phase one is getting wrapped up, with the second phase pending research funding. A lot of 3DR technology is used in this!

Added by StamusContra on April 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — 8 Comments

Arduplane At ASPRS Annual Conference

Follow up from my recent post : 

Arduplane goes to ASPRS


A Great week for all attendants and a glorious 2day for all DIYDrones members and APM users & Devs!!

With glad, i…


Added by James on March 31, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

FAA Public Meeting: Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site Program


AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration.

ACTION: Notice of public engagement session.

SUMMARY: The FAA will be holding a public engagement session on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, on the proposed privacy policy approach for the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site program.…


Added by Thomas J Coyle III on March 28, 2013 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

First hand look at unmanned aircraft for wildlife management

Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will work together to evaluate whether small unmanned aircraft operated by the USGS can save state wildlife managers time, money and offer a safer and enhanced alternative to gather greater sage-grouse data.

On Wednesday,…


Added by Thomas J Coyle III on March 27, 2013 at 8:31am — 6 Comments

Banning drones because of privacy? I think it is just an excuse.

There are a lot of people talking about banning drones. They claimed that drones would fly over their backyards and capture their privacy. Does it really the reason people want to ban drones?

First, the problem is how to define a drone? You may think a drone is unmanned aerial vehicle. But how about an model plane with a camera…


Added by Yiduo Zhan on March 16, 2013 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

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