Concept Drawing/Rough Draft Sketch…Continue
As my first blog post in diydrones I'd like to show, specially to other noobies what is the so much talked PID so much used in our Arducopters and Arduplanes.
This video has substitles also in english and russian but you have to select it to activate them.
It shows in a very dummy but effective way what PID is, and hope it makes things more clear for…Continue
This is Episode 7 - UAS - Telemetry
DroneCafe - The…Continue
Its been some time since I gave any public updates to you people (contributors have got weeklies) on the status of the FreePilot project. Now as the project nears completion, I am posting photos and the current status for you people to comment on , advise, criticize , etc. I have run into some issues, most of which have been solved, but still need…Continue
Came across this very interesting article on the register
"A British-led Japan-based group is building a free-software-powered flying robot for use by disaster relief organisations – and at its heart is tech darling the…Continue
I’m pleased to announce the release of the first major product from Event 38, model E382, a Ready to Fly Photomapping UAS. Based on the APM 2.0, the E382 is designed to make aerial maps quickly and easily for those not interested in cutting, gluing and programming a plane from the basic components. …
Here a video a the latest firmware of the ThermoPilot v5.2 (2012 version) which uses a new algorithm (MLA) tested in HIL mode on Xplane v9.70 during a full autonomous slope soaring flight in high mountains. The ThermoPilot is a full enhancement of the ArduPlane v2.28 which adds the Thermal Hunting capabilitie and some…Continue
Here a video of the test of a Nimbus 4 meters wingspan electro-glider piloted by the firmware ArduPlane 2.28xp1 (updated version with a JLN mod). Test done in HIL mode with the AeroSIM-RC v3.83 simulator connected through the AP Mission planner v1.1.30 on an ArduPilot Mega board v1.
I've final finished setting up the worlds first (to my knowledge, and until proven otherwise) ArduPlane F22 Twin EDF with thrust vectoring, flaps, slats, and retractable undercarriage. It flies using delta wing mixing. With 6S 4000 mah.
Take off weight: 2.0 kg
Max thrust: 2.5 kg
Pre-flight complete, with Manual, Stabilize and FBW modes currently programmed. This should make this aircraft easier to fly. With a huge elevator on the back I might have to reduce…Continue