At the summer 2013 Colorado FPV meet in South Park, near Hartsel, Colorado, a group of us did a special project. We did a one-way, point-to-point FPV flight from the top of a hill next to our campsite to the far side of a reservoir 8.6 miles away, handing off control from the pilot at the launch site (myself) to a pilot at the landing site halfway through the…Continue
On February 16, the EDGE Research Lab team launched EDGE4 (flight summary), a relatively light flight designed to inform infrastructure decisions for our research project. The flight lasted almost 5 hours,…Continue
A new strong video link on 5.8 Ghz frq.
This is a FPV RC Mini …Continue
I recently started an open-hardware project based on my RF work for the past several years. Although I was targeting challenging real-time…Continue
Here is an article about an interesting VTOL aircraft that is also capable of long ranges. While this functions primarily as a fixed wing aircraft it is also able to hover autonomously.
After having had some performance issues with 2.4ghz Xbee modules I just finished up a quick project for long range two-way communication. The system is based on HACCOM HAC-LM96 500mW 433mhz 9600 baud radio modems. Range is 2km (1.2 miles) ground level, so the system should be good for really long range communication when the plane is up in the air.…
Firstly I wish to convey my highest appreciation to all the developers and members of this community.
For those who do not know us, i wish to make a small explanation as why i am posting this.
Im my/our line of work, i/we have worked (and still do when required) on high end Mil spec UAV/UAS, and we wanted to do a mission not dissimilar, to what is required in real world situations.
This is the…Continue